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 will follow in the coming months.



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.

Darren Bird

Darren Bird

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew + ILB Mechanic

Date Joined :
October 2009

Tom Greasty

Tom Greasty

Position :
ILB Senior Helmsman & ALB Navigator/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
October 2000

Martin Hanley

Martin Hanley

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
February 2018

Dave Corben

Dave Corben

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
August 1970

Darren Tomes

Darren Tomes

Position :
ALB crew & ILB Helmsman

Date Joined :
January 2008

Matthew Steeden

Matthew Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
September 2000