How to recognise drowning: It’s not like the movies
How to recognise drowning: It’s not like the movies
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.

Photo: RNLI/Nathan Williams
How to rescue someone from drowning Read more
Feature  |  24 March 2017
How to rescue someone from drowning
Most people won’t just stand by and do nothing while someone’s in trouble in the water. But what do you do out of season or on holiday when there are no lifeguards and someone’s drowning?

Freezing and paralysed: Skerries race to the rescue of a hypothermic swimmer Read more
Rescue  |  17 March 2017
Freezing and paralysed: Skerries race to the rescue of a hypothermic swimmer
When Skerries sea-swimmer Sean O'Kelly became hypothermic during a swim around Colt Island, he didn’t quite believe it. 'I could hear a voice saying: "Are you alright?"' he recalls. 'I kept saying: "Yeah" - but I wasn’t.'

By Anna Burn
Best ‘man’ in the crew: Why one RNLI volunteer made the headlines in 1961 Read more
Feature  |  8 March 2017
Best ‘man’ in the crew: Why one RNLI volunteer made the headlines in 1961
To help us celebrate International Women’s Day, Pat Mucklow shares her story as the first woman to join Mallaig lifeboat crew. 

By Jasmin Downs
From the brink of disaster: Richard Lewis and the making of the modern RNLI Read more
Feature  |  3 March 2017
From the brink of disaster: Richard Lewis and the making of the modern RNLI
In 1850, a dynamic new secretary arrived at the RNLI who, with the help of his colleagues, set the precedent for many of the safety and fundraising initiatives we follow today. Meet unsung hero Richard Lewis.

By Sam Jones
Winni and Daisy: Identical twins on
different lifeboat crews Read more
Feature  |  2 March 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.

Drowning:
Take our quiz on this global epidemic Read more
Feature  |  24 February 2017
Drowning: Take our quiz on this global epidemic
The RNLI is working with partners around the world to tackle drowning. But how much do you know about this silent epidemic?

By Philly Byrde
'Something good out of something so tragic' Read more
Feature  |  22 February 2017
'Something good out of something so tragic'
In the 2 years since Andrew McGeown's tragic death while walking his dog along Scarborough's South Bay, Andrew's family have turned their loss into something positive for the town - in Andrew's name.

By Robin Westcott
7
pro tips for coastal photography Read more
Feature  |  20 February 2017
7 pro tips for coastal photography
Raise your game with inspiration and practical tips from Photographer Nathan Williams.

By Bethany Hope
Lost at sea: One diver's tale of faith and courage Read more
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 rescue someone from drowning Read more
Feature  |  24 March 2017
How to rescue someone from drowning
Most people won’t just stand by and do nothing while someone’s in trouble in the water. But what do you do out of season or on holiday when there are no lifeguards and someone’s drowning?

Freezing and paralysed: Skerries race to the rescue of a hypothermic swimmer Read more
Rescue  |  17 March 2017
Freezing and paralysed: Skerries race to the rescue of a hypothermic swimmer
When Skerries sea-swimmer Sean O'Kelly became hypothermic during a swim around Colt Island, he didn’t quite believe it. 'I could hear a voice saying: "Are you alright?"' he recalls. 'I kept saying: "Yeah" - but I wasn’t.'

By Anna Burn
Best ‘man’ in the crew: Why one RNLI volunteer made the headlines in 1961 Read more
Feature  |  8 March 2017
Best ‘man’ in the crew: Why one RNLI volunteer made the headlines in 1961
To help us celebrate International Women’s Day, Pat Mucklow shares her story as the first woman to join Mallaig lifeboat crew. 

By Jasmin Downs
From the brink of disaster: Richard Lewis and the making of the modern RNLI Read more
Feature  |  3 March 2017
From the brink of disaster: Richard Lewis and the making of the modern RNLI
In 1850, a dynamic new secretary arrived at the RNLI who, with the help of his colleagues, set the precedent for many of the safety and fundraising initiatives we follow today. Meet unsung hero Richard Lewis.

By Sam Jones
Winni and Daisy: Identical twins on
different lifeboat crews Read more
Feature  |  2 March 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.

Drowning:
Take our quiz on this global epidemic Read more
Feature  |  24 February 2017
Drowning: Take our quiz on this global epidemic
The RNLI is working with partners around the world to tackle drowning. But how much do you know about this silent epidemic?

By Philly Byrde
'Something good out of something so tragic' Read more
Feature  |  22 February 2017
'Something good out of something so tragic'
In the 2 years since Andrew McGeown's tragic death while walking his dog along Scarborough's South Bay, Andrew's family have turned their loss into something positive for the town - in Andrew's name.

By Robin Westcott
7
pro tips for coastal photography Read more
Feature  |  20 February 2017
7 pro tips for coastal photography
Raise your game with inspiration and practical tips from Photographer Nathan Williams.

By Bethany Hope
Lost at sea: One diver's tale of faith and courage Read more
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.

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