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 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 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.

Matthew Steeden

Matthew Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
September 2000

Paul Elleray

Paul Elleray

Position :
Trainee ALB Crew

Date Joined :
March 1998

Duncan Youngs

Duncan Youngs

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
July 2015

Martin Steeden

Martin Steeden

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
July 2020

Colin Marks

Colin Marks

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
January 1993

Roydon Woodford

Roydon Woodford

Position :
ALB Navigator/Assistant Mechanic

Date Joined :
July 2011