Community Quote which gives the full history of the organisation and an up to date appraisal of rescues. There is a scrolling line of text, which gives information of launches from the previous day. Apart from details of the latest fundraising attractions around the coast, there are three main ... Read review

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Community Level 6RobinLawrie


Throw out a lifeline

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"It may have escaped your notice, but we live on an island, and are surrounded by some of the most treacherous waters imaginable. We are historically a nation of seafarers, so it is natural that should anyone approaching our shores find themselves in trouble, they will be met by the bravest that this country can offer Just stop and think for a moment, what the outcome of having no maritime rescue organisation would be. We rely totally on the resources ..." Read review

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Community Level 8SusanLesley


Stop what you are doing and risk your life

AdvantagesBrave people prepared to risk their lives to save others

DisadvantagesThey may just get killed themselves

"That's what lifeboat men and women do on a near daily basis. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is a charity set up to save lives at sea. They have a comprehensive website at, which gives details of the boats, history, rescues and also teaching aids for children. I’ll start by giving you a bit of background information about the RNLI, all of which can be found in more detail on the website. It was founded by ..." Read review

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Community Level 1SiameseK


A vital service

AdvantagesSaves lives

DisadvantagesNeeds funding and support

"RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution Description - The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a registered charity which exists to save lives at sea. It provides, on call, the 24-hour service necessary to cover search and rescue requirements to 50 miles out from the coast of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. There are over 230 RNLI lifeboat stations and over 70 RNLI lifeguarded beaches throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland. Last ..." Read review

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Funded by charitable donations, the lifeboat crews and lifeguards of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have saved over 139,000 lives at sea since 1824.

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Type Charity & Environmental
Domain Extension .org


Listed on Ciao since 17/05/2001

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