The Andrew Simpson WatersportsÂ Centre in Portsmouth along with Hayling Island, Locks and Tudor Sailing Clubs have all been involved in the Bart's Bash record breaking attempt.
It is the fifth year the event has taken place after setting the recordÂ in 2014.
Event organiser, Tim Anderton, said: '˜We set the record in 2014 when we had 9484 boats in 237 locations. This year we had 650 venues registered for the event in 86 countries.'
Bart's Bash was established in 2013 to rememberÂ Andrew '˜Bart' Simpson '“Â an Olympic ChampionÂ who tragically died in 2013.Â
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The event wasÂ organised byÂ the Andrew Simpson Foundation who aim to honour his legacy through helping to increase the involvement of young peopleÂ in sailing.
Tim is hopeful that this year's event will haveÂ set a new worldÂ record.