Improving lives

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

Bart's Bash - Join the Fun

16th-17th Sept

Bart’s Bash takes place annually at 100s of venues, with 1000s of sailors racing across 100s of different classes around the world more

About our grants

Our grants

We have already supported in excess of 20 projects with funds totalling more than £250,000. Each project supports... more

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We need your help to get as many children and young people on the water to enjoy all of the benefits and opportunities... more

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Sailing insurance

The Andrew Simpson Foundation is passionate about introducing water sports participants to an insurance... more

Sail on Bart - Issue 3


Latest news

10th Oct 2017 A grant from the Andrew Simpson Foundation has enabled 10 local young people (aged 16-25) on the Island of Antigua to undertake the RYA Dinghy Instructor Course.  All 10 successfully passed. more

16th Sep 2017 The fourth year of the world's largest sailing event, Bart's Bash, got off to a terrific start in New Zealand at the Whangaruru Sailing Club in Oakura Bay, New Zealand as sailing and yacht clubs around the world were gearing up to run their own Bart's Bash races. more

8th Sep 2017 The Andrew Simpson Foundation & Bart's Bash (16-17th September) unite in this time of crisis to provide aid for rebuilding grassroots sailing programmes & communities affected by Hurricane Irma. more

2nd Aug 2017 The official charity of Lendy Cowes Week, the Andrew Simpson Foundation, today introduced seven of their new Youth Ambassadors. Drew Gibson, Abi Clarke, Cameron Tweedle, Callum Dixon, Catherine Hunt, Edward Higson and Anthony Pinke will each play a vital role in inspiring more young people into the sport and promoting the Foundation's key activities in their individual sailing clubs and regions. more