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.

Paul Bedford

Paul Bedford

Position :
Head Launcher

Date Joined :
April 2003

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Position :
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Date Joined :
January 1989

Oliver Clark

Oliver Clark

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew + ILB Mechanic

Date Joined :
June 2006

Robert Aggas

Robert Aggas

Position :
2nd Coxswain

Date Joined :
January 1990

Bryan Jones

Bryan Jones

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
April 2011

Sam Aggas

Sam Aggas

Position :
Probationary ALB/ILB Crew

Date Joined :
November 2017