Be someone's lifeline: Know how to use a throw bag Read more
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
Children
lost to drowning: Turning heartbreak into action Read more
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
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
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
Drowning prevention: A global conversation Read more
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
Meet the
artists and crafters helping to save lives Read more
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
The RNLI and me: Clodagh McKenna Read more
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
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
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
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
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