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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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