Swanage RNLI

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Saving lives in Swanage since 1875.

Webcam

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



Lifeboat week 2018 runs from 10-19 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 2017

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

Matthew Steeden

Matthew Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
September 2000

Duncan Youngs

Duncan Youngs

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
July 2015

Lucie Aggas

Lucie Aggas

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
August 2014

James Chadwick

James Chadwick

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
January 2006

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Position :
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Date Joined :
January 1989