Give it a go: Coastal foraging  Read more
5 July 2018
Give it a go: Coastal foraging 
All around us, ancient varieties of food are just waiting to be rediscovered. From leaves like samphire and sea beet to seaweeds, blackberries, beech nuts and violets – you’ll be amazed at the abundance and variety.

By Anna Burn
Just one inch of water: The silent drowning
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28 June 2018
Just one inch of water: The silent drowning epidemic
Drowning is a silent epidemic that claims an estimated 360,000 lives every year, most of them children. 

By Nikki McMullen
The evolution of lifesaving kit Read more
25 June 2018
The evolution of lifesaving kit
As we plan the rollout of the next generation of crew kit, we review a stylish and practical history of lifeboat looks – from 1824 to the present day.

By Mark Scott
The Volvo Ocean Race: From the Southern Ocean to South Wales Read more
25 May 2018
The Volvo Ocean Race: From the Southern Ocean to South Wales
British sailing legend and RNLI ambassador Dee Caffari is leading a team in the ultimate round-the-world competition. See the action for yourself.

By Jasmin Downs
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. 

Your coastal checklist: Top tips for spring
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10 April 2018
Your coastal checklist: Top tips for spring adventures
After a long winter, we’re all itching to get out and about. If the coast is calling you this spring, get more from your adventuring with our handy tips and safety advice.

By Anna Burn
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.

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