The Keelboat Officer takes responsibility for overseeing the provision of keelboat racing for BUSA, principally the BUCS Yachting Championships. This role is a development role, with a view to grow the BUSA provision of Keelboat sailing.

The keelboat officer forms part of the fixtures committee, to select BUSA teams, identify events to attend, and facilitate the attendance at them.

  • A liaison between the committee and Charter Company for the BUCS Yachting Championships.
  • Communicates feedback from keelboat events to the committee.
  • Organises keelboat training opportunities for students.
  • Sits on the fixtures committee with the FRO, MRO, VC, and VP.
  • Co-ordinates and distribute the race documentation for the Yacht Racing Championship.
  • Attends the Yacht Racing Championships as Event Director or appoint an appropriate Event Director from the BUSA committee if I am unable to attend or competing.
Useful Documents

Development guidance and resource can be found on the Development page. Ideas for further content should be sent to the BUSA development officer.

Time towards BUSA

The Keelboat officer is expected to attend a minimum of 4 meetings a year and attend BUSA Yacht Racing Championships, plus any extra roles undertaken. They are expected to roughly dedicate 1-2 hours a week of BUSA activities. This can vary during times of peak activity.