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Welcome to the RNLI

  • Help build our new Shannon class lifeboat

    To make our service as good as it can be across our 237 stations, we’re building a new Shannon class lifeboat for our relief fleet.

    But we still need to raise £1.4M – and we need your help.

    Donate now
    Exmouth’s Shannon class lifeboat on a launch and recovery exercise.
  • Put your name to every launch

    Enter our draw for the chance to have your name on a Shannon class lifeboat.

    All chosen names will appear in the operational number on the lifeboat’s hull.

    And it means you’ll be there with our crews for every rescue.

    Submit your name
    Enter our draw and win the chance to be alongside our crew on every launch - like our Wells crew here
  • Learn about our lifesavers

    Our Shannon class lifeboats are revolutionising the way we save lives at sea.

    They’re powered by waterjets, making them quick and agile – and they help our crews reach casualties twice as fast.

    Find out more
    An RNLI crew member onboard Wicklow’s Tyne class lifeboat
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