Lost at sea: One diver's tale of faith and courage
Lost at sea: One diver's tale of faith and courage
Rescue  |  15 February 2017
Lost at sea: One diver's tale of faith and courage
When diver Paul Gibson became separated from his buddy and his boat, a major search and rescue operation ensued. Paul tells us what happened that day and how faith in his personal locator beacon gave him the courage to survive.

How to write flash fiction, RNLI-style Read more
Feature  |  9 February 2017
How to write flash fiction, RNLI-style
Not got the time to write that novel? Then tell us a shorter story with Writer and RNLI Helm Eleanor Hooker.

By Bethany Hope
Marine mammal emergency: Would you know what to do? Read more
Feature  |  3 February 2017
Marine mammal emergency: Would you know what to do?
It’s human nature to want to help an animal in trouble and people will often go to great lengths - and risk - to do so. That's why RNLI lifesavers will sometimes step in or assist another rescue service to save animals’ lives at sea.

By Anna Burn
‘That’s true courage’: Ant Middleton on why the RNLI is a special force Read more
Feature  |  27 January 2017
‘That’s true courage’: Ant Middleton on why the RNLI is a special force
The frontman for gritty on-screen challenges such as SAS: Who Dares Wins and Mutiny, has taken time out to explain why he'll always support the charity that saves lives at sea.

By Rory Stamp
Capsize in the Thames: 'They were holding on for dear life' Read more
Rescue  |  20 January 2017
Capsize in the Thames: 'They were holding on for dear life'
The crew at Chiswick on the River Thames is one of our busiest - and in October 2016 they knew it wouldn’t be long before they were called on for the 3,000th time. But who would need their help?

By Jasmin Downs
One life lost every 85 seconds: How can we break the global drowning cycle? Read more
Feature  |  13 January 2017
One life lost every 85 seconds: How can we break the global drowning cycle?
In too many countries, drowning is the leading killer of children. It affects the poorest in our world first and worst: people caught in the rhythms of everyday life.

By Philly Byrde
Winni and Daisy: Identical twins on
different lifeboat crews Read more
Feature  |  6 January 2017
Winni and Daisy: Identical twins on different lifeboat crews
Twins Winni and Daisy Jarvis volunteer as lifeboat crew members on the River Thames in London and in the Cornish town of St Ives.

Sir William Hillary: One man's lifesaving vision Read more
Feature  |  4 January 2017
Sir William Hillary: One man's lifesaving vision
Having witnessed firsthand how dangerous the water around our coasts can be, one man set out to save lives at sea.

By Rory Stamp
Born at sea: The babies who arrive
on lifeboats Read more
Feature  |  30 December 2016
Born at sea: The babies who arrive on lifeboats
The RNLI Oban rescue vessel isn’t only for saving lives. For some families, it’s where a new life begins. 

By Laura Rainbow
Storms, cargo ships, excited puppies: Your RNLI highlights of 2016 Read more
Rescue  |  29 December 2016
Storms, cargo ships, excited puppies: Your RNLI highlights of 2016
This morning, we’ve dug into our statistics and picked out some of the most popular RNLI stories of 2016 – the ones you read, commented on and shared.

By Mairéad Dwane
How to write flash fiction, RNLI-style Read more
Feature  |  9 February 2017
How to write flash fiction, RNLI-style
Not got the time to write that novel? Then tell us a shorter story with Writer and RNLI Helm Eleanor Hooker.

By Bethany Hope
Marine mammal emergency: Would you know what to do? Read more
Feature  |  3 February 2017
Marine mammal emergency: Would you know what to do?
It’s human nature to want to help an animal in trouble and people will often go to great lengths - and risk - to do so. That's why RNLI lifesavers will sometimes step in or assist another rescue service to save animals’ lives at sea.

By Anna Burn
‘That’s true courage’: Ant Middleton on why the RNLI is a special force Read more
Feature  |  27 January 2017
‘That’s true courage’: Ant Middleton on why the RNLI is a special force
The frontman for gritty on-screen challenges such as SAS: Who Dares Wins and Mutiny, has taken time out to explain why he'll always support the charity that saves lives at sea.

By Rory Stamp
Capsize in the Thames: 'They were holding on for dear life' Read more
Rescue  |  20 January 2017
Capsize in the Thames: 'They were holding on for dear life'
The crew at Chiswick on the River Thames is one of our busiest - and in October 2016 they knew it wouldn’t be long before they were called on for the 3,000th time. But who would need their help?

By Jasmin Downs
One life lost every 85 seconds: How can we break the global drowning cycle? Read more
Feature  |  13 January 2017
One life lost every 85 seconds: How can we break the global drowning cycle?
In too many countries, drowning is the leading killer of children. It affects the poorest in our world first and worst: people caught in the rhythms of everyday life.

By Philly Byrde
Winni and Daisy: Identical twins on
different lifeboat crews Read more
Feature  |  6 January 2017
Winni and Daisy: Identical twins on different lifeboat crews
Twins Winni and Daisy Jarvis volunteer as lifeboat crew members on the River Thames in London and in the Cornish town of St Ives.

Sir William Hillary: One man's lifesaving vision Read more
Feature  |  4 January 2017
Sir William Hillary: One man's lifesaving vision
Having witnessed firsthand how dangerous the water around our coasts can be, one man set out to save lives at sea.

By Rory Stamp
Born at sea: The babies who arrive
on lifeboats Read more
Feature  |  30 December 2016
Born at sea: The babies who arrive on lifeboats
The RNLI Oban rescue vessel isn’t only for saving lives. For some families, it’s where a new life begins. 

By Laura Rainbow
Storms, cargo ships, excited puppies: Your RNLI highlights of 2016 Read more
Rescue  |  29 December 2016
Storms, cargo ships, excited puppies: Your RNLI highlights of 2016
This morning, we’ve dug into our statistics and picked out some of the most popular RNLI stories of 2016 – the ones you read, commented on and shared.

By Mairéad Dwane

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