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

How to rescue someone from drowning Read more
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?

Best ‘man’ in the crew: Why one RNLI volunteer made the headlines in 1961 Read more
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
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
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
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
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
20 February 2017
7 pro tips for coastal photography
Raise your game with inspiration and practical tips from Photographer Nathan Williams.

By Bethany Hope
How to write flash fiction, RNLI-style Read more
9 February 2017
How to write flash fiction, RNLI-style
Not got the time to write that novel? Then tell us a shorter story with Writer and RNLI Helm Eleanor Hooker.

By Bethany Hope
Marine mammal emergency: Would you know what to do? Read more
3 February 2017
Marine mammal emergency: Would you know what to do?
It’s human nature to want to help an animal in trouble and people will often go to great lengths - and risk - to do so. That's why RNLI lifesavers will sometimes step in or assist another rescue service to save animals’ lives at sea.

By Anna Burn
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