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British University Fleet Racing Championships 2018 in prospect

Another cracking Champs this weekend at Draycote, with close competition expected in all four classes

Posted by: BUSAed|Nov 10, 2018, 9:07 AM

With another record entry for the annual BUCS Fleet Racing Championships, 250 student sailors, from 25 universities, are racing on Draycote Water this weekend.

Bardowie Beasts triumph at the SSS Women’s TR Champs

The crème of Scottish Women's team racers were in Oban for the 2018 Scottish Student Sailing Women’s TR Champs

Posted by: BUSAed|Nov 7, 2018, 9:43 PM

The crème of Scottish Women's team racers – nine university teams: Aberdream, Bardowie Beasts & Ruberduckies (Strathclyde), DUSC 1 (Dundee), Edinburgh Gals, Glasgow 1 & 2, St Andreas and UHI Purple - were in Oban for the 2018 Scottish Student Sailing…

Miles Jones of Edinburgh triumphs at Ceilidh Cup

Miles Jones, James Holmes, Hugh Bruidwood & Jenny Dinwoodie of the University of Edinburgh are Scottish Student Sailing Match Racing Champions 2018

Posted by: BUSAed|Oct 8, 2018, 10:56 PM

The annual Ceilidh Cup/SSS Match Racing was a “tale of two days” at Rhu this year – Saturday was sunny & dry with a light(ish) breeze, followed by breezy and gusty conditions on the Sunday.

Ceilidh Cup is SSS Match Racing Champs

Six Scottish uni teams in the 9-team entry at RNCYC this weekend

Posted by: BUSAed|Oct 4, 2018, 10:12 PM

Will Strath's Sophie Taylor, 2018 Women's MR Champs bronze overtake veteran Ali Mo (Women's silver nedallist)? Or will Edinburgh's Miles Jones & Co turn their recent BKA lead amongst unis and their first international MR experience at Medemblik into…

BUCS Fleets 2018 – Entries open

All information, inc. NoR & Entry Info., on Champs page

Posted by: BUSAed|Sep 22, 2018, 1:18 PM

The 2018 Fleet Championships will be held on Saturday 10 – Sunday 11 November 2018 at Draycote Water Sailing Club and hosted by the University of Warwick Sailing Club. It is organised on behalf of BUCS by BUSA. All documentation will be found via the…

Season's Information 2018-19

This is an overview of the Sailing Season 2018-19, as published by BUSA and BUSA

Posted by: BUSAed|Sep 21, 2018, 10:08 AM

Whitfield retains Youth Match Racing in convincing style

BUSA Men’s Captain 2017-18, Matt Whitfield wins the RYA Harken Youth Match Racing Championship 2018 for the second time

Posted by: BUSAed|Sep 4, 2018, 9:07 PM

University sailors: Invitation to Focus Group on BUSA

We need your help in London on Thursdy 14 June

Posted by: BUSAed|Jun 5, 2018, 8:21 PM

BUSA, with the support of the RYA, is looking to review all of the activity and support that it offers to its member clubs and student sailors. We would like as many different viewpoints as possible to help us.

Sun, breeze and smiles for Exeter Reunion and Rory Cheetham memorial

Rory Cheetham Memorial Cup awarded to Southampton & friends at Exeter University’s inaugural Reunion Race Weekend, match racing on the Solent

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 30, 2018, 2:50 PM

Bes-Green’s Southampton team (aided in the finals by Exeter's Yachting Captain!) were pushed to their limits in a tight final with Liardet's Exeter. The event especially supported the Rory Cheetham Just Gving funding for Surfers Against Sewage.

Southampton are MR Champions 2018

Matt Whitfield (Southampton) wins at WPNSA, with Tom Williams (Bath) and Joe Burns (Bristol) taking Silver and Bronze

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 23, 2018, 10:23 PM

Delivered by RYA Keelboating, on behalf of BUCS and in conjunction with BUSA, the event was supported by Harken UK, Marlow Ropes and GripTec by Moody Decking.

Southampton Green wins the 2018 TR Champs

Southampton Green takes the title, ahead of Cambridge Blue, Exeter Blue and Imperial.

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 11, 2018, 1:18 PM

Rain, wind, no wind, snow, a first beat ‘more holey than Swiss cheese‘ (Paris Thomas) on Strathclyde Loch…..all the worst weather, but, nevertheless, a ‘good event and well-organised’.

Solent & Oxford celebrate Yachting titles

BUCS Yachting Championships 2018 culminate in Championship and Trophy races on final day

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 3, 2018, 2:04 PM

The Yachting Championships of the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), in conjunction with the British Universities’ Sailing Association (BUSA), started in the Solent on Monday 27th March and completed with a Final Series on Thursday 30…

BUSA Annual General meeting

Monday, 2 April, 2018 at 16.00 at Strathclyde Country Park, Glasgow

Posted by: BUSAed|Mar 19, 2018, 8:23 PM

The BUSA AGM 2018 will be held (during the Team Racing Championship) on Monday, 2 April, 2018 at Strathclyde Country Park, Glasgow, commencing at 16.00.

Join the BUSA Committee 2017-18

Roles, how to apply and how USCs vote

Posted by: BUSAed|Mar 19, 2018, 7:56 PM

The BUSA Committee are looking for new members to join the Committee for 2018-19 and beyond. The Committee consists of volunteers (both students and ex-students), without whom, all the events and training that we run, could not take place.

Edinburgh Import 'lashes' London White

Manchester & Liverpool's Big Lash 2018 at West Kirby

Posted by: BUSAed|Mar 17, 2018, 1:50 PM

Gusty on Saturday on the Marine Lake at West Kirby (98 races in the round robin achieved)….light, shifty winds on Sunday (three leagues, each of 7 teams). London White beat Newcastle Red (which had won the round robin in the semis and Edinburgh…

Excalibur 2018

BUSA Champion helms return to Excalibur as Alumni and still do the business!

Posted by: BUSAed|Mar 14, 2018, 7:43 PM

Exeter University are celebrating this weekend after hosting a fantastic team racing event at, won by Exeter’s own alumni.The two-day event saw 21 teams, descend to Exeter, some journeying from as far as Newcastle. Despite a bit of rain, spirits were…

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