Swanage RNLI

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Saving lives off the Dorset coast from Swanage since 1875.

Webcam

Our webcam updates regularly, click below to see how Swanage bay looks today.



Lifeboat week 2019 runs from 9-18 August. More details are on the lifeboat week mini site.



Check out our statistics

Our statistics and map pages record all our launches for the year

Statistics Map

Saving lives since

Lives saved to date

Rescues in 2018

Volunteer crew

Meet the crew

Our crew are come from all walks of life.

We currently have 30 sea going and 4 shore based volunteers. Here's a random selection, click the button below to see them all.

Peter Foster

Peter Foster

Position :
Lifeboat Management Group Chair

Date Joined :
May 2010

Tony Higgins

Tony Higgins

Position :
Lifeboat Chaplain

Date Joined :
January 2010

Darren Tomes

Darren Tomes

Position :
ALB crew & ILB Helmsman

Date Joined :
January 2008

Steve Williams

Steve Williams

Position :
ALB Crew/Navigator

Date Joined :
March 1999

Paul Bedford

Paul Bedford

Position :
Head Launcher

Date Joined :
April 2003

Andy Redout

Andy Redout

Position :
ALB Crew & Trainee ILB Crew

Date Joined :
September 2017