RNLI and me: James Cracknell
RNLI and me: James Cracknell
Feature  |  26 August 2016
RNLI and me: James Cracknell
The athlete, adventurer and TV presenter explains why he respects the water - and the RNLI’s lifesavers.

By Laura Rainbow
Photo: SG Haywood Photography
From collection tins to contactless: 8 RNLI fundraising innovations Read more
Feature  |  12 August 2016
From collection tins to contactless: 8 RNLI fundraising innovations
Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, lifesavers have depended on donations to keep our seas safe. With fundraisers across the UK and Ireland testing new ideas for nearly 200 years, here’s what we’ve learned along the way.

By Philly Byrde
The biggest
danger we face? It’s losing touch with you Read more
Feature  |  4 August 2016
The biggest danger we face? It’s losing touch with you
From 1 January 2017, we will only contact you if you’ve said we can, or ‘opted in’.  Here’s why your continued support is vital to the future of lifesaving.

By Laura Rainbow
Jade Cohen, Brighton Read more
Feature  |  3 August 2016
Jade Cohen, Brighton
If you’ve been watching the BBC documentary Saving Lives at Sea, you’ll already know Jade Cohen - a volunteer crew member onboard Brighton’s Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat, and the station’s volunteer Press Officer.

By Laura Rainbow
Cold-water shock: A bolt from the blue Read more
Feature  |  3 August 2016
Cold-water shock: A bolt from the blue
As Summer approaches many of us head to the sea, but the temperature of the water can shock you, as Olympian Shirley Robertson discovers.

First shout for
Newquay’s third generation Read more
Rescue  |  27 July 2016
First shout for Newquay’s third generation
Shaunna Broderick can be seen on the BBC’s Saving Lives at Sea documentary talking about her family tradition with the RNLI. But, as the third generation to join the crew at Newquay, Shaunna had a frustrating wait to get out on her first shout.

By Jack Barclay
Shaun Wright, Blackpool Read more
Feature  |  27 July 2016
Shaun Wright, Blackpool
Blackpool Lifeboat Station and its crew star in the BBC’s Saving Lives at Sea. We recently caught up with Helm Shaun Wright to discuss the documentary and his time with the RNLI.

By Jack Barclay
How to volunteer with the RNLI Read more
Feature  |  27 July 2016
How to volunteer with the RNLI
Have the brave lifeboat crew on BBC documentary Saving Lives at Sea inspired you to help those in trouble on the water? Or do you want to support the RNLI, but don’t fancy getting wet? Whatever your skills and interests, read on to find your perfect volunteer role.

By Laura Rainbow
24
hours on the Thames Read more
Feature  |  21 July 2016
24 hours on the Thames
Tower Lifeboat Station is the busiest in the UK. To find out exactly what life is like for the crew members that save lives on the capital’s most famous waterway, Writer Catherine Richards spent 24 hours shadowing a shift …

By Catherine Richards
Big Sick, Little Sick: Simpler ways to treat injury and illness at sea Read more
Feature  |  20 July 2016
Big Sick, Little Sick: Simpler ways to treat injury and illness at sea
Lifeboat crews are made up of volunteers from many professions, from plumbers to IT technicians. Although a doctor, nurse or paramedic may join the crew occasionally, the vast majority of RNLI volunteers join with no medical training.

By Jack Barclay
From collection tins to contactless: 8 RNLI fundraising innovations Read more
Feature  |  12 August 2016
From collection tins to contactless: 8 RNLI fundraising innovations
Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, lifesavers have depended on donations to keep our seas safe. With fundraisers across the UK and Ireland testing new ideas for nearly 200 years, here’s what we’ve learned along the way.

By Philly Byrde
The biggest
danger we face? It’s losing touch with you Read more
Feature  |  4 August 2016
The biggest danger we face? It’s losing touch with you
From 1 January 2017, we will only contact you if you’ve said we can, or ‘opted in’.  Here’s why your continued support is vital to the future of lifesaving.

By Laura Rainbow
Jade Cohen, Brighton Read more
Feature  |  3 August 2016
Jade Cohen, Brighton
If you’ve been watching the BBC documentary Saving Lives at Sea, you’ll already know Jade Cohen - a volunteer crew member onboard Brighton’s Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat, and the station’s volunteer Press Officer.

By Laura Rainbow
Cold-water shock: A bolt from the blue Read more
Feature  |  3 August 2016
Cold-water shock: A bolt from the blue
As Summer approaches many of us head to the sea, but the temperature of the water can shock you, as Olympian Shirley Robertson discovers.

First shout for
Newquay’s third generation Read more
Rescue  |  27 July 2016
First shout for Newquay’s third generation
Shaunna Broderick can be seen on the BBC’s Saving Lives at Sea documentary talking about her family tradition with the RNLI. But, as the third generation to join the crew at Newquay, Shaunna had a frustrating wait to get out on her first shout.

By Jack Barclay
Shaun Wright, Blackpool Read more
Feature  |  27 July 2016
Shaun Wright, Blackpool
Blackpool Lifeboat Station and its crew star in the BBC’s Saving Lives at Sea. We recently caught up with Helm Shaun Wright to discuss the documentary and his time with the RNLI.

By Jack Barclay
How to volunteer with the RNLI Read more
Feature  |  27 July 2016
How to volunteer with the RNLI
Have the brave lifeboat crew on BBC documentary Saving Lives at Sea inspired you to help those in trouble on the water? Or do you want to support the RNLI, but don’t fancy getting wet? Whatever your skills and interests, read on to find your perfect volunteer role.

By Laura Rainbow
24
hours on the Thames Read more
Feature  |  21 July 2016
24 hours on the Thames
Tower Lifeboat Station is the busiest in the UK. To find out exactly what life is like for the crew members that save lives on the capital’s most famous waterway, Writer Catherine Richards spent 24 hours shadowing a shift …

By Catherine Richards
Big Sick, Little Sick: Simpler ways to treat injury and illness at sea Read more
Feature  |  20 July 2016
Big Sick, Little Sick: Simpler ways to treat injury and illness at sea
Lifeboat crews are made up of volunteers from many professions, from plumbers to IT technicians. Although a doctor, nurse or paramedic may join the crew occasionally, the vast majority of RNLI volunteers join with no medical training.

By Jack Barclay

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