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Warwick Turtle 2017 – Dates, NoR and Entry announced – 27/29 January, 2017

Posted by: BUSA|Nov 29, 2016, 5:13 PM

“Warwick University Sailing Club – UWSC – invites you to the Warwick Turtle, which, as usual, is the last chance to practice in a competition-setting before BUSA Qualifiers. “The event will take place at Draycote Water, with socials held on Friday 27…

Nottingham Snakebite 2017

NoR & Entry

Posted by: BUSA|Nov 29, 2016, 4:56 PM

The NoR has been published and is available from the BUSA website. But, just for now, we cannot show it on the Calendar, so here is the link: Notice of Race. And here is the Entry Form For any enquiries, please contact Ollie Thompson

RYA/BUSA Ladies Team Racing Championships 2017

Posted by: BUSA|Nov 29, 2016, 6:14 AM

The 2017 RYA and BUSA Ladies Team Racing Championship will be held at Spinnaker Sailing Club on 25th-26th February 2017. Sailing will take place over two days at Spinnaker Sailing Club in provided fireflies. The NOR and entry form are now available.

RYA National Match Racing Series 2017

Try your hand at MR or get practice for the BUCS MR Champs

Posted by: BUSA|Nov 29, 2016, 6:09 AM

Match Racing is an exciting and challenging format of racing. This one-on-one duel is a game of strategy and tactics, where there is only one winner. The RYA run a National series of qualifiers culminating in a Championship Final in November and a…

‘Fantastic’ Fleet Championships 2016: Exeter women and Southampton men win Team Trophies

Posted by: BUSA|Nov 13, 2016, 3:40 PM

British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and British University Sailing Association (BUSA) held the annual Fleet Racing Championships at Draycote Water SC over the weekend of 5 – 6 November, hosted by the University of Warwick Sailing Club.…

Glasgow Grouse 16 at Bardowie Loch

Posted by: BUSA|Nov 13, 2016, 10:25 AM

S First team racing event of the 2016-17 season, the Glasgow Grouse, in its fourth year, attracted 24 teams (and had to turn away a further 6). Glasgow Commodore, Peter Collings provides a full Report Also published by Yachts & Yachting. A full…

Record entry for BUCS-BUSA Fleets at Draycote

Posted by: BUSA|Nov 3, 2016, 8:44 PM

The British University Fleet Racing Championships 2016 are being held at Draycote Water Sailing Club over the weekend of 5th & 6th November. With a record entry for the annual Fleet Racing Championships, over 240 student sailors, from a record 25…

Tie at Scottish Student Sailing Match Racing Champs

Posted by: BUSA|Oct 12, 2016, 5:42 PM

Edinburgh (Alex Ekström, Archie Chitty, Suzy Peters & Ross Slater), St Andrews (helmed by Balázs Gecse, Alex Carter, Henry Cross & Ellery Sever).and Strathclyde Blue (Peter Cameron, Eilidh Bruce, Angus Gray-Stephens & Rhuaridh Wright) are joint 2016…

BUCS-BUSA Match Racing Championships 17 – Entries now open

Posted by: BUSA|Oct 12, 2016, 8:25 AM

BUCS and BUSA have published the Notice of Race, Provisional Pre-Event Information and all Entry Information for the BUCS Team Racing Championships 2016-17. Please see the BUSA Event Page and note the detailed guidance there – which is altered in…

BUCS Yachting Championships 17 – Entries now open

Posted by: BUSA|Oct 12, 2016, 4:43 AM

BUCS and BUSA have published the Notice of Race, Provisional Pre-Event Information and all Entry Information for the BUCS Yachting Championships 2017. Please see the BUSA Event Page and note the detailed guidance there – which is altered in several…

BUCS-BUSA Team Racing Championships 2016-17 – Entries now open

Posted by: BUSA|Oct 11, 2016, 4:03 PM

BUCS and BUSA have published the Notice of Race, Provisional Pre-Event Information and all Entry Information for the BUCS Team Racing Championships 2016-17. BUCScore is now open for entries. Please see the BUSA Event Page and note the detailed…

Ceilidh Cup and Scottish Student Sailing (SSS) Match Racing Champs over-subscribed

Posted by: BUSA|Oct 6, 2016, 6:13 AM

They’re keen, the Scots. First uni sailing event of the year, across Britain. And the Ceilidh Cup at Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club (RNCYC)is oversubscribed! After Niocole McPherson bows out this weekend following her run of Ceilidh victories, it…

BUCS Fleet Championships 2016 – Entries Open

Posted by: BUSA|Sep 27, 2016, 10:43 AM

BUCS and BUSA have published the Notice of Race, Provisional Pre-Event Information and all Entry Information for the BUCS Fleet Championships 2016 to be held on Draycote Water, hosted by the Warwick University Sailing Club on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6…

BUCS-BUSA Sailing 2016-17: The Season’s Information

Posted by: BUSA|Sep 19, 2016, 10:04 AM

Fleet Racing – Match Racing – Team Racing – Yachting The British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and the British Universities’ Sailing Association (BUSA) have published today the season’s calendar and information sources & communication lines…

Special deals for uni sailing clubs with Sunsail

Posted by: BUSA|Jul 7, 2016, 8:13 AM

As a member of BUSA you and your sailing club members can benefit from exclusive preferential rates on selected summer holidays and UK sailing school courses with Sunsail. Packing up and heading to the Mediterranean as a club is the perfect summer…

University Sustainability Challenge – USCs invited to 2016-17 challenge

Posted by: BUSA|May 15, 2016, 2:42 PM

The Green Blue has teamed up with BUSA to invite university sailing clubs from across the UK to enter the University Sailing Sustainability Challenge 2016-17 – 2016-17 Announcement. Following the success of the 2015-16 challenge (see Awards Press…

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