The Calendar includes all BUCS-BUSA sailing events, relevant RYA and other events (including international) and programmes in which student sailors and teams regularly compete or participate (e.g. Keelboat Squad). The Calendar carries all university events hosted by BUSA Member Clubs (USCs) that are notified to us (inclusion is discretionary, but no other events are listed on the first weekend of November, which is reserved for the BUCS-BUSA Fleet Championships). Events for inclusion should be notified to the BUSA Editor or by using the Contact Form.
Held in Port Solent/Gunwharf Quays. Using Sunsail F40s. Teams of 8 crew (inc 2 females).
The Championship will be hosted by Glasgow University Sailing Club.
Full and cumulative details, Notices and news will be posted on the official Championship page.
To be held at WPNSA. Sailed in Elliott 6Ms. Entry will be online only, via BUCSscore.
NB 06-04-18 will be a training day; attendance at the evening briefing will be compulsory.
NoR to be published, when a separate event page on this website will be opened.
Details to follow.
“The UK's No.1 dinghy endurance race.
“The 24 Hour Race is the premiere opportunity for Sailing Club teams to compete for serious trophies (and status), whilst also enjoying the unique hospitality provided by one of the best social events in the dinghy racing calendar so make sure you join us for the Friday night!
“The race is sailed on the relatively safe waters of the Marine Lake at Southport, and racing is continuous for 24 Hours even in extreme weather conditions. Entries are accepted from Sailing Clubs, Class Associations and Universities throughout the UK, with past visits from Eire, France and even the USA. Crew, equipment and sail changes are permitted during the race (but only in a specially designated docking area).
“The 24 Hour Race, now in its 50th year, is sailed in classic dinghies (Enterprise, GP14, Lark and Firefly); and has opportunities for Masters, Ladies and University teams to compete for special prizes, whilst also being on equal terms with all other teams.”
Plymouth University S.&P.C 'A' led the field of eight university teams at the 2017 edition, also including
Birmingham, Nottingham, Bath, Manchester, Lancaster & Sheffield Hallam.