Bart’s Bash, 17-18 September, the biggest sailing event in the world with events taking place simultaneously around the globe, in memory of Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson, the Olympic sailor who died in the build-up in an America’s Cup training accident, more details at www.bartsbash.com
If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to sign yourself up to take part in Bart’s Bash 2016 at www.bartsbash.com! This is your chance to sail against your sporting heroes and help us ensure that we can continue to promote Bart’s legacy. Let’s make this annual event THE mass participation sailing event where your help and involvement will continue to inspire more and more people to try their hand at this thrilling and competitive sport. Raising funds for The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) continues to encourage more people to get on the water and promote the benefits it brings people of all abilities. The ASSF pledges to use the funds raised through Bart’s Bash in 2016 to help promote and develop disabled sailing globally.
Since its launch, the ASSF has pledged funds of over £600,000 to a range of inspiring sailing projects across nine countries. Some of the projects these funds are supporting in 2016 include: Chicago Park Districts Community Sailing Program, UK National Schools Sailing Association, Hungarian Yachting Association, The Sea Sanctuary, Falmouth and Leicestershire and Rutland Youth Sailing Association.
In 2015, the ASSF supported some fantastic projects and you can find out more about these in our video, just click above.
For details on some of our other ASSF projects and more information on grants available visit: www.andrewsimpsonfoundation.org