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 2018 runs from 10-19 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.

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

James Mack

James Mack

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
March 2000

Gary Buglass

Gary Buglass

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
April 2018

Dave Turnbull

Dave Turnbull

Position :
Station Coxswain/Mechanic

Date Joined :
December 1992

Gavin Steeden

Gavin Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Deputy 2nd Coxswain

Date Joined :
June 2002