London Castaways win Birmingham’s Old Joe 2017
Close competition and jazz at University of Birmingham’s end-of-year team racing event

The ‘Old Joe’ was hosted by the University of Birmingham Sailing Club over the weekend of the 10th/11th June at South Staffs Sailing Club. Now in its third year, the Old Joe has become a firm fixture in the team racing calendar, timed after exams and…

TR Finals 2018 – Bidding
Is your University Sailing Club up for hosting the BUCS Team Racing Finals 2018?

BUSA invites bids from Member Clubs to host the Finals of the 2017/2018 BUCS TR Finals. Full guidance and requirements for a Proposal are provided. Closing date 21 June, 2017.

Competition hots up on Day 2 at the University Yachting Champs
Top three re-align but hold. Edinburgh puts in a challenge. Swansea/Bangor celebrate a 2nd!

Durham (1,3, 4.5 today) pull ahead of Southampton Blue (‘messy at the end’), But Strathclyde Blue retains the lead (4,1). Suzy Peters’ Edinburgh Pink leapt up from 7th yesterday to 4th overnight, in spite of a BFD in the second race today, by winning…

Great start to BUCS Yachting Champs
Strathclyde, Southampton and Durham head the leaderboard on Day1

“I have never seen it this close”
Only three wins separate 4th from 24th at the end of Day 2 at the BUSA Finals

With Cambridge and Exeter staking claims to the top three slots overnight, what is quite remarkable is that all the teams from 4th down to 24th had only three race wins separating them.

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For those who did not attend the BUCS Yachting last year, would your club be more likely or less likely to attend the event if BUCS points were given to the silver league?...

27 June

Don't forget the deadline is tomorrow. So far i have received NO bids. Please get in touch if you are considering hosting....

20 June

We have noticed an error in our Bid document regarding dates. The event must sit between Monday 2nd and Thursday 5th April (as the Match Racing starts on the 6th April in Weymouth). Due to this erro...

22 June

Emily Heath and Louise MacIver-Jones of Birmingham USC report on last weekend’s “brilliant” Old Joe 2017. ‘Squalls’, ‘really close battles’, ‘cool jazz’, ‘great food’, ‘South S...

14 June

Do you need help finding race officials for your event next season? If so we can help you through our June Race Officials survey. How this works: We email all officials (including candidates) with...

13 June
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