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BUSA Team victorious, taking all four Tour Trophies, in USA

Posted by: BUSA|Oct 27, 2015, 4:57 PM

The bi-annual transatlantic ICSA-BUSA Tour alternates between the USA and the UK, in which the US Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) and the British Universities’ Sailing Association (BUSA) compete across the sailing disciplines. This year it…

Is your Club ready to host the Playoffs 2016?

Posted by: BUSA|Oct 14, 2015, 4:27 PM

Member Clubs of BUSA are invited to submit proposals to host the Playoffs as part of the 2016 Team Racing Championship. The Playoffs, at which fifteen teams from the Qualifiers and Scottish Leagues will compete for places at the Finals, will be held…

Dundee win Scottish Student Match Racing Champs 2015

Posted by: BUSA|Oct 7, 2015, 2:25 PM

At the Ceilidh Cup 2015, organised by the Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club, Nicole McPherson and her team from RNCYC retained the Cup, but the remaining eight teams were all from Scottish Universities competing also in the Scottish Student Sailing…

Scottish Student Sailing kicks off 2015-16 with the Ceilidh Cup

Posted by: BUSA|Oct 2, 2015, 4:20 AM

The first event of the Scottish Student Sailing (SSS) 2015-16 calendar is the Ceilidh Cup Match Racing, held by the Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club (RNCYC). Nine teams, including eight student teams, will compete in the Rhu-based clubs’ Sonars over…

BUSA announce Team to Tour USA

Posted by: BUSA|May 24, 2015, 9:32 AM

Alternating every two years, since its inception in 1957, teams of university students tour the USA and the UK to compete with their counterparts. In 2015 it is the turn of the BUSA to tour the USA and challenge their US Inter-collegiate Sailing…

2016 BUCS-BUSA Team Racing Championship – Invitation to host

Posted by: BUSA|May 22, 2015, 2:59 PM

Calling all University Sailing Clubs: Invitation to bid to host the 2016 BUCS-BUSA Team Racing Championship (provisionally posted on the BUSA Calendar from 30 March to 2 April 2016). Bidding will be in two stages. You are invited to submit a two-page…

Connor Miller & Loughborough win the 2015 Match Racing Championship

Posted by: BUSA|Apr 22, 2015, 10:28 AM

The annual round of British student sailing championships – fleet, team, match and yacht racing – concluded last weekend with the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Match Racing Championship 2015, organised by British Universities’…

Cambridge Blue take the Thompson Trophy in nail-biting shoot-out with Oxford Blue in exciting BUCS-BUSA TR Championship

Posted by: BUSA|Apr 19, 2015, 1:56 PM

There were three days of intense competition during which the 28 university teams sailed 258 races, using the Swiss League system, leading to quarters, semis, petit finals and finals on a brilliant last day of team racing. It was hard fought and…

BUCS/BUSA Team Racing Championships- Final Day Live!

Posted by: BUSA|Apr 11, 2015, 5:22 AM

Today is the last day of the BUCS/BUSA Team Racing Championships, hosted by the University of Nottingham at Notts County Sailing Club. Follow the action at the event from our live event blog, please see Live Blog. The race schedule and live results…

Southampton Red – British Yachting Champions 2015 – HRH The Princess Royal welcomes teams home

Posted by: BUSA|Apr 7, 2015, 5:28 PM

BUCS Student Yachting Championship 2015 Southampton Red are the British Yachting Champions 2015 HRH The Princess Royal welcomes the teams home In an exciting last two days of the 2015 British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) yachting nationals,…

Cardiff to host 2015 BUCS/BUSA Fleet Championships

Posted by: BUSA|Mar 23, 2015, 6:30 PM

British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS), together with British Universities Sailing Association (BUSA), is delighted to announce that the Cardiff University will host the 2015 BUCS Fleet Racing Championships at Cardiff Bay, from their new…

Make a difference to university sailing: join the BUSA Committee 2015-16

Posted by: BUSA|Mar 13, 2015, 6:23 AM

BUSA is run by students, for students. Now is the time to give something back to your sport, have your say in how the Association is run, contribute to its running, help give leadership to student sailing and add value to your own CV. There are a…

Student women’s teams converge on Spinnaker: Birmingham University to defend both titles!

Posted by: BUSA|Mar 12, 2015, 11:52 AM

The RYA & BUSA Ladies’ Team Racing Nationals will take place at the Spinnaker Sailing Club, together with a social programme hosted by Wessex (Southampton University) Sailing Club. The full line-up includes university teams from the Universities of…

Wessex clinch Nottingham Snakebite in dramatic final with Loughborough

Posted by: BUSA|Mar 1, 2015, 8:42 AM

University of Nottingham Sport Sailing Club held its annual Snakebite at Notts County Sailing Club, the host and venue respectively, for the 2015 BUCS/BUSA Team Racing Championship. Organised by Lara Cator, with a great UoNSSC team, together with…

Will you represent British Universities in the USA in September 2015?

Posted by: BUSA|Dec 4, 2014, 3:52 PM

BUSA Captains, Connor Miller and Emily Nagel have today issued the Notice of Selection for sailors to represent BUSA at the ICSA-BUSA Tour 2015 in the USA. The ICSA (Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association) and BUSA hold a bi-annual competitive tour in…

Vose Secures FISU Scholarship

Posted by: BUSA|Nov 14, 2014, 9:55 AM

BUCS has announced that Annabel Vose (University of Southampton) has been awarded a Scholarship by the International University Sport Federation (FISU) for 2014-15, one of only three worldwide. Her nomination was submitted by BUCS and supported by…

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