Even though there was a strong onshore wind and driving rain, some 60 intrepid bathers taking to the sea.
Hot drinks and mince pies were available afterwards in the boathouse.
Well done to all - I understand that around £500 was raised for Looe RNLI.
The volunteer crew are never off duty,
their Christmas lunch was interupted as they were requested to launch and help search for a missing person.
They quickly returned to the boathouse as the person was found safe and wel by police.
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