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.

Tony Higgins

Tony Higgins

Position :
Lifeboat Chaplain

Date Joined :
January 2010

John Deas

John Deas

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Navigator/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
June 2004

Darren Tomes

Darren Tomes

Position :
ALB crew & ILB Helmsman

Date Joined :
January 2008

Alan Parmenter

Alan Parmenter

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
April 2018

Phil Palmer

Phil Palmer

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
July 2014

Darren Bird

Darren Bird

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew + ILB Mechanic

Date Joined :
October 2009