BUSA & Development

  • to encourage and support all students of higher education in the UK to participate in sailing, whether recreationally or as a competitive sport.
  • to encourage and support student sailors and their Athletic/Sports Unions in establishing and developing their own sailing clubs, with a view to encouraging and facilitating student participation in the sport

Starting at University? Check out 'Getting involved in university sailing'

Graduating? This isn't the end! See our 'Further Opportunities'

BUSA Quick Guides

Latest BUSA Development News
Through-out this week BUSA has been encouraging you as sailors and leaders of University Sailing Clubs to take initiative and get actively involved…
This comes after the team successfully secured the BUSA keelboat event funding, following strong applications from 9 teams and over 40 women sailors.…
What is it? The Development Fund is a pot of money set aside by BUSA every year to support development in university sailing. Development Officers in…
A women’s keelboat training weekend took place at the Royal Western Yacht Club over 9-10 November. This was hosted by the University of Plymouth Yacht…

Development Resources

Event Organisation

  • Resource to follow

Development: In Focus

  • Resource to follow

Development Within BUSA

Interested in BUSA’s plans for the future? BUSA Development Plan 2020-21 coming soon.

Club Development Reports

2019-20 National Report

2019-20 Regional Reports

2019-20 Discipline Reports

We aim to expand the information and guidance provided in this section of the website over time. If you have suggestions, please send us a message below.

The BUSA Development Officer is elected each year to provide any support and guidance you or your club may require around any aspect of development.


Iona Smith

BUSA Development Officer

If you have any queries or suggestions about the development of university sailing,
whether for yourself or a friend or at your university, please be in touch using the Contact Form below: