Funded by charitable donations, the lifeboat crews and lifeguards of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have saved over 140,000 lives at sea since its formation. The charity relies on more than 40,000 volunteers. Try our quiz on the RNLI.
4 The RNLI was founded by Sir William Hillary in which year?
He witnessed the destruction of dozens of ships from his home on the Isle of Man and got involved in rescue attempts himself
9 The RNLI`s newest lifeboat, costing £2.7M, is called what?
The 16 metre lifeboat weighs 30 tonnes and can reach 25 knots with a crew of 6
The RNLI`s purpose is to do what?
Paint boats orange
Save lives at sea
The RNLI have how many lifeboat stations around the coast?
What is the person in charge of the lifeboat at sea called?
How many lives has the RNLI saved since its foundation?
How many crew members are there in the RNLI?
Over 340 of the lifeboat crew members are women
RNLI crew members are all .......
Where are the RNLI Headquarters located?
Specialist training facilities include a wave and capsize pool, a fire simulator, a bridge simulator and a live engineering workshop
How many times were lifeboats launched in 2010?
This quiz was written by Mr Adrian Boyd from the RNLI. You can find more information at the RNLI website.