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.

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Position :
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Date Joined :
January 1989

Morgan Woodford

Morgan Woodford

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
January 2019

Antony Hole

Antony Hole

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
January 2019

Dan Lander

Dan Lander

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Navigator

Date Joined :
June 2003

Paul Bedford

Paul Bedford

Position :
Head Launcher

Date Joined :
April 2003

John Deas

John Deas

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Navigator/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
June 2004