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.

Gavin Steeden

Gavin Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Deputy 2nd Coxswain

Date Joined :
June 2002

Paul Bedford

Paul Bedford

Position :
Head Launcher

Date Joined :
April 2003

Tony Higgins

Tony Higgins

Position :
Lifeboat Chaplain

Date Joined :
January 2010

Roydon Woodford

Roydon Woodford

Position :
ALB Crew & Navigator

Date Joined :
July 2011

Oliver Clark

Oliver Clark

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew + ILB Mechanic

Date Joined :
June 2006

Steve Williams

Steve Williams

Position :
ALB Crew/Navigator

Date Joined :
March 1999