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  • Make your miles matter

    Are you on the ballot for the Virgin Money London Marathon?

    Go the distance for us, and you’ll be helping save lives at sea with every step you take.

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  • Grace Darling

    This week sees the anniversary of the death of Grace Darling, one of the Victorian era’s most celebrated heroines.
    At just 22 years old, she risked her life to rescue the survivors of wrecked steamship Forfarshire.

    Grace Darling Victorian heroine lifesaver
  • ‘It felt like trying to find a needle in a haystack’

    When a yacht got into difficulties near the Isle of Man, our lifeboat crews were quick to respond to their distress call.

    But with no GPS onboard the yacht, finding its location proved difficult.

    Read how the rescue unfolded
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10 September 2016

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