Become a member

Join as an RNLI member from just £2.70 a month and you’ll join our family of lifesavers too.
Photo shoot for BBC, Saving Lives At Sea

Photo: Nigel Millard

Photo shoot for BBC, Saving Lives At Sea

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.

deTAILS FOR RNLI Shoreline 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

£32 / €40 per year

or less than £2.70 a month

Joint Shoreline membership

£58 / €70 per year

or less than £4.90 a month

Details for RNLI Offshore membership

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

£76 / €98 per year

or less than £6.40 a month

Joint Offshore membership

£128 / €170 per year

or less than £10.70 a month

Details for RNLI Governor membership

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

£102 / €125 per year

or less than £8.50 a month

Joint Governor membership

£160 / €200 per year

or less than £13.40 a month

Details for RNLI Storm Force membership

storm force membership gift

Storm Force membership makes a fun and educational gift that lasts for a whole year; all for only £12 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

£12 / €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.