BBC Saving Lives at Sea has been telling stories of courage for seven series. From sinking ships and kayakers in distress to tidal cut-offs and people just seconds away from drowning. Here you can look back on your favourite episodes and find extra content from the RNLI lifesavers.

You can also get more stories of heroism and other exciting RNLI updates direct to your email inbox by signing up for our email newsletter.

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Saving Lives at Sea: Frequently Asked Questions

How can I watch Saving Lives at Sea?

You may be able to watch episodes from the previous series of the show on BBC iPlayer. 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?

Check out our website magazine articles – you'll find extra, behind-the-scenes content for each of the episodes.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter, where we share all sorts of extra content. 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.