Trump supporters attempt world record boat parade in Florida


MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. (NewsNation/WFLA) — Supporters of President Donald Trump attempted to break the record for largest boat parade Saturday in Pinellas County.

The Guinness World Record for largest boat parade tallied 1,180 people in Malaysia in 2014. Trump supporters are expected to exceed that number on Saturday morning, according to the conservative Facebook group organizing the event.

While Guinness still cites the 2014 gathering in Malaysia in its record book, an organizer of a ‘Trumptilla’ in South Carolina said more than 3,000 vessels participated in their pro-Trump parade in July.

Saturday’s attempt at the record located in the Gulf just north of Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach around 10 a.m. EST. The official boat count took place at the Welch Causeway Bridge in Madiera Beach.

No official tally has been announced.

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