Just got an email from the Guinness Book of Records..... It doesn't look like the round IOW went through, so I will resubmit that as I have all the boats on video as I counted them, from memory there were 70
Anyway, here's the email
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Claim ID: xxxxxxx
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Dear Mr Alex Hutchings,
Thank you for your application to attempt a record you describe as ‘Biggest RIB Raft'.
Your record proposal cannot be accepted in this form.
However, it is very similar to an existing record that Guinness World Records monitors and you are welcome to attempt it as an alternative to your suggestion.
The record is: ’Largest floating raft - plastic’.
Please note that your application is now for breaking the record Largest floating raft - plastic and you will have to meet all criteria in the attached guidelines to break this record. If you are not interested in breaking this record, please ignore this email.
The current minimum requirement (current as at the date of this letter) is:
20 square metres (215.28 square feet)
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