Becoming part of the Lifeboat Enthusiasts is straightforward and in addition to our excellent publications listed below, you will as a member have access to specialist advice and information on RNLI related topics. You will also of course be helping to ensure that we are able to continue our work supporting and promoting the RNLI for the decades ahead! Any profits we have at the years end go straight into central RNLI funding and thus directly support the operational side of the institution too.
Membership of the RNLI Lifeboat Enthusiasts is open to everyone over the age of 18.
Annual full UK membership is £22
Overseas membership Adult £30 / €37
You will receive three copies a year of our excellent new magazine “Lifeboats Past And Present” and a current copy of “The Lifeboat Enthusiasts Handbook” a fascinating and information filled guide which lists all serving and former RNLI Lifeboats, including where applicable their current status and location. An indispensable compendium for anyone with a personal interest in RNLI Lifeboats, be that professional or purely out of interest.
To become a member please telephone the Supporter Experience team of the RNLI on: 0300 300 9918 (from the UK), 01 511 9837 (from Ireland) and +44 1202 663234 (from any other country). They are open 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays). They will discuss payment options with you and take all necessary details over the telephone.
Your details will be held on the RNLI database – please see the Privacy Notice below: