Become a member

Join as an RNLI member from just £2.50 a month and you’ll join our family of lifesavers too.
Cromer RNLI’s Tamar class lifeboat, Lester 16-07, launching down the slipway with lots of white spray

Photo: Stephen Duncombe

Cromer RNLI’s Tamar class lifeboat, Lester 16-07

Your membership will help to provide our brave crews and lifeguards with the training, boats, equipment and support they need to save lives. You'll ensure they can respond not just today, but in the future too.

As a member you’ll receive an exclusive quarterly magazine, packed with news and rescue stories.

Choose the membership that suits you

Take a look at our membership options and pick the one that’s right for you.

RNLI Shoreline membership

The original and most popular RNLI membership. 

As a Shoreline member, you’ll receive: 

  • Your personal copy of Lifeboat magazine – a 44-page quarterly magazine packed with rescue stories, and lifestyle features including regional content for your own area. Preview the latest edition.  

Single Shoreline membership

£30 / €40 per year

or £2.50 a month

Joint Shoreline membership

£54 / €70 per year

or £4.50 a month

RNLI Offshore membership

Specially designed for people who use the sea. Offshore membership is a great way for sailors, boaters and fans of other watersports to give something back to a charity that's always there for them.

As an Offshore member you’ll receive: 

  • Your personal copy of Lifeboat magazine – a 44-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 – a 16-page supplement included in your Lifeboat magazine, focusing on rescues to leisure craft and sportspeople, with safety tips and nautical features.
  • An Offshore boat sticker. Show your support and spread the word by displaying our popular boat sticker.

Single Offshore membership

£72 / €98 per year

or £6 a month

Joint Offshore membership

£122 / €170 per year

or £10.17 a month

RNLI Governor membership

Passionate about the RNLI? Then deepen your involvement and be an RNLI Governor. 

As an RNLI Governor you’ll receive: 

  • Voting rights at the RNLI Annual General Meeting. Help shape the future of a forward-thinking charity with a proud history.
  • Your personal copy of Lifeboat magazine – a 44-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 – a 16-page supplement included in your Lifeboat magazine, focusing on rescues to leisure craft and sportspeople, with safety tips and nautical features.
  • An Offshore boat sticker. Show your support and spread the word by displaying our popular boat sticker.

Single Governor membership

£94 / €125 per year

or £7.83 a month

Joint Governor membership

£150 / €200 per year

or £12.50 a month

RNLI Storm Force membership

RNLI Storm Force membership goodiesNew 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.

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


 

Storm Force members receive:

  • A membership pack with exclusive crew bag, pencil case, stickers 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.

 

Single Storm Force membership

£10 / €10.50 per year

 

Storm Force membership gift cards

Has your little one received a Storm Force gift card? Lucky thing! Activate their gift membership here.

Renew your membership

To renew or change your membership, or if you prefer to set up your membership over the phone, simply give us a call.

UK: 0300 300 9990
Ireland: 0044 1202 663234

Our Supporter Care Team is available Monday-Friday 8am-6pm.