The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Saving lives in Swanage since 1875.


Our webcam updates regularly, click below to see how Swanage bay looks today.

The countdown has begun Christmas 2016.

How about some lifesaving shopping for presents . . . .

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 2015

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.

Dan Lander

Position :
ILB Helmsman & ALB Crew/Navigator

Date Joined :
June 2003

James Chadwick

Position :
ALB & ILB Crew

Date Joined :
January 2006

Steve Marsh

Position :
Shore crew

Date Joined :
July 2016

Peter Lowe

Position :
ALB Crew

Date Joined :
January 2011

Dave Turnbull

Position :
Station Coxswain/Mechanic

Date Joined :
December 1992

Luke Kill

Position :
Shore Crew

Date Joined :
July 2014