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Welcome to Bart’s Bash at Queen Mary.

The Largest Sailing Race in the World. This year taking place at Queen Mary on 11th and 12th September 2021 

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 1000 venues, 70,000 sailors across 80 countries have participated, be part of it this year at Queen Mary.

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Take Part!

Saturday Club

Andrew Craig leading the fleet for this years Bash, your time and distance will be recorded and entered on the day.

Sunday Race 1

The first race of the day will count as our Bart’s Bash race. By signing on and taking part, your results will be entered for Bart's Bash.

Youth Group

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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