The International Life Saving Federation (ILS) is the world authority for drowning prevention, lifesaving and lifesaving sport. ILS leads, supports and collaborates with national and international organisations engaged in drowning prevention, water safety, water rescue, lifesaving, lifeguarding and lifesaving sport.


2016 LWC Special Offer

The organising committee of the 2016 LWC and partners Rescue Marine Services are pleased to offer a special 40% discount off the price of a new Arancia IRB, Tohatsu ‘Surf’ engine and Nauta fuel tank & cover. Please see the attached flyer for more information and visit or email for more information.

29/8: Updated LWC 2016 Officials Appointments

The Referees & Technical Officials preliminary appointments for the Lifesaving World Championships 2016 in Eindhoven & Noordwijk (The Netherlands) can be found underneath:

==UPDATE August 29th, 2016 (V8): there were very few changes

I Congreso Internacional de Prevencion de Ahogamientos

The I Congreso Internacional de Prevencion de Ahogamientos ("1st International Conference on Drowning Prevention 2016") will be held in Motril (Granada - SPAIN) from 14th to 16th October 2016.

One week to go!

Only 7 days left before the start of the World Championships Lifesaving 2016!

SOBRASA Rescue SC 2016

The 16th Brazilian and 8th Southamerican Lifesaving Championship and Symposium will be held November 2016 in Florianopolis – Santa Catarina - November 9 to 12 – involving 600 athletes from 20 different states from Brazil and international, Uruguai, Peru, Chile, Portugal, Venezuela, and Argentina.

A symposium will be held at the same moment expecting more that 6.000 attending.

The event is nominated following the ILS example as "Sobrasa Rescue – SC 2016".

Event can be seen at

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