Annual Report and Accounts

Read about our rescue and drowning prevention activities in 2018, future plans, financial review, independent auditor’s report and financial statements in RNLI Annual Report and Accounts 2018 – Lifesaving powered by inspirational people.
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Every day of every year, people of all backgrounds get into danger in the water. It’s a problem that we’re here to tackle. We’re here to explain the risks, share safety knowledge, and rescue people whose lives are in danger. We’re here to work with others to make the water a safer place for everyone. We’re here to prevent tragedies on and offshore. And with your support, we always will be.

Operational Statistics

Our remarkable teams of community lifesavers are dedicated to ending preventable loss of life at sea. This is what they did in 2018.

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Lifeguards Report

Our lifeguards made a huge difference in 2018. See how they made the beach a safer place.

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Lifeboat volunteers need your help right now

Our crews are facing their toughest Christmas ever. Call outs are increasing, but RNLI income has gone down. And people are still getting into danger in the water. It’s a Perfect Storm. But you can help them through it with a donation today.