It took them a few more tries than they might have anticipated, but 180 Richmondites now, unofficially, boast Guinness World Record between them.
Each singing one word at a time, the crowd managed to belt out the nursery rhyme Row, Row, Row Your Boat on the opening day (Aug. 9) of the Maritime Festival in Steveston.
The attempt has still to be verified by Guinness World Record officials.
The previous record was held by members of the Jim Pattison Group, which had 154 people turn out in March 2011 at its JPG Partners in Pride Conference in San Antonio, Texas. To view more pictures and a video, go to www.richmond-news.com and see page 12.
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