Improving lives

The Foundation honours the life and legacy of a sailor who was passionate about encouraging and helping others... more

The world's largest sailing event

Bart's Bash!

This year the aim of the 2016 campaign is to increase participation even further across the world with the ultimate... more

About our grants

Our grants

In 2015 alone, we have already supported 20 projects with funds totalling more than £250,000. Each project supports... more

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Sail on Bart - Issue 2

Latest news

6th Oct 2016 The Foundation has released details of its third round of grants to support disabled sailing across the world. Following on from the successful Bart's Bash sailing event, the funds raised can now be used to support ongoing sailing projects for those with disabilities. The application form can be downloaded here assf-grant-round-3 more

20th Sep 2016 Bart's Bash 2016, the mass participation and fundraising sailing event held last weekend (17-18 September) in aid of the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF), has been voted a resounding success by organisers and participants alike, especially in terms of expanding the interest in disabled sailing and extending this unique event's reach around the world. more

18th Sep 2016 It’s like waiting for the first guests to turn up to your party. You have put days, weeks, months of your time into planning and preparation and then finally the day comes. It’s Bart’s Bash 2016, and organisers need to have no concerns! more

17th Sep 2016 Brunei's Bash has the accolade of being first across the start line as weather gods scupper NZ hopes...for now! more