Swanage Lifeboat Station

Swanage Lifeboat Station

Situated at the southern end of Swanage Bay, lifeboats have been launching from Swanage Lifeboat Station since 1875. The station was rebuilt in 2016 to accommodate a new Shannon class all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Swanage Lifeboat Station

1.57pm 8 August 2019
5.57pm 7 August 2019
5.00pm 2 August 2019
12.47pm 1 August 2019
7.05pm 29 July 2019
1.16pm 29 July 2019
1.07pm 24 July 2019
2.00pm 20 July 2019
2.15pm 8 July 2019
4.30pm 6 July 2019
4.30pm 6 July 2019
6.23pm 4 July 2019
6.23pm 4 July 2019
6.05pm 4 July 2019
5.59pm 4 July 2019
5.53pm 4 July 2019
5.49pm 4 July 2019
5.44pm 4 July 2019
5.44pm 4 July 2019
6.08pm 3 July 2019

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 19°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Swanage Lifeboat Station
Peveril Point Road
Swanage
Dorset
BH19 2AY

Station phone number

01929 423237

Accessibility

Disabled access

Visiting times

April-September
Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

July-September
Monday-Friday 10am-4pm
Sundays 11am-2pm

Shop phone number

01929 426777

News and media from Swanage Lifeboat Station

RNLI ‘lifejacket locker’ safety initiative arrives in Swanage
Lifejacket lockers on Swanage seafront
Article Sea safety
RNLI ‘lifejacket locker’ safety initiative arrives in Swanage
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Swanage all weather lifeboat assists yacht with water ingress
Swanage ALB tasked to assist a 49' yacht 5Nm East of Old harry Rocks. Prop shaft had come disconnected from gearbox which in turn was causing water ingress. 10 POB.
Video Lifeboats
Swanage all weather lifeboat assists yacht with water ingress
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Poole and Swanage Lifeboats launch to 24 metre vessel with fire onboard
Article Lifeboats
Poole and Swanage Lifeboats launch to 24 metre vessel with fire onboard
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Al fresco theatre for Swanage Lifeboat Week!
Promotional poster for 2019 Rain or Shine Theatre production 'As You Like It'
Article Fundraising
Al fresco theatre for Swanage Lifeboat Week!
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