The Koninklijke Nederlandse Redding Maatschappij (royal Dutch rescue society) was founded in 1824. The lifeboat service is still run by volunteers – almost 1,000 of them. The organisation is fiercely independent and entirely funded by donations and bequests.All typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation