Thousands of people, both residents and holidaymakers made their way down to Ventnor for the annual Boxing Day Swim.

33 years people have been braving the chilly December waters to raise money for an island cancer support charity, PATCH.

The boxing day swim was held at 13:00 this year instead of 12:00 due to high tide being at 11:30, as advised by the HM Coastguard.

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