How to make Fistral a safer surfspot, all year
round?
How to make Fistral a safer surfspot, all year
round?
Rescue  |  26 May 2017
How to make Fistral a safer surfspot, all year round?
A community scheme to help save lives when lifeguards aren’t on duty proved crucial in December when a surfer suffered a serious injury.

By Vicki Lovegrove-Fray
Photo: RNLI/Nathan Williams
Drowning prevention: A global conversation Read more
Feature  |  19 May 2017
Drowning prevention: A global conversation
Drowning claims an estimated 372,000 lives worldwide every year. So when the RNLI's fledgling International Team began receiving requests for assistance and advice from organisations around the world, they leapt at the opportunity to start a global conversation.  

By Anna Burn
Beating the odds: Kayaker
survives fall into a cold sea Read more
Rescue  |  12 May 2017
Beating the odds: Kayaker survives fall into a cold sea
When Youghal lifeboat crew were paged to a man in the sea with a kayak, struggling to swim back to shore, they knew they didn't have much time.

By Robin Westcott
Meet the
artists and crafters helping to save lives Read more
Feature  |  5 May 2017
Meet the artists and crafters helping to save lives
We caught up with some artists who love the RNLI, and whose work celebrates and supports lifesaving at sea (it also looks amazing). 

By Laura Rainbow
'Thank you for rescuing us!' say family cut off by the tide Read more
Rescue  |  28 April 2017
'Thank you for rescuing us!' say family cut off by the tide
When sisters Emily and Lydia from Chester visited Newborough Beach in North Wales on a blustery February day they had no idea they'd end their trip on a lifeboat - especially as they hadn't even been in the water! 

By Anna Burn
The RNLI and me: Clodagh McKenna Read more
Feature  |  27 April 2017
The RNLI and me: Clodagh McKenna
The international TV chef and restaurateur tells us about her love of the sea - and the people who work on it.

By Anna Burn
What to do if you get seasick: A seafaring doctor's advice Read more
Feature  |  12 April 2017
What to do if you get seasick: A seafaring doctor's advice
You’re out sailing for the day with friends and you’re starting to feel incapacitated. What do you do?

By Anna Burn
How the RNLI became an international lifesaver Read more
Feature  |  10 April 2017
How the RNLI became an international lifesaver
At the heart of the RNLI is a commitment to saving lives at sea. It doesn’t matter where you’re from or how you got into trouble. The RNLI is there, without judgement, for anyone who needs help.

By Nikki McMullen
Best
by boat: Four stunning locations to explore around our coast Read more
Feature  |  31 March 2017
Best by boat: Four stunning locations to explore around our coast
Discover some of the secrets hidden around our coastline and only accessible by boat.

By Anna Burn
How to recognise drowning: It’s not like the movies Read more
Feature  |  24 March 2017
How to recognise drowning: It’s not like the movies
Could you tell if someone is drowning? It’s not like in the movies, yet that’s often the only reference people have for what it looks like.

Drowning prevention: A global conversation Read more
Feature  |  19 May 2017
Drowning prevention: A global conversation
Drowning claims an estimated 372,000 lives worldwide every year. So when the RNLI's fledgling International Team began receiving requests for assistance and advice from organisations around the world, they leapt at the opportunity to start a global conversation.  

By Anna Burn
Beating the odds: Kayaker
survives fall into a cold sea Read more
Rescue  |  12 May 2017
Beating the odds: Kayaker survives fall into a cold sea
When Youghal lifeboat crew were paged to a man in the sea with a kayak, struggling to swim back to shore, they knew they didn't have much time.

By Robin Westcott
Meet the
artists and crafters helping to save lives Read more
Feature  |  5 May 2017
Meet the artists and crafters helping to save lives
We caught up with some artists who love the RNLI, and whose work celebrates and supports lifesaving at sea (it also looks amazing). 

By Laura Rainbow
'Thank you for rescuing us!' say family cut off by the tide Read more
Rescue  |  28 April 2017
'Thank you for rescuing us!' say family cut off by the tide
When sisters Emily and Lydia from Chester visited Newborough Beach in North Wales on a blustery February day they had no idea they'd end their trip on a lifeboat - especially as they hadn't even been in the water! 

By Anna Burn
The RNLI and me: Clodagh McKenna Read more
Feature  |  27 April 2017
The RNLI and me: Clodagh McKenna
The international TV chef and restaurateur tells us about her love of the sea - and the people who work on it.

By Anna Burn
What to do if you get seasick: A seafaring doctor's advice Read more
Feature  |  12 April 2017
What to do if you get seasick: A seafaring doctor's advice
You’re out sailing for the day with friends and you’re starting to feel incapacitated. What do you do?

By Anna Burn
How the RNLI became an international lifesaver Read more
Feature  |  10 April 2017
How the RNLI became an international lifesaver
At the heart of the RNLI is a commitment to saving lives at sea. It doesn’t matter where you’re from or how you got into trouble. The RNLI is there, without judgement, for anyone who needs help.

By Nikki McMullen
Best
by boat: Four stunning locations to explore around our coast Read more
Feature  |  31 March 2017
Best by boat: Four stunning locations to explore around our coast
Discover some of the secrets hidden around our coastline and only accessible by boat.

By Anna Burn
How to recognise drowning: It’s not like the movies Read more
Feature  |  24 March 2017
How to recognise drowning: It’s not like the movies
Could you tell if someone is drowning? It’s not like in the movies, yet that’s often the only reference people have for what it looks like.

Latest tweets