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.

Oliver Clark

Oliver Clark

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew + ILB Mechanic

Date Joined :
June 2006

Peter Foster

Peter Foster

Position :
Lifeboat Management Group Chair

Date Joined :
May 2010

Gary Buglass

Gary Buglass

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
April 2018

Ben Jarvis

Ben Jarvis

Position :
Probationary ALB/ILB Crew

Date Joined :
September 2017

Laura Orchard

Laura Orchard

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
July 2014

Paul Bedford

Paul Bedford

Position :
Head Launcher

Date Joined :
April 2003