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!

14th-15th Sept

Bart's Bash is the World's Largest Sailing Event. In 2019, 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

The Andrew Simpson Foundation is delighted to announce it's second annual Bike4Bart Charity cycle ride for 2019! more

Sail on Bart - Issue 3

Latest news

6th Dec 2018 Global yacht charter company, Sunsail has teamed up with sailing charity, the Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) to give more children from Portsmouth the chance to get out on the water in 2019. more

26th Nov 2018 In 2017, the Andrew Simpson Foundation distributed more than £20,000 worth of Crewsaver marine safety equipment. more

23rd Nov 2018 Building on the success of this year’s inaugural Bike4Bart event, the Andrew Simpson Foundation are taking their annual Cyclosportive to the Andrew Simpson Watersports Centre in Portsmouth, located to the North East of the city, for 2019. more

1st Nov 2018 Due to demand, the Andrew Simpson Watersports Centres have launched a new class-specific performance training programme to provide young people with the opportunities to access affordable, high-level sail training in Optimists, Lasers, RS Fevas, 420s and BIC Technos more