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We need your help in London on Thursdy 14 June
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.
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.
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 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’.
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…
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.