From the archives: ‘It’s all hands to the lifeboat house!’
Step back in time with this 80-year-old lifesaving footage and watch past RNLI lifeboat heroes in action.
Take a look at this short film and you’ll see oars and oilskins, maroon rockets and medal-winners. Marvel at The Mumbles crew launching from a slipway, watch as a lifeboat is pulled through the streets by Whitby RNLI l, and see the last in-service rowing lifeboat in action.
A lot has changed in nearly 200 years of lifesaving. But one thing remains the same: our mission to save every one. When our crews are racing to the rescue, they rely on their lifesaving kit and world-class training – the things that kind people like you help provide. They couldn’t do it without your support.