A Tribute to Bart


Andrew'Bart' Simpson died in the capsize of the Artemis Racing AC72 on May 9, 2013

His service will be held on Friday May 31 in Sherborne Abbey, UK, followed by a celebration of his life at Sherborne Castle.

The Dorset town of Sherborne is 30 miles from Weymouth & Portland where, last summer, Andrew won the second of his two Olympic medals in the two-man Star class keelboat alongside friend and fellow Artemis Racing sailor Iain Percy.

A sailing charity is being established for children in Andrew's name. Donations can be made now through:

Lloyds TSB Bank
Sort: 30-90-92
Account No: 00965801
BIC: LOYDGB21343
IBAN: GB82 LOYD 3090 9200 9658 01
Account Name: Peter Jackson Funeral Services Charity



For top international sailing correspondent Bob Fisher's reflections on Andrew Simpson http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=109345!click_here

At what proved to be his last hurray - Andrew "Bart" Simpson (1976-2013) pictured at the Medalists’ Media Conference 2012 Olympics