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  • ‘You have given a 3-year-old her daddy back’

    When Sean suffered a cardiac arrest, the consequences could have been fatal.

    But thanks to a quick-thinking passer-by, lifeguards, coastguards, paramedics and hospital staff he made a full recovery.

    Read about the 5 steps to survival
    The Mowgan Porth lifeguards, a crucial link in the Chain of Survival after Sean suffered a cardiac arrest.
  • How many people does it take to save a life?

    Behind every one of our rescues is a cast of thousands.

    When one man was found in the water, seriously injured after a cliff fall, lifeguards and both inshore and all-weather lifeboat crews worked together to save his life.

    Watch the rescue
    A reconstruction of the Hilbre Island rescue, where a man was found seriously injured in the water. Photo: RNLI/Nigel Millard
  • Meet the Rogersons

    ‘It’s a fantastic feeling to be part of the RNLI family’

    With two generations of one family at Trearddur Bay RNLI, the Rogersons have volunteering in their blood.

    Get to know the family
    Alison, Bill, Shirley and Steve Rogerson all volunteer at Trearddur Bay RNLI - lifesaving’s in their blood! Photo: Andy Hodgson
  • Heroic beards of the RNLI

    Since 1824, our lifeboat volunteers have sported many a fine beard.

    From the facial fur of medal-winning Coxswains to the whiskers of a beloved mascot, we’ve been revisiting our favourites.

    Take a look at our top 10!
    Great beards of the RNLI: Frank ‘Winkle’ Ide, Coxswain at RNLI Poole from 1974 to 1989. Photo: Stephen Edwards
‘You have given a 3-year-old her daddy back’
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