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.

Becky Mack

Becky Mack

Position :
ALB Crew & ILB Helm

Date Joined :
March 2006

Gary Buglass

Gary Buglass

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
April 2018

Paul Bedford

Paul Bedford

Position :
Head Launcher

Date Joined :
April 2003

Martin Hanley

Martin Hanley

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
February 2018

John Deas

John Deas

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Navigator/Assistant Mech

Date Joined :
June 2004

Tony Higgins

Tony Higgins

Position :
Lifeboat Chaplain

Date Joined :
January 2010