BBC Saving Lives at Sea has been telling stories of courage about RNLI lifesavers for six series. From sinking ships to tidal cut-offs. From kayakers in distress to people just seconds away from drowning. Saving Lives at Sea puts you right at the heart of the action.

But the lifesaving doesn't just happen on TV. If you want to hear more stories of heroism from RNLI lifesavers, and other exciting updates on what's happening across the RNLI, you can have them sent direct to your email, by signing up for our newsletter.

The latest episode

Find out more about the rescues and lifesavers featured in the latest episode of BBC Saving Lives at Sea.

Watch the Saving Lives at Sea Series 6 trailer

Saving Lives at Sea: Frequently Asked Questions 

Where can I watch it?

Series 6 started on Tuesday 24 August at 8pm on BBC Two, with future episodes announced around two weeks in advance. Timings can change at short notice, so make sure to follow our social channels to be kept up to date. 

I've missed an episode. Are they on catch-up?

Each episode will be on BBC iPlayer after they have aired. You need to be a TV licence holder and watching in the UK to access BBC iPlayer.

Where can I find out more about the rescues in each episode?

Make sure you follow us on Facebook and Twitter, where we will be sharing all sorts of extra information and behind-the-scenes content for each episode. You can also join the conversation by using #SavingLivesAtSea when you post online.

How can I get involved with the RNLI?

Visit our volunteering pages to find out more about all the different ways you can support the RNLI. From lifeboat crews, to school visitors, shop workers to tractor drivers, there are opportunities for you to help save lives at sea.

Where can I hear more stories about RNLI lifesavers?

If you enjoyed the rescue stories told in Saving Lives at Sea, make sure you sign up to our RNLI Life email newsletter. You'll receive regular emails that will keep you updated on everything happening at the RNLI.

 

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