Lifeboat crews in Suffolk were called out more than twice as many times this summer compared to last year, according to figures released today by the RNLI.
Among the calls were a dramatic rescue in Lowestoft and a callout under the roughest recorded weather conditions in Aldeburgh.
Lifeboat stations in Essex and Norfolk have been very busy too which a 16% rise in launches across the region.
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