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.

Ian Langdon

Ian Langdon

Position :
ALB Crew

Date Joined :
July 2012

Paul Bedford

Paul Bedford

Position :
Head Launcher

Date Joined :
April 2003

Steve Marsh

Steve Marsh

Position :
Probationary ALB/ILB Crew

Date Joined :
July 2016

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Position :
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Date Joined :
January 1989

Duncan Youngs

Duncan Youngs

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
July 2015

Gavin Steeden

Gavin Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Deputy 2nd Coxswain

Date Joined :
June 2002