RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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Please call us on 0300 300 9990 (UK) or 1800 991802 (Ireland)
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Group of RNLI crew members on the beach
Saving Lives at Sea on TV
More thrilling rescue stories, emotional moments, and interviews with the brave volunteers of the RNLI.
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What’s it like to be caught in a rip?
Mawgan Porth lifeguards race to the rescue of a paddler caught in a rip current.
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An RNLI lifeguard training on a rescue board
The courage within
A show of strength and bravery by one young lifeguard during a challenging season saves the lives of three young people. 
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Fin Goggin - Volunteer Helm, Sheerness Lifeboat Station, standing ready to launch
Help our lifesavers handle the pressure

Our volunteer crews are still feeling the heat. You could be the backup they need.

Be the backup

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