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New Brighton’s Atlantic 85 B class lifeboat
Courage and skill by the sea wall
New Brighton lifeboat crew were put to the test by huge waves, near-gale gusts – and multiple souls in need of saving.
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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.
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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.
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Tower RNLI Crew Member Nazrawi Mamoneh stands in front of Tower Bridge in London
Tower Lifeboat Station: A lifesaving landmark
When Tower Lifeboat Station was established in the heart of London, the crew never imagined they would become the busiest of all the RNLI’s 238 lifeboat stations – and the first to reach a milestone 10,000 launches. Here’s their story. 
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Latest lifeboat launches

Men on shore prepare to haul the lifeboat Elizabeth and Albina Whitley onto a Yorkshire beach.

RNLI 200th anniversary

2024 sees the RNLI celebrate 200 years of lifesaving. Find out how you can help us celebrate this incredible milestone.