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!

Our aim with the 2017 campaign is to continue to increase participation even further across the world with the ultimate... 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

16th Feb 2017 It will not have escaped many people's notice that 2017 is the year of the America's Cup in Bermuda, a much-anticipated sporting event of global interest and of special significance to the Trustees, Management team, Supporters and Beneficiaries of the Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF). more

5th Dec 2016 Cowes Week Limited (CWL) is delighted to announce that, following an extensive evaluation process, they have selected the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) as the official event charity for Cowes Week for 2017. more

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