Their deaths were recorded as a terrible accident. Yet questions remain over the drowning of seven men at Camber Sands in July and August last year.
The inquests concluded misadventure. But the victims' families feel more could have been done to warn swimmers of the dangers. They are now considering legal action.
Rother District Council has, this year, agreed to pay for RNLI lifeguards at Camber. They'd previously decided against them. Fred spoke exclusively to the council leader - councillor Carl Maynard - who said he was unavailable for interview after Friday's inquest verdicts.