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Bart's Bash -  One week to go!

by The Bart's Bash Team 8 Sep 2018 11:30 BST 15-16 September 2018
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There is now just 1 WEEK TO GO until the BART'S BASH 5th Birthday Weekend (15th - 16th September). This is your day, it's your club's fundraiser and... it's time to prepare and get ready for this EPIC EVENT!

Sign up & take part in Bart's Bash

Here are some of the America's Cup legendary sailors explaining about Bart's Bash.
The emphasis is always on FUN!
Get inspired and get new people on the water!

This is our 5th Birthday and we really hope you have a whizz - pop - bang of a day! Wherever you are in the world - you are united with the global sailing community to become part of the largest sailing race, ever!

Eat cake and be joyful!

There are plenty of ways to bring some added FUN to your event, including Cake Sales, Charity Auction/Raffle, BBQ, Bart’s Buoy Race, Cardboard Boat Races or Fancy Dress... but whatever you do, make sure to bake a cake, put a big 5 on it and help us celebrate our special Birthday Bash!
The funds raised via Bart's Bash have already helped thousands of young people access regular sailing sessions who otherwise would not have been able to. The more funds we can raise together, the bigger the difference we can make in helping the next generation and improve the lives of disadvantaged young people.
Find out more about the Andrew Simpson Foundation
Dress like a Bash fan...

Check out our Bart's Bash (both cool and timeless) merchandise which is AVAILABLE NOW
Order by Monday 10th September to get it in time for the big day, UK only.
All profits from the sale of merchandise will be donated to the Andrew Simpson Foundation
Check out our Merchandise
Share the FUN - Social media is a great way to let your friends and family know how much of a great day you have had taking part in the Bash, it also helps spread the word about how incredible this sport is. Four simple ways to do this:
  1. Facebook live - Make sure you tag @bartsbash and use #bartsbash #sailonbart so we can share it
  2. Share a picture/video of your day to Facebook/YouTube/Twitter and where possible tag in Bart's Bash and Andrew Simpson Foundation : the Sailing Charity. #sailonbart #bartsbash
  3. Instagram - tag barts_bash_ in your post and use #sailonbart #bartsbash
  4. Twitter - @bartsbash and again #sailonbart #bartsbash

If you have any questions please email - Yes, he is still going after 5 incredible years! There is lots of great stuff on the website and we can't wait to see you sailing next weekend.

Thanks for all you support.



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Our mailing address is:
The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Osprey Quay
Portland, Dorset DT5 1SA
United Kingdom

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