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Welcome to the RNLI

  • The Fun-damentals of Seaside Safety

    Last year, the RNLI aided over 7,500 children on UK beaches. Would your kids know what to do if they got into trouble in the surf?

    Download our animated safety guide to keep the whole family safe this Summer!

    Claim your free guide
    The Fun-damentals of Seaside Safety, the RNLI’s free safety guide
  • Book your free Swim Safe session

    Swim Safe is all about teaching young swimmers aged 7–14 how to stay safe in open water.

    There are a number of locations to choose from and sessions are completely free.

    #RespectTheWater and join in the fun this Summer!

    Book your place
    Children enjoying a Swim Safe session on the beach. Photo: Chris Russell
  • Respect the Water

    Off to the beach? Make sure it’s a lifeguarded one.

    Waves, tides and hidden currents can drag you out to sea in seconds.

    Understanding these hidden dangers and visiting a lifeguarded beach will help to keep you safe this Summer.

    Have fun and stay safe
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The Fun-damentals of Seaside Safety
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WELLS APPEAL

Donate to the Wells Appeal
Our crew at Wells need your help to fund vital refurbishments to their lifeboat station. 

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Poole inshore lifeboat and Sandbanks lifeguards assist yacht after grounding

19 July 2016

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