Do I need to swim ? NO - the mermaids / mermen will not be required to swim. It is a dry land event only.

Will I need to wear a mermaid costume ?  Unless you are a real mermaid you will need to wear an appropriate outfit. It can be a bought outfit or a home made one. Guinness are VERY specific about what will count as a mermaid / merman outfit. More details HERE

Will I need to wear a mermaid tail ? Guinness are VERY specific about what will count as a mermaid / merman outfit. The lower half of your body must resemble that of a fish by wearing a fish tail costume skirt which is close fitting from the waist to the ankles and with a flume or flare of material extending over and covering the feet. You can only wear a swimsuit or bikini / bra top.

NO T SHIRTS ALLOWED. More details HERE

Can my child take part ? Children are welcome to take part as long as they are supervised by an adult. The supervising adult must be participating in the challenge with an appropriate outfit as only those taking part in the World Record attempt will be allowed into the enclosed event arena.

Can my dog /cat/hamster/pet take part ? NO - the recognised form of a mermaid / merman is a mythological creature which has the top half of their body being that of a human and the bottom half a tail of a fish so only humans can take part.

What time of day is the event ?  The official attempt will start at 9.30AM with access to the lido from 8AM.

 

 

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