BUSA/ICSA Tour 2019 - Tour page


The BUSA tour is the Biennial Challenge between the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association USA (ICSA) and the British Universities Sailing Association (BUSA). This time round, the challenge will be taking place in the US, namely the throughout New England and the Mid- Atlantic.

The challenge will be approximately 18 days long, where the BUSA team of 8 sailors will start in Boston and work their way down the east coast to DC, competing in 5 trophy events throughout the course of the challenge. The tour will also allow the BUSA team to compete in various ISCA college championships outside of the trophy events.

The 2019 selected Squad :

Emma Baker

Joe Burns

Jenny Cropley

Morgan Dibb

Murray Hampshire

Jack Hanslope

Robbie King

Sophie Taylor

Matt Whitfield

Events Dates: 4th - 23rd September, 2019

Racing Format:

The tour consists of 5 trophy events:

- 2x 3v3 double handed team racing (firefly)
- 3v3 Laser team racing
- Keelboat match racing
- 2K Team racing
These will take place over weekdays of the course of the Tour.

The team will also compete in American collegiate events during the weekends of the Tour, including an ISCA fleet racing championship on the 21st – 22nd Sept

Team Format:
8-12 sailors, consisting of at least 20% male and 20% female.

Applications were open to any university student at a club with BUSA membership (see further below).

For details on the selection process, please see the Notice of Selection

See further Tour Information here

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