A small lifeboat was stationed at Filey since the early 19th Century but the first recorded rescue was in 1853 . Since then the Filey lifeboat has saved hundreds of lives. InĀ  2003 a local fisherman Michael (Pip) Farline was awarded the prestigious bronze life saving medal for rescuing two tourists who had been trapped by the tide on a sand bar at Reighton. Reighton Rescue.

The full history of the Filey Lifeboat can be found at: http://www.fileylifeboat.co.uk/

 

 

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