Calendar

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

Start Date: 2017-12-13 | End Date: 2020-12-31 |
Date
Event
Organiser
Category
13 January 2018 - 14 January 2018
BKA Open Training: "Round the Cans" Skills
Port Solent Lock Approach, Port Solent Marina, Portsmouth, Hants, PO6 4TJ

BKA Open Training: “Round the Cans” Skills. In Sunsail F40s.

£650 per team (including charter and on board accommodation)*
Limited entry – 8 Teams. Over 18s only**

Team OR Individual BUSA* Entry Forms. Charter Form & T/Cs TBC. Damage deposit £3000.

* BUSA will be putting together mixed university team(s).
** Additional Sunsail Charter requirements apply.

Royal Yachting Association
Jessica Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Keelboat Racing
20 January 2018 - 21 January 2018
Brunel Badger
Datchet Water Sailing Club, Queen Mother Reservoir, Horton Rd, SL3 9NT

CALLING ALL SAILORS! The Brunel Badger is back for 2018!

Brunel Sailing Club is delighted to announce that our team racing event is being prepared by the club. We are getting ready to, once again, bring you a great weekend of racing in the coming 2018, so start to save the dates!

The racing will be done in Fireflies, and it will take place at Datchet Water Sailing Club on the Queen Mother Reservoir. It's a 15min drive from Brunel University, or 30min to 1hr from Central London.

Everyone is welcome to the socials. More details on this to follow.

ENTRIES are: £250 for a first team and £150 for any subsequent teams. Damage deposits will be a flat £200 per team.

To enter, please see the NoR & SIs and fill out this Entry Form.

Follow the event on Facebook.

For all enquiries, please contact Niall Tutt.


Brunel
Niall Tutt
[email protected]
Team Racing
20 January 2018 - 21 January 2018
BKA Open Training: Match Racing Skills
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), Osprey Quay, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1SA

See BKA Open Training 2018. Match Racing Skills.

In the Elliotts. Teams of 3-4. Limited entry 2-3 teams. Over 18s only. £120 per team (accommodation, not included).

Entry Form


Royal Yachting Association
Jessica Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Match Racing
26 January 2018 - 28 January 2018
RYA Winter Match Racing Weekend 1
RYA Portland House, Mulberry Avenue, Portland,, Dorset, DT5 1FA

To be held at RYA Portland House/WPNSA and sailed in Elliotts. See all details and entry via RYA National Match Racing Series page, inc. NoR 2018, Entry Form 2018 and RYA MR Parent Declaration Form,

Follow RYA Match Racing on Facebook.

Royal Yachting Association
Jessica Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Match Racing
27 January 2018 - 28 January 2018
Wessex Winter Warmer
Spinnaker Sailing Club. Ivy Lane, Blashford, , Ringwood, BH24 3LY

Southampton University‘s Wessex Sailing Club hosts the 2018 Wessex Winter Warmer at Spinnaker Sailing Club.

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

Entry will be granted on a selection basis. Open to all teams. Please see NoR.and Entry Form.

For more information, please contact Matt Whitfield and Owen Hallett.

Follow the Winter Warmer.

Southampton
Matt Whitfield and Owen Hallett
[email protected]
07740 363 758
Team Racing
27 January 2018 - 28 January 2018
Scottish League Weekend 2
Lochore Meadows Country Park

For all information regarding the Qualifiers (including Scottish League weekends) and other events which form part of the BUCS Team Racing Championship 2017-18, see Championship page.

BUSA
Jess Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Team Racing
27 January 2018 - 28 January 2018
The Warwick Turtle
Draycote Water Sailing Club Kites Hardwick, Rugby, CV23 8AB

"The Warwick Turtle will take place on January 25th-27th, the weekend before midlands qualifiers, which means it’ll be a great chance to hone your skills.
"There will be 3 flights of boats, and up to 21 teams will be allowed to enter. Entry is £280, and all teams must be entered by January 1st.
"Friday. Socials will take place on both the Friday (after registration - 19:00-22:00) and the Saturday, and will include a night out in Neon and a BYOB curry, followed by Luvbug.

Sign-up and follow the Facebook event for more information:
Entry Form
NoR
Facebook event page

Warwick
Oli Bone
[email protected]
Team Racing
3 February 2018 - 4 February 2018
Scottish League Weekend 3

For all information regarding the Qualifiers (including Scottish League weekends) and other events which form part of the BUCS Team Racing Championship 2017-18, see Championship page.

BUSA
Jess Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Team Racing
3 February 2018 - 4 February 2018
BUCS Team Racing Qualifiers

These four "Area" Qualifiers are organised by BUSAs Area Reps. Full details will be made available on the 2018 BUCS Team Racing Championship page in due course. In the meantime, venues when decided will be notified here.

Northerns to be held at Derwent Reservoir SC, hosted by Newcastle & Durham USCs - local contact Area Organiser, Ben Swyer.
BUSA
Jess Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Team Racing
10 February 2018 - 11 February 2018
The Oxford Top Gun Invitational Trophy
Oxford Sailing Club Cumnor Rd, Oxford, OX2 9NS

Top Gun is an annual event hosted by Oxford University Yacht Club involving an intensive 2 days, where the top 8 university teams battle it out on Farmoor Reservoir.

Entry is by invitation only. Any enquiries, please contact Lauren Davis.


Oxford
Lauren Davis, Fixtures Secretary
[email protected]
Team Racing
10 February 2018 - 11 February 2018
The Nottingham Snakebite
Notts County Sailing Club Hoveringham Lane, Nottingham, NG14 7JX

"The University of Nottingham Sailing Club invites you back for another year of the Nottingham Snakebite! As always it's due to be a big one, with a great weekend of team racing lined up and some massive socials, including Ocean on Friday night.

"With four flights of boats this year, there will be space for 24 teams. It's first come, first served, so get your entries in! The entry fee will be £290 before the 25th December at which point entry will rise to £300. Social tickets can be purchased at registration on Friday night and will cost £17 per person.

"If you have any questions feel free to contact us.

"We look forward to seeing you there!"

Please see: NoR and Entry Form

Follow the Facebook event page.

Nottingham
Will James, Vice Commodore & Organiser
[email protected]
Team Racing
17 February 2018 - 18 February 2018
Imperial Icicle
Wembley Sailing Club (Welsh Harp Reservoir) Birchen Grove London NW9 8SA

Imperial College Sailing Club hosts the Imperial Icicle at Wembley Sailing Club.

"With three flights and eighteen teams, the Imperial Icicle will be back in 2018 to follow up the inaugural event from last year!

"There will be two full days of racing sandwiched by a classic Saturday social, cheesy music and (rare) cheap drinks in London.

"Any teams arriving on the Friday are welcome to join us for a boozy welcome social in our Union to experience life as we know it in the Imperial nightclub, METRIC!!!

"The social tickets will include lunch plus entry for both the Friday and Saturday socials.

"For teams entering, the fee for one team will be £250, a second team will be £200 and any subsequent teams will be £150. The deadline for entry is 17/01/18; see the NoR for further details.

"Hope to see you there, and for any enquiries please contact us at Imperial College SC"

Imperial
Krystal Law
[email protected]
Team Racing
17 February 2018 - 18 March 2018
Reserve Weekend (BUCS Team Racing Qualifiers)

Deatails and venue to be confirmed.

BUSA
Jess Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Team Racing
23 February 2018 - 25 February 2018
RYA Winter Match Racing Weekend 2
RYA Portland House, Mulberry Avenue, Portland, DT5 1FA​

To be held at RYA Portland House/WPNSA and sailed in Elliotts. See all details and entry via RYA National Match Racing Series page, inc. NoR 2018, Entry Form 2018 and RYA MR Parent Declaration Form,

Follow RYA Match Racing on Facebook.

Royal Yachting Association
Jessica Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Match Racing
24 February 2018 - 25 February 2018
BKA Open Training: “Round the Cans” Skills
Port Solent Lock Approach, Port Solent Marina, Portsmouth Hants PO6 4TJ

BKA Open Training: “Round the cans” Skills. In Sunsail F40s.

£650 per team (including charter and on board accommodation)*
Limited entry – 8 Teams. Over 18s only**

Team OR Individual BUSA* Entry Forms. Charter Form & T/Cs TBC. Damage deposit £3000.

* BUSA will be putting

together mixed university team(s).
** Additional Sunsail

Charter requirements apply.

Royal Yachting Association
Jessica Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Keelboat Racing
24 February 2018 - 25 February 2018
RYA and BUSA Ladies' Team Racing National Championships
Bardowie Loch, Off Craigmaddie Road, Bardowie, Milngavie, Glasgow, G62 6EX

To be held on Bardowie Loch, hosted by Glasgow & Strathclyde University Sailing Cubs .

See NoR, Entry Form and, for any sailor under 18 years, Parental Consent Form.

See also: RYA Ladies' Team Racing National Championship event details.

Any enquiries, please contact the Commodores of Glasgow or Strathclyde USCs.

Follow the Event Facebook page.

Royal Yachting Association
Jessica Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
Team Racing
3 March 2018 - 4 March 2018
BUCS Team Racing Playoffs

Details and Venue to be confirmer

BUSA
Jess Beecher
[email protected]
02380 604 167
3 March 2018 - 4 March 2018
The Cam Cup
Grafham Water SC Perry Huntingdon PE28 0BU United Kingdom

Cambridge University Cruising Club's annual team racing event offers top-level competition, in some of the best boats, at one of the UKs premier clubs.

The Cam Cup is run over two days at Grafham Water SC in four flights of boats.

The event is accompanied by an unmissable black-tie dinner. which is traditionally followed by dancing in Cambridge's finest Ladies' and Gentlemen's club.

See the NoR and SIs.

Applications are welcome from university, open and school teams.

Register your interest by contacting David Robertson, who said, in the run-up Christmas, "It is shaping up to be large with lots of applications already in! Make sure you email me if you would like to enter a team and give your friends the perfect festive gift."

Follow the Event page.

Cambridge
David Robertson
[email protected]
Team Racing
10 March 2018 - 11 March 2018
The Big Lash
West Kirby SC Sandy Lane, West Kirby, CH48 3HZ

"The Big Lash 2018....hosted by Manchester and Liverpool USCs....on the 10/11th March 2018 at West Kirby Sailing Club, with two massive socials in the student Mecca of Manchester!", writes Torrin Blazeby.

Entry form and NoR will be published shortly.

In the meantime any questions should be directed to Manchester Sailing.

Manchester
Torrin Blazeby
[email protected]
Team Racing
10 March 2018 - 11 March 2018
Exeter Excalibur
Roadford Lake Sailing Club, PL16 0JL

Exeter University Sailing Club hosts the 2018 Exeter Excalibur for the Richard Ward Trophy, which is back for another weekend of competitive racing and massive socials! The perfect event in preparation for the Team Racing Finals!

See NoR and SIs. Please, use the Entry Form.

For any enquiries, please contact Jess Hammett.

See Excalibur event page.

Exeter
Jess Hammett
[email protected]
Team Racing
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