Please see the statement below from our Chairman regarding the Human Ship.
All tickets that have been purchased online have been refunded, and we look forwards to seeing you later in the summer.
All the best,
The Lively Lady team.
Mark Smith, Chairman of Around and Around commented: “It is with regret that we are postponing the largest human image world record attempt until later in the year. Since we set our sites on this ambitious project last year a new record has been registered with the Guinness Book of Records and independently verified. The new record has now been published online, but in short the Indian International School in the UAE, now hold the record for the largest human image of a boat with a total of 4,882 people. This is clearly a substantial increase on the number achieved at the Southampton Boat Show in 2016 and surpasses the 1,000+ we were anticipating.
“In consultation with the other trustees we have regrettably decided to postpone our record attempt, reorganising this record attempt for later in the year when we hope to have the numbers to challenge this.
“We will be writing to the largest businesses, schools and colleges in Portsmouth along with the University over the coming weeks to enlist their help in breaking this record and seeking support in marshalling the additional numbers we need to break the record.”