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Become a member and a lifesaver too

Join as an RNLI member from just £2.50 a month and you will provide our brave crews and lifeguards with the training, boats, equipment and support they need to save lives. You'll ensure our lifesavers can respond not just today, but in the future too.

As a member you will receive an exclusive quarterly magazine, packed with news and stories of notable rescues as well as selected member offers.

Choose your type of membership from the tabs below.  

For our 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). 

 

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

• Your personal copy of the Lifeboat magazine  a 52-page quarterly magazine packed with rescue stories, member offers and lifestyle features including regional content for your own area. Preview the latest edition.  

£30/€40 per year

or £2.50 a month

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

• A copy of the Lifeboat magazine  a 52-page quarterly magazine packed with rescue stories, member offers and lifestyle features including regional content for your own area. Preview the latest edition

£54/€70 per year

or £4.50 a month

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​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: 

• Your personal copy of the Lifeboat magazine  a 52-page quarterly magazine packed with rescue stories, member offers and lifestyle features including regional content for your own area. Preview the latest edition.

• RNLI Offshore pages  a supplement included in your Lifeboat magazine, focusing on rescues to leisure craft and sportspeople, with safety tips and nautical features.

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

£72/€98 per year

or £6 a month

Joint Offshore membership is £122/€170 or £10.17 a month.

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Love the RNLI? Then deepen your involvement and 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.

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

• Your personal copy of the Lifeboat magazine – a 52-page quarterly magazine packed with rescue stories, member offers and lifestyle features including regional content for your own area. Preview the latest edition.

• RNLI Offshore pages – a supplement included in your Lifeboat magazine, 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. 

£94/€125 per year

or £7.83 a month

Joint Governor membership is £150/€200 or £12.50 a month.

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Stormforce membership pack

New crew needed! Help little ones discover the exciting world of lifeboats and lifeguards with our Storm Force membership – the RNLI's very own club for young people under 11.

Membership makes a fun and educational gift that lasts for a whole year; all for only £10 or €10.50.

Members receive:

• A membership pack with exclusive crew bag, pencil tin, bumper activity booklet and more.

• Four issues of Storm Force magazine a year packed with real rescue stories, fun things to make and do, water safety advice, plus competitions with cool prizes.

• Access to our online Crew Room with exciting games.

• Exclusive Storm Force Station Days where you can meet the crew.

• A shiny new badge for every year of membership.

£10/€10.50 per year

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