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Become a member

Join today as an RNLI member, and you'll be behind the rescues of tomorrow. From just £2.33 a month, your regular support will provide our crews with the training, boats and equipment they need to save lives at sea. 

You will receive exclusive quarterly magazines, packed with news, rescue stories and member offers. You'll also be invited to the RNLI Annual Presentation of Awards, where we celebrate the achievements of volunteer lifesavers and supporters like you. 

Current members: If you would like to renew or upgrade your membership, please call us on 0300 300 9990 (from the UK) or 0044 1202 663234 (from the Republic of Ireland).

Shoreline membership pack

​The original and most popular RNLI membership level. Includes: 

• The Lifeboat magazine: A 52-page quarterly magazine packed with rescue stories, member offers and lifestyle features. Preview.

• RNLI Compass newsletter: A more detailed look at RNLI rescues, news and events near you.

• Invitation to the Annual Presentation of Awards: Join us in London every May to celebrate the year's bravest rescues and most dedicated supporters.

£28/€40 per year

or £2.33 a month

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Shoreline membership pack

​Share your love of the sea with a Joint Shoreline membership. Includes:

• The Lifeboat magazine: A 52-page quarterly magazine packed with rescue stories, member offers and lifestyle features. Preview.

• RNLI Compass newsletter: A more detailed look at RNLI rescues, news and events near you.

• Invitation to the Annual Presentation of Awards: Join us in London every May to celebrate the year's bravest rescues and most dedicated supporters.

£50/€70 per year

or £4.17 a month

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Offshore membership pack

​Specially designed for people who use the sea themselves, Offshore membership is a great way for sailors and boaters to give something back to a charity that's always there for them. Includes: 

• The Lifeboat magazine: A 52-page quarterly magazine packed with rescue stories, member offers and lifestyle features. Preview.

• RNLI Compass newsletter: A more detailed look at RNLI rescues, news and events near you.

• RNLI Offshore magazine: A supplement to the Lifeboat, focusing on rescues to leisure craft and sportspeople, safety tips and nautical features.

• Offshore boat sticker: Show your support and spread the word by displaying our popular boat sticker.

• Invitation to the Annual Presentation of Awards: Join us in London every May to celebrate the year's bravest rescues and most dedicated supporters. 

£68/€98 per year

or £5.67 a month

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Governor membership pack

​Deepen your involvement with the charity that saves lives at sea – be an RNLI Governor. Includes: 

• Voting rights at the RNLI Annual General Meeting: Help shape the future of a forward-thinking charity with a proud history.

• The Lifeboat magazine: A 52-page quarterly magazine packed with rescue stories, member offers and lifestyle features. Preview.

• RNLI Compass newsletter: A more detailed look at RNLI rescues, news and events near you.

• RNLI Offshore magazine: A supplement to the Lifeboat, focusing on rescues to leisure craft and sportspeople, safety tips and nautical features.

• Offshore boat sticker: Show your support and spread the word by displaying our popular boat sticker.

• Invitation to the Annual Presentation of Awards: Join us in London every May to celebrate the year's bravest rescues and most dedicated supporters. 

£86/€125 per year

or £7.17 a month

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Stormforce membership pack

​Introduce a child to the exciting world of lifeboats and lifeguards with Storm Force, the RNLI's club for kids. Includes: 

Storm Force magazine: Four issues a year of our kids' mag, packed with rescue stories, activities, comic strips and competitions.

• Membership pack: An exclusive 'crew' bag, pencil tin and contents, stickers, map, colouring poster, postcards and bumper activity book.

• Membership card with unique membership number.

• A shiny new badge for every year of membership.

• Access to the Storm Force Crew Room: Members can go online to learn how to stay safe, play games, download wallpapers, read back issues of the magazine and more.

• Storm Force Days: Members and their parents or guardians are invited to visit a lifeboat station or lifeguard unit for an action-packed and educational Storm Force Day. These events are hugely popular with the kids – and fun for grown-ups too. 

£7.50/€10.50 per year

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