Bart's Bash 2019
14th - 15th September 2019
Latest venue to sign up:
Swanage Sailing Club1, Swanage, United Kingdom


About Bart’s Bash

The Largest Sailing Race in the World

Join us this year for the largest sailing race in the world, connecting sailing communities across the globe in an annual mass participation campaign: together we transform lives through sailing!

Bart’s Bash is the flagship annual event of the Andrew Simpson Foundation, inspired by Olympic Gold and Silver medalist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson MBE who passionately believed that everyone should have the chance to try sailing and enjoy the many benefits that it brings.

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2018 Results

Who’s Leading the Way

Results by Country

Sailors by Country
1United Kingdom
2South Africa

Top Sailors

Overall Winners
1Remi Van Baaren
2Daniel Webb
3Paul Ross


Largest Boat Classes
1Laser Standard243
2Laser Radial187

Top Sailors

Under 18Dylan Collingbourne
18-34Daniel Webb
35+Andrew Kelly

Top Sailors

1Jeremy Rapley (279th)
2Hans Naumann (339th)
3Peter Idar (384th)

Bart’s Bash 2019

How To Take Part in Bart’s Bash

Step 1

Your Event Organiser

This person is going to be the main point of contact between your venue and the Bart’s Bash team for all notifications and information.

Step 2

Your Venue

Each venue will be able to register online here to receive the latest event updates, connect with your wider sailing community and customise your fundraising and race page.

Step 3

ASF Resources

Use Bart’s Bash resources downloadable here to help you run your event and encourage your entire membership to participate in this global race.

Step 4

and Safety Crew

Ensure there is the usual team of race officers and safety crew, fully briefed on race requirements prior to the day.

Step 5

Your Participants

Encourage all of your club members to take part in this global race and be ranked amongst the world’s finest sailors!

Step 6

the local community

Use this opportunity to involve your wider local community by encouraging sign up from individuals who would not ordinarily actively participate in sailing.

Step 7

Send us
your results

Send us all your results and supporting documents, including photos from the event within 10 days of the race.

Step 8


Make the most of your local press and shout about your clubs involvement as much as you can to encourage your community to come sailing!

Giving back to the Community

Supporting the Andrew Simpson Foundation

Bart’s Bash is the flagship annual event of the Andrew Simpson Foundation. We are inspired by the memory of Olympic Gold and Silver medallist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson MBE, who passionately believed that everyone should have the chance to try sailing and enjoy the many benefits that it brings.

Use Bart’s Bash as your mass participation event platform and fundraise for the Andrew Simpson Foundation or your own club, venue or community project. Visit our Fundraising page for more information.

Since its inception, the event has successfully raised funds for the ASF which in turn has helped a huge number of sailing projects in our local communities and across the world and we encourage our supporters to consider making a donation to the ASF.

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News & Events

Keeping up to Date


The Vienna International Sailing Club: A Few Lessons Learnt and Shared

The Vienna International Sailing Club have been organizing a Bart´s Bash event since its first edition in 2014! Please see below for a few lessons learnt that they wanted to share with us: “The first lesson learnt is to engage the right partners. This year, for the first time, our named partner and co-organizer of […]


Barts Bash The Biggest Little Boat Bash

This year, Bart’s Bash is entering a new category into the regatta for radio control (RC) model yacht boats and will be welcoming RC sailors around the globe to take part in the Biggest Little Boat Bash! 🌍 The MYA Radio Racing and Free Sailing have kindly asked that all funds raised will go towards […]

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Progress Made Possible

Our Event Supporters

Model Yachting Association (MYA)

Special Thanks

Our Foundation Partners

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