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Penzance pirate record attempt falls short

Organisers were 77 pirates short in Penzance Credit: Kathy Wardle - ITV News West Country

A world record attempt in Penzance to get the most pirates in one place has failed.

14,154 people gathered in the town but they were just 77 pirates down and failed to get more than a group in Hastings last year.

The event was raising funds for the RNLI at Penlee.

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Pirates attempt to break record in Penzance

Thousands of pirates attempt to break record in Penzance

If you're feeling pirate-y then Penzance is the place to be as the town attempts to break the world record for most pirates in one place. The event is raising funds for the RNLI at Penlee. They're hoping to get as many as 20,000 people there. The count takes place at four this afternoon.

Pirates on Penzance Promenade

Pirates on Penzance Promenade Credit: English Riviera

If you're feeling piratey then Penzance is the place to be as the town attempts to break the world record for most pirates in one place.

The event is raising funds for the RNLI at Penlee. They're hoping to get as many as twenty thousand people there. The count takes place at four this afternoon.

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