By William Mills

Bart’s Bash

Bart’s Bash was blessed with superb autumn weather of clear sunny skies and light winds as Sussex sailors took to the water.

Brighton Sailing Club

At Brighton dinghy enthusiasts from Brighton Sailing Club joined in a combined event with others to sail past the seafront piers.

Everyone taking part was asked to donate £5 to The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation.

BSC’s sailing secretary Nigel Trinder said;

It is a fun participating event designed to get as many people as possible to get to take part. 

image of outside of Brighton Sailing Club

image of Brighton Beach with sailing dinghies
Dinghies get ready on the beach at Brighton

 

image of sailing dinghies with Brighton's West Pier in the background
Brighton Sailing club dinghies glide out past the iconic ruins of the West Pier

Arun Yacht Club

Further along the coast at Littlehampton event organiser Dani Mcternan estimated that as many as 50 boats from their group, co-ordinated from Arun Yacht Club, had set sail.

She said;

It brings together sailors from all different backgrounds aged between 8 and 80 years old.

It is a fantastic day out as well as raising money for charity.

 

image of Arun yacht Club at Littlehampton
Clubhouse at Littlehampton

 

image of yachts moored to quayside in Littlehampton
Visiting yachts from Sussex Yacht Club at Littlehampton

 

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