The BUCS Yachting Championships are organised on behalf of BUCS by BUSA, in conjunction with the RYA.

The 2022 edition will be held from 11-14 April 2022 on the Solent at Port Hamble and Cowes Yacht Haven), using Fairview 37s.
Teams, representing UK universities, will consist of 8 crew (inc 2 females and 2 males). The event incorporates 8 windward/leeward races and 2 coastal races(non-discardable).
See NoR for all details, including BUCSpoints and Medals information.

NEWS

With effect from Sunday, 10 April, the Official News Board will be where all Competitors and Officials need to be watching - for Notices posted during the week, links to on-line Results, Protest Time Limits and Protests & Hearings Schedules etc. [There will not be a physical ONB at Location TBC]

Follow the BUCS Yachting Championships FB page

Follow the fleet with Marine Traffic tracking

Entry List 09/01/2022

University of Bath

University of Plymouth

Leeds University

Portsmouth

Oxford University 1st Team

Cambridge

University of Bristol

Swansea

Durham University

Solent University 1st Team

Newcastle

Southampton

Exeter

Imperial College London

University of Strathclyde

Birmingham

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Details of the 2022 Championships, including all Race Documentation, NoR & Notice of Amendment, SIs, and Entry & Pre-Event information will be published here, together with other information and news.

New posts will be noted toward the top of this page.
All official documentation is listed and accessible at the bottom of the page. Any enquiries to the Organising Authority should be addressed to the BUSA Secretary. or by telephoning 07480133323

ENTRY INFORMATION

DATES

Registration and first briefing: Sunday 10th April 2022 at Fairview.

Racing days: Monday 11th – Thursday 14th April 2022 in the Solent
Berthing: Sunday 10th-Monday 11th April at Port Hamble, Tuesday 12th April 2022 at Cowes Yacht Haven (Smart dinner on the island), Wednesday 13th -Thursday 14th April 2022 at Port Hamble (return boats before prize giving).

VENUE & ADDRESSES

Fairview Port Hamble Marina Southampton SO31 4QD
Cowes Location TBC

ENTRY OPENING DATE

Tuesday 7th December 2021

STAGE 1 ENTRY CLOSING DATE

Thursday 17th March 2022.

STAGE 2 ENTRY CLOSING DATE

Thursday 31stth March 2022.

ENTRY COSTS
In order to compete, teams must pay both an entry fee to BUCS/BUSA for the administration and hosting of the event, as well as an entry charter fee and deposit to Fairview for the boat they will need to charter.

Entry fee per mixed team: £265 (Payable to BUCS/BUSA on BUCScore)

Entry Charter fee per mixed team: £1,909 (Payable to Fairview)
Entry Charter damage deposit per mixed team: £3,000 (Payable to Fairview)

Cowes Yacht Haven Marina fee: £44.44

BUCS POINTS AVAILABLE

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

50

35

24

16

14

12

10

8

Boats
Fairview 37

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No. Berths

Max No of Berths

Heads

Cabins

Showers

Length

6

8

1

3

1

37ft

ENTRY ALLOWANCE

This event is limited to a capacity of 15 boats across all institutions on a first come first serve basis. Skippers/Crew must have the required experience to charter a boat by being approved by Fairview.

STAGED ENTRY

This competition operates a staged entry process. Entries received before the Stage 1 entry closing date of Thursday 17th March 2022 will be accepted where the competition allows. Only if after the closing of Stage 1 the competition allows, will Stage 2 open with a closing date of Thursday 31st March 2022.

Stage 2 entries will only be accepted if the competition allows and priority will remain with the entries received before the Stage 1 entry closing date. If Stage 2 opens and any entries received are accepted into the competition, will be charged an additional 20% fee (Reg 3.2.4).

ENTRY PROCESS

Step 1 - Read all Information including Notice of Race

Step 2 - Complete the google form (link here) to get approval from Fairview. Entries are decided on a first come first serve basis from the time of filling out the skipper approval form.

Step 3- Once skipper approval granted fill out the BUCS yacht Entry form and return to Fairview at info@fairviewsailing.co.uk along with the deposit within 2 weeks of approval.

Step 4 – Once you are approved by Fairview, the skipper can apply to BUCS play Yachting, all remaining crew members MUST be on the competitors and reserves list. Deadline is the 18th of March

Step 5 - Pay full charter fee and damage deposit paid by 14th of February

Furthermore, after entries have closed no refunds will be given for withdrawals. This applies regardless of the reason for a withdrawal.

REGISTERING COMPETITORS AND RESERVES ON BUCScore

This year the BUCS Play entry arrangements have changed.

All sailors (competitors, potential competitors and reserves) need to be registered on the Competitors and Reserves list on BUCS Play to compete in any sailing event this year. Competitors for the Yachting will need to be entered onto this by Friday 23rd March 2022 at the latest in order to be eligible for selection for the BUCS Yachting Championships.

AFFILIATION AND INSURANCE INFORMATION
All institutions participating in BUSA/BUCS events are required to be members of BUSA. The Annual subscription, as described on the BUSA website is required in order to participate. This fee includes your club’s RYA Affiliation. SUBSCRIPTIONS WERE DUE BY 1 NOVEMBER 2021. If you have not received your invoice by October, please request it via email to secretary@busa.co.uk If your university requires a purchase order number to be included on your invoice, please email secretary@busa.co.uk ASAP.

It is the responsibility of either the individual or institution to ensure that all entrants have appropriate insurance in order to compete. BUSA and BUCS DO NOT insure any competitor for any of their events.

DATA COLLECTION
As part of the entry process we collect competitor mobile phone numbers and email addresses to use in case of last minute event changes / cancellations and to pass out key information as required.

Please note: these details will only be used for critical event information and will only be passed to third party organisers who have adhered to BUCS Agreement for Disclosure of Personal Information.

We also collect next of kin phone numbers and details in case of an emergency during the event.

Please note: these details will only be used for critical event information and will only be passed to third party organisers who have adhered to BUCS Agreement for Disclosure of Personal Information.

Any data will be handled in accordance with BUCS Privacy Policy.

ENTRY DISCLAIMER
BUCS will make every reasonable effort to ensure that its events are run in safe environments. It is the responsibility of all institutions and participants to consider any known medical conditions or disabilities before entering or competing in a BUCS event. If you know or are aware of a medical condition that might interfere with you exercising or participating safely, please consult a medical professional before participating. All participants assume full responsibility for any and all injuries, losses and damages that are incurred while participating in BUCS events.

PRE-EVENT INFORMATION

Please see the downloads section on the BUCS website Yachting page for provisional pre-event information. Final pre-event information will be published on Tuesday 5th April 2022.

*Please also read the Notice of Race for further important information.*

If you have any questions, please get in touch via your Athletic Union.

PHOTOGRAPHY

During this event various filming, photography and broadcasting may take place. By your presence at this event you grant your permission for your likeness and voice to be included in pictures and / or on film, and their advertising without compensation or credit.

QUESTIONS

All questions should be communicated by an institution’s athletic union or students’ union staff member to:

James Francis
BUCS Event Administrator

Karen Rawson
BUSA Secretary

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DOCUMENTATION

Fairview Class Rules (to be added shortly)

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