Improving lives

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

Our key activities

What we do

The Foundation's overarching objective is to increase sailing participation and improve the lives of young people through sailing. more

Bart's Bash - Join the Fun

15th-16th Sept

Bart's Bash is the World's Largest Sailing Event. In 2018, we are aiming to break our current Guinness World Record. 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

Support the Foundation

Bike 4 Bart

A brand-new and unique cycling event taking place in Dorset on Sunday 2nd September in aid of the Andrew Simpson Foundation. more

Sail on Bart - Issue 3


Latest news

16th Jul 2018 Wightlink has teamed up with the Andrew Simpson Foundation’s Watersports Centre in Langstone Harbour to provide 500 young people aged 12 and 13 years from Portsmouth schools with the opportunity to experience sailing for themselves. more

24th Jun 2018 The Silicon Cup is delighted to announce that they have selected the Andrew Simpson Foundation, a sailing charity set up in memory of Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson as one of their official charities for the 2018 Silicon Cup. more

11th May 2018 Bart’s Bash, the world’s largest sailing event, is announcing that participating sailing clubs in 2018 will have the opportunity to raise funds for their own sailing projects, using the Bart’s Bash event as a fundraising platform. more

7th Mar 2018 Bike4Bart will take place on Sunday 2nd September 2018 from Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, Dorset. more