A paddle out at Town Beach to honour and celebrate the life of shark attack victim, Zac Young looks like it may have broken a world record.
More than 512 surfers were needed to paddle out to break the World Guinness Record. Although it has not officially been announced, word on the ground is that the record has now been broken.
The paddle out on Saturday morning, November 25 was part of Love Thy Neighbour, a community event to honour the life of Zac Young, 10 years after he died following a shark attack in Coffs Harbour.
The paddle out followed an evening of live music and food stalls at Town Beach on Friday, November 24
The celebrations continue today, Saturday November 25 with live music bands, food and drinks, and charity auctions until 8pm.
Zac's father, Kevin Young, organised and took part in the paddle out. Kevin is also working on a documentary to tell Zac's story. Clips of the documentary are being shown at he Love Thy Neighbour event.