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?
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 …
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.