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Welcome to Bart’s Bash at Queen Mary.

The world is going sailing again with Bart's Bash now in it's 6th year!

The Largest sailing Race in the World. This year taking place at Queen Mary on 15 September 2019 

Bart’s Bash is a global sailing event raising funds for the Andrew Simpson Foundation and verified by Guinness World Records as ‘The Largest Sailing Race in the World’. Bart’s Bash is the day when we especially remember and race in memory of Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson, the double Olympic medallist who tragically lost his life whilst training for the Americas Cup in 2013. Since its launch in 2014 more than 800 venues, 70,000 sailors across 80 countries have participated, be part of it this year at Queen Mary.


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Sunday 15th September

Bart’s Bash – Race 1 of the Club Championships

The first race of the day will count as our Bart’s Bash race. This is the Club Championships so a double bonus for all involved! There will be a briefing and if you plan to use a Club boat then that needs to be booked in the usual way. By signing on and taking part, your results will be entered for Bart's Bash.

Also on Sunday our Youth Group Racing and afternoon Youth Group will be doing their own special events for Bart's Bash.



There are no charges for entry to Bart’s Bash, but if you would like to donate and help raise funds for disabled sailing you can: Make a donation via the Bart's Bash website or put money in the club's collection tin.

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