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East Nassau
Nassau Yacht Club
East Bay Street
Nassau, N.P.

Take part this Saturday (Sept 15th) in the world's largest sailing event – Bart’s Bash! We are invited to join the Bahamas Sailing Association (BSA) in this fun regatta. The Rotary Club of East Nassau has supported the BSA for a number of years to enable them to offer sailing instruction to willing youths who could not otherwise afford the tuition.

Rotarians can to take part one of two ways.

  1. Be on Race Committee which is headed by Fernando de Cardenas and Jason Robertson. All you need are sea legs, no experience. First 6 people to sign-up. You will be on in a motor boat on the water from approx 11am to 2pm.
  2. Race in a sailboat on your own or with an experienced sailor. Based on boat availability. Contact Fernando if you’re interested and he’ll put you in touch with the BSA –

You should be at the Nassau Yacht Club no later than 11am this Saturday to ensure you get in a boat.

All sailors will be contributing $10 each which will go to the Andrew Simpson Foundation.

All types of boats will be participating - Opti, Sunfish, Laser, i420, Snipe, J22 & J24.

Come along and support "Barts Bash" and The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation. See flyer for details.

A global sailing race taking place at 100s of venues, with 1000s of sailors in 100s of different classes of boat around the world. The event was founded in 2014 and verified by Guinness World Records as ‘The Largest Sailing Race in the World’. It is open to all sailing clubs, yacht clubs, schools, universities, scout groups, sea

Bart’s Bash gives the sailing community a united opportunity to remember Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, a double Olympic medallist who tragically lost his life whilst training for the America’s Cup in 2013.

The Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) uses this event alongside being a memorial, for an annual fundraising and participation campaign to allow them to achieve their charitable aims each year. The ASF are dedicated to increasing participation and improving lives through sailing.