Give it a go: Stargazing Read more
9 May 2018
Give it a go: Stargazing
When’s the last time you looked up at the night sky? RNLI fundraiser and amateur astronomer Simon Perks tells us how we can all wonder at the stars above.

By Bethany Hope
Kick off your boots: Four ways to get off the beaten track Read more
1 May 2018
Kick off your boots: Four ways to get off the beaten track
As adventures go, a day exploring the coast is difficult to beat. Here are our ideas for making the most of the water this season – plus some top tips for staying safe.

By Robin Westcott
1938: A double disaster in St Ives Read more
13 April 2018
1938: A double disaster in St Ives
Wrecked on the rocks at Porthmeor Beach, a steamship and her 23 crew are in serious trouble. The St Ives lifeboat is powering to the scene, but first it must overcome a terrible gale and mountainous waves. 

How our lifesavers go from human to hero Read more
9 April 2018
How our lifesavers go from human to hero
RNLI crew around the UK and Ireland are often called heroes for their acts of incredible bravery. But they are as human as the rest of us.

By Anna Burn
Water women of the world: Part 1 Read more
8 March 2018
Water women of the world: Part 1
Across the world, women are defying stereotypes; working in the water, teaching children to swim, lifeguarding beaches, and saving lives. Here we meet four of the these dynamic water women.

Water women of the world: Part 2 Read more
8 March 2018
Water women of the world: Part 2
Across the world, women are defying stereotypes; working in the water, teaching children to swim, lifeguarding beaches, and saving lives. Here we meet three of the these dynamic water women.

Give it a go: Beachcombing Read more
23 February 2018
Give it a go: Beachcombing
Mermaid’s purses, pelican feet, hag stones – would you recognise these on the beach? Beachcomber and RNLI volunteering champion Debbie Corke gives us her tips for coastal finds

By James Dwyer
 The mark of a
lifesaver: 9 RNLI-inspired tattoos Read more
26 January 2018
 The mark of a lifesaver: 9 RNLI-inspired tattoos
Our volunteers give up their time and energy to help keep people safe around the coast. And some give up a part of their body to show their dedication to the charity - with an RNLI tattoo.

By James Dwyer
10 RNLI resolutions for 2018 Read more
11 January 2018
10 RNLI resolutions for 2018
From a 10-year-old’s first visit to Ireland to a photographer’s wish to get back into kayaking, it’s shaping up to be a year of dedication, perspiration and inspiration!

By Anna Burn
Children
lost to drowning: Turning heartbreak into action Read more
1 January 2018
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
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