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 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 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.

Tony Higgins

Tony Higgins

Position :
Lifeboat Chaplain

Date Joined :
January 2010

Robert Aggas

Robert Aggas

Position :
2nd Coxswain

Date Joined :
January 1990

Dave Corben

Dave Corben

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
August 1970

John Deas

John Deas

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Navigator/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
June 2004

Gavin Steeden

Gavin Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Deputy 2nd Coxswain

Date Joined :
June 2002

Matthew Steeden

Matthew Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
September 2000