Bart's Bash is under starters orders!

Bart's Bash is under starters orders!

Published at 7:00am 16th September 2018.

Organisers are hoping for a place in the Guinness World Record books by beating last years record and making it the largest sailing event in 24 hours.

Weymouth and Portland sailing clubs are taking to the water today for Bart's Bash.

It's the 5th global sailing event staged in memory of Olympic Sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson.

Money raised will go towards the Andrew Simpson foundation which supports sailing for all, including those with disabilities.

Organisers are hoping for a place in the Guinness World Record books by beating last years record and making it the largest sailing event in 24 hours.

If you want to get involved you can register at www.bartsbash.com