A group of Coastguards in various uniforms stand on a grey, rocky landscape. Above, a Coastguard helicopter is hovering.

Series One

Series One of Coastguard

An inside look at the lifesaving work the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

For over 10 months we let the cameras inside the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, for series one of the gripping Channel 5 TV series, Coastguard. The cameras followed our teams right across the agency, from investigations into significant breaches of merchant shipping legislation, to nail-biting rescues where every second counts.

Find out all about series one below. If you missed it, you can still catch up on demand.

Coastguard Series Two

The cameras are back for the return of a brand new Coastguard TV series in 2024.

Where can I watch Series One of Coastguard? 

You can still catch up on each episode on the Channel 5 website.


Where can I find extra safety advice? 

If you're heading to the coast there could be dangers where you least expect them. Take a look at our safety advice before you head out.


I’d like to volunteer for HM Coastguard how to I register my interest? 

You can find out more about volunteering with the Coastguard Rescue Service here.


I’d like to work for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) where can I find out more? 

There are a wide range of roles at the MCA. If you want to do a job that matters take a look at our current vacancies.


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