Further Opportunities

BUSA Alumni Facebook Groups

Stay in touch with the friends you’ve made throughout your university sailing career and hear about opportunities that are coming up? These are dedicated groups for alumni for the BUSA regions that you have been part of.

RYA National Match Racing Series

A series of match racing events hosted around the country, culminates in a Grand Final in November. These include national competitions for Women, Youth, Schools and Students. Open qualifiers and a series of winter events designed to help sailors and officials learn about Match Racing.

British Keelboat Academy

The BKA is a training and networking programme designed to help young (18-25) dinghy racers transition in to yacht and keelboat racing. Applications open in August with training over winter leading to opportunities to join existing campaigns.

British Keelboat League

An inter-club competition hosted at various locations around the UK in provided keelboats. Racing is short and sharp (12 mins per race), with umpires on the water to ensure it is fair. No boat needed, just find some friends from your club

Sunsail Racing Series offers one design yacht racing onboard Sunsail's Match First 40s from March to November; competitive weekends of round the can racing, long coastal race and offshore courses.


First Mates Wanted for 2020 Season

Work on the Sunsail fleet of first 40s and 409s (new for 2020)! You must be competent with spinnakers and work well in a team. Work will be on a freelance, self employed basis between May-September.

Rate of pay is £100 per day

Please contact Karen for details.

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Sailing Instructor needed in Thailand

12 month contract, starting in August 2020. Graduates only. Package includes a salary of £500/ month, accommodation, full board, flights, visa and permits. There is a £200 acceptance fee when you join + £1,600 Placement Fee.


For more information and to submit your CV contact here.

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Watersports Instructors wanted for summer (June - August) 2020

Camp Winadu will sponsor your J1 Visa Program and offer a competitive pay + travel reimbursement. All housing and meals are provided.

Application form here. For more information contact Liam KillenKillen

Dinghy and Windsurf Instructors wanted for summer 2020.

Join our team at Martha’s Vineyard, NE coast of USA. 5-day weeks with competitive financial package.

Full details here

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Discounted Training for BUSA Members

Completed the Statement of Interest to find out how to obtain this discount.

10% off for individuals

20% off for groups of 12+

Further information here.

Become a RYA Race Officer

The National Course is organised and run by RYA Race Management Committee approved Instructors.

Regular courses are available through the RYA website

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