MORE than 120 people have been rescued in a single year by volunteer life-savers.
Figures released today show Portsmouth RNLI rescued 125 people in 111 launches.
The life-saving charity said more than 2,000 people in south east England were helped in 2016.
Glen Mallen, RNLI lifesaving manager, said: ‘We’d really like to see people paying more attention to safety messages and giving the water the heathy respect it deserves.
‘While we will always answer the call for help, I and everyone within the RNLI would like to see people staying safer at the coast.’
For more, see rnli.org.uk