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A woman in a striped top stands next to the lifeboat dock at the RNLI College
Float To Live: Tina’s Story
When Tina was swept out to sea further than she could swim back, she was in real danger. But then she remembered to Float to Live.
Hear her story
An RNLI lifeboat approaches a small orange dinghy, drifting in the sea with a child onboard. A crew member is on deck, getting ready to take the child aboard.
‘I can’t thank the crew enough’
A tearful reunion for a mother and her son after the wind blows his inflatable dinghy more than a mile out to sea.
Read their story
The beach at Portrush, with a calm, blue sea, a stretch of golden sand, and backed by white cliffs
In a flash: Caught in a rip current
When a family of three are caught out by a rip current, quick-thinking lifeguards rush to the rescue.
Relive the rescue
A lifeguard in Bangladesh sits on a tall metal chair, looking out to sea through binoculars. A second lifeguard stands on the sand, a rescue float strapped to his back.
Watch: 10 years of lifesaving in Bangladesh
Think of the biggest, busiest beaches you’ve visited around our coast. Whether you were in, on or beside the sea, lifesavers would have been ready to respond to those in danger. But on one of the world’s longest beaches – host to millions of tourists every year – it's been a different story.
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