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The Lifeboat Crew Exchange is managed by the KNRM for the IMRF and Receives some funding support through Erasmus +.erasmuslogo






Any individuals interested in participating should advise their Lifeboat Station. We unfortunately cannot accept direct requests from individuals.

To be eligible for the exchange programme, participants need to be:

- Physically active and fit to undertake practical training exercises
- Have a good understanding of the English language
- Active with a lifeboat/rescue organisation
- Rescue Lifeboat Crew Member (volunteer or paid)
- Over the age of 18


Lifeboat Organisations

If your organisation is interested in participating as hosts, or would like to have a few of your Crew attend next year’s exchange, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details, costs and registration.

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The IMRF European Lifeboat Crew Exchange Programme is delivered with the support of the Erasmus +, a European Union Life Long Learning Programme.


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