Bart’s Bash and VISC Autumn Regatta 2020

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12 September 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Segelschule Hofbauer Alte Donau

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This year we are pleased to bring to you our Bart’s Bash event once again in partnership with Segelschule Hofbauer powered Boats2Sail at the Alte Donau. It will take place on 12 September 2020 and will be held simultaneously with VISC Autumn Regatta.

About Bart’s Bash

Bart’s Bash is a global charitable sailing race taking place at 100’s of venues, with 1000’s of sailors in 100’s of different classes of boat around the world. Its a flagship annual event inspired by the memory of Olympic Gold and Silver medallist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson MBE, who passionately believed that everyone should have the chance to try sailing and enjoy the many benefits that it brings. All profit made during this day will be donated to a charitable cause to support young people by providing accessible and inclusive sailing programmes.

VISC Autumn Regatta

VISC Autumn Regatta will be held at the same time. The regatta is open to VISC club members and thier guests and is suitable for both seasoned skippers and beginners. We plan to have at least 3 races depending on the wind. The first race of the day will be the Bart’s Bash race and all races will count towards the Autumn Regatta result.

10:00 – Registration

10:30 – Skippers’ briefing

11:00 – First race (Bart’s Bash race)

14:00 – End of racing and fun time

15:30 – Prize giving followed by raffle and other fundraising activities

Cost: €50 per person (at least 30% of which will go towards charity)

The fleet

We will have a fleet of 14 Pirats, 2 Topper Omegas, one RS Feva and one Laser. Your entry ticket includes a Pirat and we will be auctioning off upgrades to one of the other boats on the day!

How can you help?

As in last years, we plan on having a bake sale as part of our fundraising activities and welcome any baked goods you wish to donate for this.

We also welcome any donations for raffle prizes and any other ideas for fundraising activities you may have. Please feel free to get in touch with Anya, Valerie or Dave.

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.