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.

Dan Lander

Dan Lander

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Navigator

Date Joined :
June 2003

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Position :
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Date Joined :
January 1989

Alan Parmenter

Alan Parmenter

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
April 2018

Paul Bedford

Paul Bedford

Position :
Head Launcher

Date Joined :
April 2003

Dave Turnbull

Dave Turnbull

Position :
Station Coxswain/Mechanic

Date Joined :
December 1992

Martin Hanley

Martin Hanley

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
February 2018