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.
What is the person in charge of the lifeboat at sea called?
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
RNLI crew members are all .......
How many crew members are there in the RNLI?
Over 340 of the lifeboat crew members are women
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
How many times were lifeboats launched in 2010?
The RNLI have how many lifeboat stations around the coast?
The RNLI`s purpose is to do what?
Paint boats orange
Save lives at sea
How many lives has the RNLI saved since its foundation?
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
This quiz was written by Mr Adrian Boyd from the RNLI. You can find more information at the RNLI website.