Swanage RNLI

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

Webcam

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



Lifeboat week 2021 runs from 13-22 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 2020

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.

Paul Bedford

Paul Bedford

Position :
Head Launcher

Date Joined :
April 2003

Darren Tomes

Darren Tomes

Position :
ILB Senior Helmsman & ALB crew

Date Joined :
January 2008

John Deas

John Deas

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Navigator/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
June 2004

Gary Buglass

Gary Buglass

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
April 2018

Peter Foster

Peter Foster

Position :
Lifeboat Management Group Chair

Date Joined :
May 2010

Rob Pullman

Rob Pullman

Position :
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Date Joined :
July 2020