The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the charity that provides a 24-hour lifesaving service around the UK and Republic of Ireland. Last year RNLI lifeboats rescued almost 8,000 people, an average of 21 people a day.

Boatshed were the 1st RNLI Ambassadors 2 years ago which means any customer who purchases a boat from Boatshed will receive a complimentary 1 year Offshore membership with the RNLI.

The Offshore Membership Includes
Interactive Sea Safety CD-ROM
The Lifeboat magazine
Offshore magazine
Exclusive discounts and offers
Access to the RNLI’s wealth of information and support for sea users.

This offer is open to Boatshed customers who selling or buying a boat through Boatshed and who would like to take advantage of the complimentary RNLI offshore membership please contact on

What if you are already an RNLI member? If you are already a RNLI member we’re more than happy to transfer the membership to your family or friends who are boat mad, a Great Christmas Present.

A Bronze Medal was awarded to Second Coxswain Daniel O'Dwyer and Framed Letters of Thanks were awarded to Assistant Mechanic Colin Bateman and Crew Members Michael Cox, Patrick Lawton, Alan Locke, Brian O'Donovan and Michéal O'Donovan for rescuing three people from the yacht Supertaff in storm force 10 south westerly winds on 24 October 1998.