Meet the
international innovators
Meet the
international innovators
Innovation
Meet the international innovators
When resources are scarce and funding is tight, creative ideas shine through. Through the RNLI's international programme, we've met some true lifesaving innovators.

By Philly Byrde
Photo: RNLI/Mike Lavis
Four
lifeboats. One massive mission. Read more
Rescue
Four lifeboats. One massive mission.
‘Crikey! What are we expected to do with this?’ Yarmouth RNLI Coxswain Howard Lester’s reaction to the sight of a 180m car carrier with a 45° list.

By Mairéad Dwane
Michael Mordaunt,
Arklow Read more
Profile
Michael Mordaunt, Arklow
Michael has done his fair share of fundraising challenges and is one of the RNLI’s unsung heroes, although he’d never admit to it.

By Vicki Lovegrove-Fray
Riverside charm and
cheer in Chiswick Read more
Spotlight
Riverside charm and cheer in Chiswick
With its abundant wildlife, leafy green banks and riverside pubs, Chiswick RNLI’s patch of the River Thames is a charming oasis in the heart of west London. 

By Vicki Lovegrove-Fray
A challenging night on the Celtic Sea Read more
Rescue
A challenging night on the Celtic Sea
The sea state was moderate to rough. Not unusual for the Celtic Sea in mid-December, but challenging conditions for a 13m yacht. 

By Mairéad Dwane
Tour
of Britain; dreams of toast Read more
Adventure
Tour of Britain; dreams of toast
What makes an adventure? Is it about speed or scale? Novelty or – dare we say it – danger? 

By Mairéad Dwane
Quit your coffee habit Read more
How To
Quit your coffee habit
We're going H2Only this June, drinking water only for the crew. Here's how.

By Laura Rainbow
100 years ago: Lusitania sinks Read more
Heritage
100 years ago: Lusitania sinks
With nearly 2,000 onboard, the passenger liner was sunk by a German torpedo on 7 May 1915.

By Mairéad Dwane
Whitstable: Stuck in mud Read more
Rescue
Whitstable: Stuck in mud
Two stranded teenagers raised the alarm by mobile phone.

By Laura Rainbow
Safe to Sail Quiz Read more
Quiz
Safe to Sail Quiz
Want a trouble-free Summer’s sailing? Do this quiz to find out if you’re ready for action or if you’re an accident waiting to happen.

By Bethany Hope
April 2015 Edition
                 
Four
lifeboats. One massive mission. Read more
Rescue
Four lifeboats. One massive mission.
‘Crikey! What are we expected to do with this?’ Yarmouth RNLI Coxswain Howard Lester’s reaction to the sight of a 180m car carrier with a 45° list.

By Mairéad Dwane
Michael Mordaunt,
Arklow Read more
Profile
Michael Mordaunt, Arklow
Michael has done his fair share of fundraising challenges and is one of the RNLI’s unsung heroes, although he’d never admit to it.

By Vicki Lovegrove-Fray
Riverside charm and
cheer in Chiswick Read more
Spotlight
Riverside charm and cheer in Chiswick
With its abundant wildlife, leafy green banks and riverside pubs, Chiswick RNLI’s patch of the River Thames is a charming oasis in the heart of west London. 

By Vicki Lovegrove-Fray
A challenging night on the Celtic Sea Read more
Rescue
A challenging night on the Celtic Sea
The sea state was moderate to rough. Not unusual for the Celtic Sea in mid-December, but challenging conditions for a 13m yacht. 

By Mairéad Dwane
Tour
of Britain; dreams of toast Read more
Adventure
Tour of Britain; dreams of toast
What makes an adventure? Is it about speed or scale? Novelty or – dare we say it – danger? 

By Mairéad Dwane
Quit your coffee habit Read more
How To
Quit your coffee habit
We're going H2Only this June, drinking water only for the crew. Here's how.

By Laura Rainbow
100 years ago: Lusitania sinks Read more
Heritage
100 years ago: Lusitania sinks
With nearly 2,000 onboard, the passenger liner was sunk by a German torpedo on 7 May 1915.

By Mairéad Dwane
Whitstable: Stuck in mud Read more
Rescue
Whitstable: Stuck in mud
Two stranded teenagers raised the alarm by mobile phone.

By Laura Rainbow
Safe to Sail Quiz Read more
Quiz
Safe to Sail Quiz
Want a trouble-free Summer’s sailing? Do this quiz to find out if you’re ready for action or if you’re an accident waiting to happen.

By Bethany Hope
April 2015 Edition
                 

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