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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.
Manchester & Liverpool's Big Lash 2018 at West Kirby
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…
BUSA Champion helms return to Excalibur as Alumni and still do the business!
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…
Oxford Blue wins BUSA Women’s again…..and takes the RYA title from RNCYC….in ‘fabulous’ event
The RYA & BUSA Women’s Team Racing Nationals 2018 took place at Lochore Meadows Country Park Over the weekend of 24th and 25th February, hosted jointly by Glasgow and Strathclyde University Sailing Clubs.
Southampton’s Team Red (Wessex Alumni) won the Loughborough Lemming 2017 in a gripping final with Warwick Black
The Loughborough Lemming was held over the weekend of the 1st-3rd December at Burton Sailing Club. 21 teams competed, including two from Trinity College Dublin. Warwick Black led the Round Robin from “Team Red”, the Wessex alumni team and won their…
St. Andrews Pink led from the 'Easy Peelers' and the 'Edinbras' at the SSS Women’s Team Racing Championships 2017
“….racing, jumpers and bacon butties….Snow White and her Dwarfs, Avengers and Grinch’s…. Aberdeen and Forfar SC hospitality….’Galsgow’ and ‘Edinbras’ et al concede to St Andrews Pink.
21 teams from 13 universities competed in the largest ever Sheffield Shuffle
21 teams from 13 universities competed in the largest Sheffield Shuffle at Pennine SC over the weekend 11th – 12th November 2017 - three Nottingham and Swansea teams; two Leeds, Liverpool and York teams; one York Alumni, Sheffield, Sheffield Alumni –…
Bournemouth, Plymouth & Southampton take Fleet Trophies; Exeter women & Southampton men are Team Champions
“….fun weekend of racing and socialising…..racing against some of the best sailors on the circuit…..good way of meeting old friends and introducing freshers to uni sailing….very tactical…..enjoyed competing against the top sailors from every…
23 teams compete at Scottish Team Racing League weekend 1
23 teams from across Scotland travelled to Glasgow to start the Scottish Team Racing calendar. Teams included Aberdeen, Dundee, St. Andrews, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Strathclyde, University of the Highlands and Islands and two ‘dream’ teams, consisting of…
Bids are invited to host the BUCS Fleet Championships 2018
The Fleets will be held on the first or second weekend of November 2018. Mindful that many venue clubs are nowadays planning their calendars twelve months ahead, BUSA, on behalf of BUCS, is inviting bids from member university sailing clubs by 17.00…
From ‘nae wind’ to 30kn gusts to ‘nae wind’, but the Glasgow Grouse delivered.
Strathclyde Green beat Edinburgh Import, having beaten Means of Propulsion and RNCYC respectively in the Semis in a weekend of all-winds and none.
Draycote attracts another record entry, with increased all-male and, particularly, all-female teams for the Team Trophies
Over 230 sailors from 25 universities are heading to Dracote Water for an intense weekend of fleet racing and socials to kick off the new student sailing year.