The fourth year of the world's largest sailing event, Bart's Bash, got off to a terrific start in New Zealand at the Whangaruru Sailing Club in Oakura Bay, New Zealand as sailing and yacht clubs around the world were gearing up to run their own Bart's Bash races.
The Andrew Simpson Foundation & Bart's Bash (16-17th September) unite in this time of crisis to provide aid for rebuilding grassroots sailing programmes & communities affected by Hurricane Irma.
The official charity of Lendy Cowes Week, the Andrew Simpson Foundation, today introduced seven of their new Youth Ambassadors. Drew Gibson, Abi Clarke, Cameron Tweedle, Callum Dixon, Catherine Hunt, Edward Higson and Anthony Pinke will each play a vital role in inspiring more young people into the sport and promoting the Foundation's key activities in their individual sailing clubs and regions.
Today the Lendy Cowes Week spotlight shone brightly on the Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) with the day being officially designated Charity Day and with Founding Trustee and America's Cup sailor Iain Percy OBE in Cowes to fly the FUNdraising flag.
It’s all-action stations as the Andrew Simpson Foundation announces Discover Sailing supported by Lendy At Lendy Cowes Week (29th July – 5th Aug)
The Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) is delighted to announce that Lendy – The Property Platform has generously agreed to support the ASF Discover Sailing programme, being run daily throughout Lendy Cowes Week.
The Andrew Simpson Foundation, the UK-based Sailing Charity with a global reach, sits at the epicentre of the unique annual sailing event, the biggest sailing event in the world, Bart's Bash, which this year takes place over the weekend of 16-17 September.
The Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) is providing ‘Discover Sailing’ and ASF Sailing Club sessions to young people aged 9-13 years through the Portsmouth Sailing Project this August. The sailing sessions are aimed at young people from the community of Portsmouth, with a focus on those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Congratulations to Ian, Hamish, Anna, Niamh, Alastair and Finlay who have all achieved their RYA Dinghy Instructor Certificates whilst taking part in a training course at Loch Tummel Sailing Club, Pitlochry, Scotland this week.
Delivering a host of FUNdraising, Educational & Inspirational activities at Lendy Cowes Week (29 July – 5 August)
The Andrew Simpson Foundation : The Sailing Charity Delivering a host of FUNdraising, Educational & Inspirational activities at Lendy Cowes Week (29 July - 5 August)
To help support funding of its broad-reaching initiatives such as the Portsmouth Sailing Project for example, plus grant funding for volunteer instructor training, the Foundation has today launched ticket sales for its exclusive "Friends of the Foundation" lunch