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.

Phil Palmer

Phil Palmer

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
July 2014

Darren Bird

Darren Bird

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew + ILB Mechanic

Date Joined :
October 2009

Martin Hamlyn

Martin Hamlyn

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
September 2018

Darren Tomes

Darren Tomes

Position :
ALB crew & ILB Helmsman

Date Joined :
January 2008

Matthew Steeden

Matthew Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
September 2000

Luke Kill

Luke Kill

Position :
Winchman / Deputy Head Launcher

Date Joined :
July 2014