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 2020 runs from 7-16 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 2019

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.

Graham Bobbit

Graham Bobbit

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
July 2018

Sam Aggas

Sam Aggas

Position :
ALB Crew & Trainee ILB Crew

Date Joined :
November 2017

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Position :
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Date Joined :
January 1989

Felix Williams

Felix Williams

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
January 2019

Luke Kill

Luke Kill

Position :
Winchman / Deputy Head Launcher

Date Joined :
July 2014

Dave Turnbull

Dave Turnbull

Position :
Station Coxswain/Mechanic

Date Joined :
December 1992