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 2021 runs from 13-22 August. More details are on the lifeboat week mini site.



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 2019

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.

Peter Foster

Peter Foster

Position :
Lifeboat Management Group Chair

Date Joined :
May 2010

Rob Pullman

Rob Pullman

Position :
Lifeboat Operations Manager

Date Joined :
July 2020

Dave Turnbull

Dave Turnbull

Position :
Station Coxswain/Mechanic

Date Joined :
December 1992

Morgan Woodford

Morgan Woodford

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
January 2019

George Wallace

George Wallace

Position :
Deputy Launching Authority

Date Joined :
September 2014

Gary Buglass

Gary Buglass

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
April 2018