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.

Matthew Steeden

Matthew Steeden

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
September 2000

John Deas

John Deas

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Navigator/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
June 2004

Richard Lloyd

Richard Lloyd

Position :
Probationary ALB/ILB Crew

Date Joined :
January 2017

Dave Corben

Dave Corben

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
August 1970

Darren Bird

Darren Bird

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew + ILB Mechanic

Date Joined :
October 2009

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Capt Neil Hardy MBE

Position :
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Date Joined :
January 1989