The tallest sandcastle is 17.65 m (57 ft 11 in) tall, and was made by Skulptura Projects GmbH (Germany), in Binz, Germany, on 5 June 2019.
It took a team of 12 sculptors and 8 technicians 3.5 weeks working 8 hours a day to complete the sandcastle. It took 11,000 tonnes of sand mixed only with water. There were no other additives or internal support structure. The circular base diameter of the sandcastle measured approximately 26 m (85 ft 3 in).