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.

Gary Buglass

Gary Buglass

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
April 2018

Phil Palmer

Phil Palmer

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
July 2014

James Mack

James Mack

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
March 2000

Darren Tomes

Darren Tomes

Position :
ALB crew & ILB Helmsman

Date Joined :
January 2008

Richard Lloyd

Richard Lloyd

Position :
Probationary ALB/ILB Crew

Date Joined :
January 2017

Matthew Steeden

Matthew Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
September 2000