Can you spot yourself in our gallery of Hartlepool Boxing Day Dip yesteryear pictures?

Hartlepool's annual Boxing Day DIp takes place on Wednesday, December 26, at Seaton Carew at 11.30am.

Thursday, 20th December 2018, 1:49 pm
Updated Thursday, 20th December 2018, 2:28 pm
Making a splash in 1993.
Making a splash in 1993.

Here, to get you in the mood, is a selection of photos from previous dips. Remember to log on to our website on Boxing Day and to buy our December 27 paper for full coverage of this year's event. Full details for the 2018 dip can be found here.

Happy faces by the sea's edge some 33 years ago..
These fantastic four dippers were proud to pose for our camera.

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Making a splash a quarter of a century ago.
Back for more this year, lads?
Two brave souls head for the safety of the shore 15 years ago.
Ready for a yabba dabba do time.
Knees up please, gents.
Setting off for the sea.
Seaton Carew Rugby Club stick together five years ago.
These Santas didn't have too much of a rest after their hectic schedule three years ago.
The yellow jersey takes the lead in the sprint across the sands.
Raising a smile and cash for charity a year ago.