About the ASF

We are inspired by the memory of Olympic Gold and Silver medallist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson MBE, a man who was passionate about encouraging and helping others fulfil their aims. In following Bart’s values and goals we honour him by helping to motivate the next generation.

Through the provision of sailing opportunities, we are already improving the lives of children and young people around the world.

We give thousands of young people the chance to enjoy the life-changing challenges of sailing. To find out more about what we do:

Andrew Simpson MBE

Andrew Simpson

Andrew Simpson MBE died too early – at the age of 36 in an accident on board the Artemis AC72 yacht in San Francisco Bay. Andrew, better known as Bart to many in the sailing world, was a fine, accomplished sailor, loving family man and... more

Meet the team

Our Team

The Foundation is governed by our Trustees who all give up their time on a voluntary basis. Our senior team includes both volunteers and full-time employees and are supported by our amazing Sailing Centre instructors and.... more

Sail on Bart - Issue 2
ASSF Australia

ASSF Australia

We have established a committee in Australia which is actively promoting the Foundation's work. We also have an amazing team of ambassadors who are all passionate about helping us to inspire more young people into the sport... more

ASSF Bermuda

ASSF Bermuda

The Andrew Simpson Foundation has a dedicated group of people working in Bermuda to help promote the Foundation's work. They also discovered the WaterWise Programme, a project in which we supported in 2015.

New ASSF Committee

New Committee

If you are interesting in setting up a NEW national ASF committee in your country to promote the ASF, its events and charitable activities please contact info@andrewsimpsonsailing.org.