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 or second weekend of November, which is reserved for the BUCS-BUSA Fleet Championships, see Calendar). Events for inclusion should be notified to the BUSA Editor or by using the Contact Form.

Start Date: 2018-10-22 | End Date: 2020-12-31 |
26 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Wet Dream
Burghfield Sailing Club, Hangar Road, Theale, Reading, RG7 4AP

'Reading University Sailing and Windsurfing Club is proud once again to announce the return of The Wet Dream!

'18 teams will converge on Burghfield Sailing Club, with social sailors in tow, for the standard weekend of sailing and socials that is team racing. Test your freshers on the socials, get the old boys back together for one last lap of that 'digital N' course we know so well, because this year promises to be the best Wet Dream yet!'

See NoR and go to Entry Form.

Follow Event FB page.

Peter Nowell
Team Racing
27 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Glasgow Grouse
Bardowie Loch, 2 Craigmaddie Rd, Milngavie, Glasgow G62 6EX, UK Milngavie, Glasgow, Scotland G62 6EX

"The Glasgow Grouse is back!

"For the sixth year running Glasgow University Sailing Club will be hosting our annual team racing event at Bardowie Loch.

"Racing will take place on the 27th and 28th of October.

"We look forward to welcoming you to this well organised, well attended and well established open team racing event; with 4 flights of boats, 24 spaces, an excellent and experienced race management team and the famous Grouse ceilidh (which returns to it's rightful place on Saturday night this year), we're going to make this the best Grouse ever!

"Entry fees will be £240 until the 1st of October, increasing to £300 thereafter. This covers hosting on the Friday and Saturday nights, a meal at lunchtime each day of the event, entry to the Friday and Saturday socials, and the Grouse t-shirt!"

See the Facebook event page, the NoR and entry form.

Any enquiries, please contact Glasgow University Sailing Club Commodore, Ciaran McMonagle.

Ciaran McMonagle
07412 316 712.
Team Racing
27 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Plymouth Pasty
Roadford Lake SC Lower Goodacre, Broadwoodwidger, PL16 0JL Broadwoodwidger, PL16 0JL

The 3rd Plymouth Pasty

- 3 fleets of boats

- £250 entry

- High chance of a curry social + Hog roast

- First time Pasty has ever been hosted at Roadford for more races + better team racing conditions

Please see NoR; Entry Form to follow.

NB There will be an early bird entry of £225 until August 31st.

Meanwhile, please contact Midge Watkins & Nick Devereux.

Midge Watkins & Nick Devereux
Team Racing
27 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Sheffield Shuffle
Pennine Sailing Club, Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge, South Yorkshire, S36 4TF

"The University of Sheffield Sailing Club would like to welcome you back for another huge weekend that is the FIRST and BIGGEST northern event of the year

"The Sheffield Shuffle will be back again on the 27th/28th of October, with 2 days of high quality team racing interspersed by 2 of the best socials you could sail for, including the infamous Poptarts!"

"Last year’s Sheffield Shuffle saw 113 races in two days, an overboard chunder from a sailor at the windward mark and another banished to bed in a bathtub after one too many lager beers.
All signs of top-quality team racing and top-quality nights out.
Many claimed this was “the best and most organised Shuffle ever” (cheers umpire David), and this year's promises to be bigger and better.
So, don’t hang about – get your early bird entries in now"

See the Facebook event page and Entry Form .

**AFTER 31st £290 PER TEAM **
**Small additional cost for socials and food TBT**

If you would like some further information about the event please contact the Commodore, Kate Ledgard

Kate Ledgard
Team Racing
2 November 2018 - 4 November 2018
SSS Women's Team Racing Championship 2018
Oban Sailing Club, Dungallan Parks, Gallanach Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 4PD

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) is hosting Scottish Student Sailing's Women's Team Racing Championship 2018at Oban Sailing Club.

See NoR and Entry Form. :

For further details, please see event Facebook page or contact Joe Penhaul-Smith

Scottish Student Sailing
Joe Penhaul-Smith
Team Racing
3 November 2018 - 4 November 2018
The Halloween Howler
West Riding Sailing Club Haw Park Lane, Wintersett, Crofton Nr Wakefield WF4 2EE

Hosted by Leeds University Union Sailing Club at West Riding Sailing Club on the 4th and 5th November 2018.

"You may have heard the rumours after last year, and, yes it's true, the Howler started on time. Even in the middle of storm Brian. So after that unprecedented success, who knows what can be accomplished this year!? You'll have to be there to find out..."

See NoR, SIs & Entry Form.

Don't miss out on your chance to get involved in 2 days of quality racing and socials!

Follow the FB Event page.

Please contact James Allison at Leeds University Union Sailing Club, or call on 07786 602 891.

James Allison
07786 602 891
Team Racing
3 November 2018 - 4 November 2018
Oxford Magnum
Oxford Sailing Club, Farmoor Reservoir, Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NS

Oxford University Yacht Club announces the 2018 edition of its annual event.

Welcoming applications from university, open, and school teams, the Oxford Magnum will be run over 2 days in 4 flights of Fireflies at Farmoor Reservoir, culminating in the presentation of the traditional prize.

See Application Form. For further event details see the Magnum event page.

For all enquiries please contact Inés Pont Sanchis.

Inés Pont Sanchis
Team Racing
10 November 2018 - 11 November 2018
BUCS Fleet Racing Championships 2018
Draycote Water Sailing Club (DWSC) Kites Hardwick, Nr Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8AB

The 2018 Fleet Championships will be organised on behalf of BUCS by BUSA and held at Draycote Water Sailing Club, hosted by the University of Warwick Sailing Club.

All information, including official Notices etc. and other news and links, will be posted on the Championship page.

BUSA Secretary /
02380 604 167
Fleet Racing
17 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Scottish League 1 - BUCS Team Racing Champs Qualifier
Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section, Bardowie Loch, Off Craigmaddie Road, Bardowie, near Milngavie, G62 6EX

To be held at Bardowie Loch, hosted by the University of Strathclyde.

All details, together with all documentation and entry information, will be found on the Team Racing Championship 2019 page.


Team Racing
17 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Angel of the North
Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club, Blanchland, Consett, DH8 9PT

The Angel of the North is jointly hosted by Durham and Newcastle USCs at Derwent Reservoir SC.

More details to follow. In the meantime, contact Tom Goodbourn, Commodore, Durham USC.

See also, FB event page.

Durham & Newcastle
Tom Goodbourn
Team Racing
17 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Swansea Spartan
Tata Steel Sailing Club, Eglwys Nunydd Reservoir, Off Longlands Lane, Margam, Port Talbot, SA13 2NS

'Swansea Spartan will return on the 17th and 18th of November!

'The racing will consist of a round-robin, to be followed by leagues and then finals, spread over the two days. We will be holding excellent socials and hitting up Wind Street once again!

'A great event to get loads of quality racing in and have some epic nights out! The racing will consist of a round-robin, followed by leagues and finals.

The closing date is 20th October so get your entries in ASAP!'

See Entry Form, NoR, SIs and FB event page.

Any questions please Sarah Jarman or Bella Cooper.

Sarah Jarman & Bella Cooper
Team Racing
17 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Brummie Bender
Bartley Green Sailing Club 101 Genners Ln, Birmingham B32 3NU

University of Birmingham Sailing Club hosts the Brummie Bender at Bartley Green Sailing Club.

Full details to follow.

See FB event page.

In the meantime, please contact Abbey Williams.

Abbey Williams, Head Events Secretary
Team Racing
23 November 2018 - 25 November 2018
Hallam Hangover
Pennine Sailing Club, Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge South Yorkshire Dunford Bridge, South Yorkshire, S36 4TF

"The Hallam Hangover returns once again to sunny Pennine Sailing Club (hosted by Sheffield Hallam Sailing and Windsurfing).

"Expect late nights, early starts and every aspect of the event to live up to its name.

"Chris Kameen will make a return to train and share his team racing expertise; whether or not you'll be in a fit state to retain any of his wisdom will be a different story."

Follow the Event FB page.

NoR and Entry Form in due course.

Meanwhile, any queries, please contact Joshua Speakman.

Sheffield Hallam
Joshua Speakman
Team Racing
24 November 2018 - 25 November 2018
Women's Team Race Training Weekend
Oxford Sailing Club Foremark Reservoir, Cumnor Road, Oxford, OX2 9NS

Oxford (OUYC) are hosting and organising a women's team racing training event, "to encourage as many women's teams as possible to get out on the water for BUSA women's nationals. The weekend will consist of both coaching by the Oxford women's alumnae and racing in the afternoons".

See OUYC Event page. More details etc will follow shortly.

Enquiries welcomed by Inés Pont Sanchis

Inés Pont Sanchis
Team Racing
24 November 2018 - 25 November 2018
Welsh Dragon
Cardiff Bay Yacht Club, Ferry Road, Cardiff, CF11 0JL

"Welsh Dragon is back (hosted by Cardiff USC) for another edition! For some great team racing and fabulous socials"

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See NoR, Entry Form and FB event page.

If you have any questions, please contact Mikey.

Michael Dennis
Team Racing
1 December 2018 - 2 December 2018
Bristol Brew
Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club, Walley Court Road, Chew Stoke, BS40 8XN

The Brew, hosted by the University of Bristol Sailing Club, takes place at Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club.

Two days of competitive team racing just before Christmas in the heart of the South West. With the big social, this year's Brew should be better than ever!

See Entry Form and FB Event Page.

For enquiries, please contact Arthur Bruce.

Arthur Bruce
Team Racing
1 December 2018 - 2 December 2018
Loughborough Lemming
Burton Sailing Club, Foremark Reservoir, Repton Road, Milton, Repton, DE65 6EG

Hosted by Loughborough University Sailing Club

The Loughborough Lemming returns in 2018! Two days of competitive team racing at Burton Sailing Club, alongside two legendary socials at LSU and Echos Loughborough.Anyone who has previously attended will agree that this is not one to be missed!'

NoR will follow in due course. See Entry Form

Any enquiries, please contact Grace Bradley-Shankar.

Grace Bradley-Shankar
Team Racing
12 January 2019 - 13 January 2019
Winter Match Racing 1

Details to follow

Royal Yachting Association
Jessica Beecher
Match Racing
12 January 2019 - 13 January 2019
RYA Judges & Umpires CPD day
World Sailing HQ, 20 Eastbourne Terrace, Paddington, London, W2 6LG

For information,please contact Chris Lindsay.

Royal Yachting Association
Chris Lindsay
26 January 2019 - 27 January 2019
Wessex Winter Warmer
Spinnaker Sailing Club. Ivy Ln, Blashford, Ringwood, BH24 3LY

Southampton University‘s Wessex Sailing Club hosts the 2019 Wessex Winter Warmer at Spinnaker Sailing Club.

As usual we will have 18 teams, 4 flights of boats, 2 days of competitive sailing and 2 great socials!

Price: TBC. NoR & Entry form coming soon

See Fb event page.

For more information please contact Tommy Darling and HarryJolly.
Tommy Darling & Harry Jolly
Team Racing