The mark of a
lifesaver: 9 RNLI-inspired tattoos
 The mark of a
lifesaver: 9 RNLI-inspired tattoos
Feature  |  26 January 2018
 The mark of a lifesaver: 9 RNLI-inspired tattoos
Our volunteers give up their time and energy to help keep people safe around the coast. And some give up a part of their body to show their dedication to the charity - with an RNLI tattoo.

By James Dwyer
Photo: Anthony Keeling
Tombstoner
at Flamborough cliffs Read more
Rescue  |  19 January 2018
Tombstoner at Flamborough cliffs
Would you jump off a cliff if your friends told you to? That’s exactly what one man did in October at a notorious part of the East Yorkshire coast. 

By Bethany Hope
10 RNLI resolutions for 2018 Read more
Feature  |  11 January 2018
10 RNLI resolutions for 2018
From a 10-year-old’s first visit to Ireland to a photographer’s wish to get back into kayaking, it’s shaping up to be a year of dedication, perspiration and inspiration!

By Anna Burn
On the ropes: Tangled kitesurfer rescued by Porthcawl RNLI Read more
Rescue  |  11 December 2017
On the ropes: Tangled kitesurfer rescued by Porthcawl RNLI
A kitesurfer, tangled in his lines, was drifting out to sea. He was dangerously close to jagged rocks and was about to take desperate measures

By Bethany Hope
Alex Ellis-Roswell: The long journey home Read more
Feature  |  24 November 2017
Alex Ellis-Roswell: The long journey home
In August 2014, Alex Ellis-Roswell left his home to walk around the entire coast of UK and Ireland to raise money for the RNLI. Three years later, he is finally returning home.

Rescue of the Green Lily Read more
Rescue  |  6 November 2017
Rescue of the Green Lily
In 1997, Lerwick lifeboat crew were involved in one of the most dramatic rescues in RNLI history. A story of triumph and tragedy, 20 years on we retell the story.

Meet Kim - the mermaid saving lives in Portsmouth Read more
Feature  |  31 October 2017
Meet Kim - the mermaid saving lives in Portsmouth
As a child, Kim Dugan wanted to be a mermaid. Now that she’s senior lifeguard, crew member and one of the stars of Saving Lives at Sea, Kim’s practically living the dream.

By Bethany Hope
War of the workhorses: B class vs D class lifeboats Read more
Rescue  |  31 October 2017
War of the workhorses: B class vs D class lifeboats
Between them, the RNLI’s B and D class lifeboats launched more times in 2016 than the rest of the fleet put together. But which of these high performers is top of the class?

By Bethany Hope
Exmouth: That sinking feeling Read more
Rescue  |  19 October 2017
Exmouth: That sinking feeling
Sometimes you can do everything right and the sea will still find a way to catch you out. 

By Jon Jones
When the cliff
collapsed: A multi-agency mission Read more
Rescue  |  18 October 2017
When the cliff collapsed: A multi-agency mission
Wednesday 21 June was an exceptionally hot, calm day – the warmest June day in decades. Little did the beach-goers know, a dramatic cliff fall was about to interrupt their pleasant afternoon.

By Nikki McMullen
Tombstoner
at Flamborough cliffs Read more
Rescue  |  19 January 2018
Tombstoner at Flamborough cliffs
Would you jump off a cliff if your friends told you to? That’s exactly what one man did in October at a notorious part of the East Yorkshire coast. 

By Bethany Hope
10 RNLI resolutions for 2018 Read more
Feature  |  11 January 2018
10 RNLI resolutions for 2018
From a 10-year-old’s first visit to Ireland to a photographer’s wish to get back into kayaking, it’s shaping up to be a year of dedication, perspiration and inspiration!

By Anna Burn
On the ropes: Tangled kitesurfer rescued by Porthcawl RNLI Read more
Rescue  |  11 December 2017
On the ropes: Tangled kitesurfer rescued by Porthcawl RNLI
A kitesurfer, tangled in his lines, was drifting out to sea. He was dangerously close to jagged rocks and was about to take desperate measures

By Bethany Hope
Alex Ellis-Roswell: The long journey home Read more
Feature  |  24 November 2017
Alex Ellis-Roswell: The long journey home
In August 2014, Alex Ellis-Roswell left his home to walk around the entire coast of UK and Ireland to raise money for the RNLI. Three years later, he is finally returning home.

Rescue of the Green Lily Read more
Rescue  |  6 November 2017
Rescue of the Green Lily
In 1997, Lerwick lifeboat crew were involved in one of the most dramatic rescues in RNLI history. A story of triumph and tragedy, 20 years on we retell the story.

Meet Kim - the mermaid saving lives in Portsmouth Read more
Feature  |  31 October 2017
Meet Kim - the mermaid saving lives in Portsmouth
As a child, Kim Dugan wanted to be a mermaid. Now that she’s senior lifeguard, crew member and one of the stars of Saving Lives at Sea, Kim’s practically living the dream.

By Bethany Hope
War of the workhorses: B class vs D class lifeboats Read more
Rescue  |  31 October 2017
War of the workhorses: B class vs D class lifeboats
Between them, the RNLI’s B and D class lifeboats launched more times in 2016 than the rest of the fleet put together. But which of these high performers is top of the class?

By Bethany Hope
Exmouth: That sinking feeling Read more
Rescue  |  19 October 2017
Exmouth: That sinking feeling
Sometimes you can do everything right and the sea will still find a way to catch you out. 

By Jon Jones
When the cliff
collapsed: A multi-agency mission Read more
Rescue  |  18 October 2017
When the cliff collapsed: A multi-agency mission
Wednesday 21 June was an exceptionally hot, calm day – the warmest June day in decades. Little did the beach-goers know, a dramatic cliff fall was about to interrupt their pleasant afternoon.

By Nikki McMullen

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