Be someone's lifeline: Know how to use a throw bag
Be someone's lifeline: Know how to use a throw bag
Feature  |  23 June 2017
Be someone's lifeline: Know how to use a throw bag
We’ve all seen them while walking along the coast or a river: throw bags and liferings. They may seem like simple pieces of public rescue equipment, but for someone who has fallen in the water they are a lifeline. So would you know how to use one?

By Anna Burn
Photo: RNLI/Nathan Williams
Children
lost to drowning: Turning heartbreak into action Read more
Feature  |  16 June 2017
Children lost to drowning: Turning heartbreak into action
For most of us, it’s impossible to imagine how it must feel to lose a child to drowning. Sadly, it’s a feeling far too many parents are familiar with.

By Nikki McMullen
Raise a glass at these great lifeboat pubs Read more
Feature  |  9 June 2017
Raise a glass at these great lifeboat pubs
There’s a lifeboat crew at the heart of so many communities. And, in most cases, there’s a particular public house there too - a special place that has kept local lifesavers fed and watered for generations. Here our writer uncovers a few recommendations …

By Jon Jones
Meet 6 extraordinary lifesaving volunteers Read more
Feature  |  2 June 2017
Meet 6 extraordinary lifesaving volunteers
To celebrate Volunteers' Week (1-7 June), meet six lifesaving volunteers - just a handful of the thousands of extraordinary people who give their time to help save lives at sea.

By Bethany Hope
How to make Fistral a safer surfspot, all year
round Read more
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
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
Children
lost to drowning: Turning heartbreak into action Read more
Feature  |  16 June 2017
Children lost to drowning: Turning heartbreak into action
For most of us, it’s impossible to imagine how it must feel to lose a child to drowning. Sadly, it’s a feeling far too many parents are familiar with.

By Nikki McMullen
Raise a glass at these great lifeboat pubs Read more
Feature  |  9 June 2017
Raise a glass at these great lifeboat pubs
There’s a lifeboat crew at the heart of so many communities. And, in most cases, there’s a particular public house there too - a special place that has kept local lifesavers fed and watered for generations. Here our writer uncovers a few recommendations …

By Jon Jones
Meet 6 extraordinary lifesaving volunteers Read more
Feature  |  2 June 2017
Meet 6 extraordinary lifesaving volunteers
To celebrate Volunteers' Week (1-7 June), meet six lifesaving volunteers - just a handful of the thousands of extraordinary people who give their time to help save lives at sea.

By Bethany Hope
How to make Fistral a safer surfspot, all year
round Read more
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
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

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