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.

Matthew Steeden

Matthew Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
September 2000

Dave Corben

Dave Corben

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
August 1970

Colin Marks

Colin Marks

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
January 1993

George Wallace

George Wallace

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
September 2014

Dave Turnbull

Dave Turnbull

Position :
Station Coxswain/Mechanic

Date Joined :
December 1992

Martin Hamlyn

Martin Hamlyn

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
September 2018