FOUNDER OF BART’S BASH TO BE GUEST SPEAKER AT RYA SCOTLAND ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER

RYA Scotland are excited to announce that the after dinner speaker at the Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday 23 January 2016 will be Tony Bishop from the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF). Bart’s Bash and the ASSF are a great example of the power sport can have and the impact it has. Tony Bishop is the founder of Bart’s Bash, the global sailing event in aid of the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation. Having sailed with Andrew in Optimists during the 1980′s he like many wanted to do something following the events in 2013. The Bash was established in 2014 with unprecedented support, and set a Guinness World Record for the largest sailing race in 24 hours. In two years the … Read more