Boxing Day Dip is a picture - SLIDESHOW

And our photographers were on hand to capture the freezing-cold fun and frolics.

Young and old headed out on the morning in a host of fancy-dress outfits to raise money for various charities.

SUPER HEROES: At the 2012 Seaton Carew Boxing Day Dip

SUPER HEROES: At the 2012 Seaton Carew Boxing Day Dip

The 2012 Seaton Carew Boxing Day Dip: Santa on a jet ski at the Dip.

The 2012 Seaton Carew Boxing Day Dip: Santa on a jet ski at the Dip.