• 150th Anniversary Appeal
    Please support The Lifeboat Fund’s special appeal, celebrating the start of this charity in 1866.  Our goal is a truly exceptional Shannon class all-weather lifeboat, designed by the RNLI to have the speed and manoeuvrability that are vital in saving lives.


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150th Anniversary Appeal

Our 150th Anniversary Appeal seeks to fundraise £1.1m towards the cost of a Shannon class all-weather lifeboat.


Thank you to all our supporters who helped us achieve our 2014 Appeal target.

For more fantastic fundraising suggestions, please download our factsheet.

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RT : Good luck and best wishes to Garside and her crew on her final launch from this morning https://t.co/xitBYOp3tj
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"We’d been in the water nearly 4 hours. We thought there was no chance we were going to be found"… https://t.co/kF7xqbXZzZ
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How do you find a yacht with no GPS on board? A ferry, three lifeboats and a helicopter find out. Read more:… https://t.co/rc01zpGX4V
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Jacqueline Davis wearing an RNLI dry suit and helmet

Jacqueline Davis, who works for the Department for Work and Pensions at Havant Jobcentre, managed to sit for most of the day...

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