Computer generated image of the new RNLI 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

9.00am 5 November 2017
8.37am 24 October 2017
8.36am 24 October 2017
1.27pm 15 October 2017
8.34pm 14 October 2017
11.50pm 19 September 2017
11.24pm 19 September 2017
10.00am 17 September 2017
10.15pm 5 September 2017
12.54pm 5 September 2017
6.31pm 3 September 2017
8.42am 2 September 2017
9.14am 30 August 2017
5.09pm 28 August 2017
5.05pm 28 August 2017
3.00pm 27 August 2017
2.55pm 27 August 2017
9.13pm 24 August 2017
11.47am 1 August 2017
7.51pm 31 July 2017

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 14°C
Max: 14°C
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Next tide

Tue 21 Nov
High: 10:23pm 2.0m
Low: 12:51am 1.8m
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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

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News and media from Swanage Lifeboat Station

Swanage RNLI assists a powerboat taking on water
Swanage RNLI assist a powerboat taking on water. The lifeboat crew isolated the leak, and used the salvage pump to remove the water, which allowed one engine to be restarted. The powerboat was then able to make its own way to Poole Harbour.
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Swanage RNLI assists a powerboat taking on water
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Swanage RNLI tasked to assist a yacht
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Swanage RNLI tasked to assist a yacht
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Swanage assist motorboat with engine failure
27' motorboat with 4 POB unable to make way due to overheating engine. Being taken West with the ebbing tide. Tasked to locate and assist as required. Towed to Swanage. https://www.swanagelifeboat.org.uk/launches?launch=2017-09-05-1304-shannon-2nm-south-of-durlston-head
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Swanage RNLI assist yacht with engine and total electrical failure
Swanage RNLI assist yacht with engine and total electrical failure. Swanage escorted the yacht to calmer waters and then towed it safely to Poole.
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Swanage RNLI assist yacht with engine and total electrical failure
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