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The family of a Cornish surfer and photographer who drowned while filming a whirlpool have said his death shouldn't prevent others from taking risks.
The funeral of Jacob Cockle took place in Penzance today. He died three weeks ago at Carnsew Pool in Hayle, an area notorious for whirlpools.
Lee Harvey remembers a bright and colourful friend in Jacob Cockle.
The family of Jacob Cockle have asked for people to dress in bright colours today, as a celebration of his life. Jacob's funeral will take place at St Mary's Church in Penzance.
The funeral of a Cornish surfer who drowned in the Hayle Estuary last month takes place today.
Jacob Cockle died while apparently filming a whirlpool in Carnsew Pool. The area is notorious for the torrents of water, and the 28-year-old had filmed them before. His funeral will take place at St Mary's Church in Penzance.
Tributes have been paid to a well-known and popular photographer who drowned in the Hayle Estuary.
Jacob Cockle from Penzance was swimming in Carnsew Pool on Tuesday night - an area notorious for whirlpools.
Police believe the 28 year old was filming the torrents of water, before getting caught up in them.
As well as being a great friend, those who knew Jacob say he'll also be remembered for his artistic talent.
Police are tonight warning against swimming in a deadly stretch of water in west Cornwall. It comes after a photographer drowned in a dangerous part of the Hayle Estuary.
Jacob Cockle from Penzance was swimming in Carnsew Pool - an area notorious for whirlpools.
Videos have been posted online by people filming themselves in the whirlpools, despite warning signs nearby.
Jacob Cockle died on Tuesday night when it's thought he was trying to film the whirlpools in Carnsew Pool in Hayle.
Lee Harvey, the owner of Pasty Adventures kitesurf school, who's known Jacob Cockle for more than 20 years, has paid tribute to him.
"Jacob was the kindest friendliest photographer and waterman you could ever meet whose get up and do attitude to life inspired many.
He was happiest in the water and will always be remembered for the great times shared with friends all over the world and especially in his beloved West Cornwall".