The Calendar includes all BUCS-BUSA sailing events, relevant RYA and other events (including international) and programmes in which student sailors and teams regularly compete or participate (e.g. Keelboat Squad). The Calendar carries all university events hosted by BUSA Member Clubs (USCs) that are notified to us (inclusion is discretionary, but no other events are listed on the first or second weekend of November, which is reserved for the BUCS-BUSA Fleet Championships, see Calendar). Events for inclusion should be notified to the BUSA Secretary or by using the Contact Form.

Start Date: 2019-12-07 | End Date: 2020-12-31 |
7 December 2019 - 8 December 2019
South Central Area Regional Training
Spinnaker Sailing Club Ivy Ln Ringwood BH24 3LY

After last year's successful debut for the South Central Regional Training, we return this year to Spinnaker SC for another great coached event. The aim of the event is to provide affordable and competitive inter-university race training to those teams that want boost their result at the regional qualifiers, and tune up with their competition!

You'll gain access to 3 top quality coaches, all highly experienced and successful in team racing and Fireflies.

Event program:
- Saturday will provide team race training bringing to scratch all your team's boat handling, manoeuvres and combinations ready for the competition season
- Sunday will give all teams the chance to pit their skills against one another in an umpired and coached mini-series; we'll run as many races as humanely possible and give out spot prizes

Socials and accommodation: Bournemouth

Entry will be discounted if you are able to bring your flight of boats along, and entries can be arranged for the Sunday racing only. Please contact Will Birchall if this interests you.

Sign-up here

Facebook Page here

Please direct any questions you have to Will Birchall

William Birchall
Team Racing
25 January 2020 - 26 January 2020
2020 Wessex Winter Warmer
Spinnaker Sailing Club Ivy Ln, Blashford Ringwood BH243LY United Kingdom

Southampton University‘s Wessex Sailing Club hosts the 2020 Wessex Winter Warmer at Spinnaker Sailing Club.

As usual we will have 18 teams, 4 flights of boats, 2 days of competitive sailing and 2 great socials!

Price, NOR, Entry Form & Facebook Page coming soon

Until then contact Matt Viney & Crispin Beaumont with any questions.

Matt Viney
Team Racing
25 January 2020 - 26 January 2020
Brunel Badger
Datchet Water Sailing Club Horton Road Horton SL3 9NT United Kingdom

The annual Badger is a fun, sociable team racing event and a great way to start your 2020. With Qualifiers following soon after, it's perfect for competitive practise and to help prepare your team. As always, there will be socials throughout the weekend organised by Brunel, as well as easy access to central London for any plans you want to organise. Brunel sailing would be delighted to host any teams for a wonderful weekend full of friendly socials and expert sailing.

See NOR and sign-up form

For any further enquiries and to register interest email either: or or see our Facebook page.

Zacary Leighton-Ditchburn
Team Racing
25 January 2020 - 26 January 2020
The Warwick Turtle
Draycote Water Sailing Club Kites Hardwick Rugby CV23 8AB United Kingdom

The Warwick Turtle is back again in January 2020! As always, we promise fantastic racing and even better socials, including our infamous curry. Early bird entries are £270 per team and close on October 31st

Please see Entry form and NoR

Further information on the Facebook event page.

Suzanne Lefebvre
Team Racing
1 February 2020 - 2 February 2020
BUCS Team Racing Qualifiers & SSS2

BUCS Team Racing Qualifiers;

South Central - Oxford Sailing Club, hosted by Oxford University

Midlands - Graham Water Sailing Club, hosted by Cambridge University

Northern - West Kirby Sailing Club, hosted Manchester University

Western - Chew Valley Sailing Club, hosted by Bristol University

Information on the BUSA Championship Page

The second of the Scottish league events forming the BUCS team racing qualifiers will be help at Loch Ore;

See Sailing Instructions and contact Emily Hill for any further information

BUSA Secretary
Team Racing
8 February 2020 - 9 February 2020
Scottish Student Sailing BUCS Qualifiers League 3
Loch Ore Fife United Kingdom

The third of the Scottish league events forming the BUCS team racing qualifiers.

See Sailing Instructions and contact Emily Hill for any further information

Emily Hill
Team Racing
8 February 2020 - 9 February 2020
The Nottingham Snakebite
Notts County Sailing Club Hoveringham Lane Nottingham NG14 7JX United Kingdom

The Nottingham Snakebite is back!!

Join us on the weekend of the 8th-9th February 2020 for a wild, and hopefully windy weekend of high quality team racing and socials.

Whether you’re drowning your quallies losses in Ocean on Friday night or getting prepped for finals with our slick and well run team racing, there is something for every team, and we hope to see as many of you as possible there !

Please see NoR and Entry Form

Further information on the Facebook event

If you have any questions please contact Izzy Lewis

Izzy Lewis
Team Racing
8 February 2020 - 9 February 2020
The Oxford Top Gun Invitational Trophy
Oxford Sailing Club, Farmoor Reservoir, Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NS Oxford, OX2 9NS

Oxford University Yacht Club's annual invitational event sees the top 8 university teams battling it out on Farmoor Reservoir over an intensive 2 days.Entry by invitation only.

For any inquiries, please contact Fixtures Secretary

Fixtures Secretary
Team Racing
15 February 2020 - 16 February 2020
Imperial Icicle
Wembley Sailing Club Birchen Grove London NW9 8SE United Kingdom

Imperial College Sailing Club hosts the Imperial Icicle at Wembley Sailing Club.

After the success of previous years, the Icicle is back on the 15th/16thof February 2020. Get ready for more competition, amazing socials and good times out of the water!

The weekend will be packed with two full days of competitive team racing, sandwiched with 2 legendary socials in Central London on Friday and Saturday! Free accommodation will be provided to all teams.

The fee for entering one team will be £275, a second team will be £225, and any subsequent teams will be £200. Make sure it is payed within two weeks of entering to secure your place.

For more updates follow the Event FB Page

For further details see the NOR and SI

Please sign up using the Entry Form

Do not hesitate to contact us at Imperial College SC

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Ariane de Saint Victor
Team Racing
22 February 2020 - 23 February 2020
RYA/BUSA Women's Team Racing Championships
West Kirby SC Sandy Lane, Wirral CH48 3HZ Wirral, CH48 3HZ

This will be hosted by West Kirby SC.

Details to follow.

Royal Yachting Association
Jessica Beecher
02380 604 167
Team Racing
29 February 2020 - 1 March 2020
BUCS/ BUSA Team Racing Playoffs

Details to follow.

Information on the BUSA Championship Page

BUSA Secretary
Team Racing
29 February 2020 - 1 March 2020
The 2020 Cam Cup
Grafham Water Sailing Club W Perry Huntingdon PE28 0BU United Kingdom

Cambridge University Cruising Club's annual team racing event will yet again offer top-level team racing, in some of the best boats at one of the UK's leading clubs.

The event will be run over 2 days at Grafham Water sailing Club in 4 flights. There will also be a memorable black tie dinner in central Cambridge on the Saturday night.

Please see the Facebook event page for further info.

Please fill out this form to register your interest.

Please contact Callum Farnden with any questions.

Callum Farnden
Team Racing
7 March 2020 - 8 March 2020
Exeter Excalibur
Roadford Lake Sailing Club Roadford Lake Broadwoodwidger PL16 0RL United Kingdom

Exeter Excalibur will run from the 7th-8th March 2020 and will additionally include a social on the Friday night before the event (Friday 6th March) for teams arriving the night before. The event will run similarly to previous years and will thus include two days of team racing and two nights of fantastic socials in Exeter. However, this year we are bidding to improve the standard of the event and will thus be limiting entries to 18 teams. With 4 flights of boats and only 18 teams it should allow for more high quality racing with some of the top teams in the country.

As with all most university events, accommodation to travelling sailors will be provided by members of the Exeter Sailing Club.

Further information of the event Facebook Page

Jonathan Musgrove
Team Racing
7 March 2020 - 8 March 2020
The Big Lash
West Kirby Sailing Club United Kingdom

What better way to blow away winter cobwebs and welcome spring than with a massive weekend of sailing on the Wirral?

Hosted at West Kirby, the very home of team racing, by the University of Manchester Sailing Club and Liverpool University, the Big Lash is back with yet another year of great races and even better nights out in Manchester.

More details to follow.

Ella Vincent
Team Racing
14 March 2020 - 15 March 2020
RYA/UKTRA Team Racing Championship 2020
Bough Beach Sailing Club, Winkhurst Green Road, Bough Beech, Edenbridge TN8 7AN Bough Beech, Edenbridge, TN8 7AN

To be held at Bough Beech SA,with support from Sevenoaks School.

Details to follow.

Royal Yachting Association
Richard Thompson
Team Racing
5 April 2020 - 9 April 2020
BUCS/BUSA Yachting Nationals
Gunwharf Quay Portsmouth United Kingdom

Details to follow

Hannah Peters
Keelboat Racing
13 April 2020 - 15 April 2020
BUCS/BUSA Team Racing Finals
United Kingdom

Details to follow

Information on the BUSA Championship Page

Hannah Peters
Team Racing
17 April 2020 - 19 April 2020
BUCS/BUSA Match Racing Championships

Details to follow

Hannah Peters
Match Racing
2 May 2020 - 2 May 2020
Loughborough Luff Up
Burton Sailing Club Repton Road Milton DE65 6EG United Kingdom

Come and join us for the Loughborough Luff Up 2020! Open to all social sailors and beginners from the Midlands region and beyond.

A day of inter-university social sailing, training and coached racing on the water, followed by a BBQ at the club and a notorious Loughborough evening social

Accommodation available upon request. Further details and entry information to follow on the event page.

Please email questions to Abby West.

Abby West
31 October 2020 - 1 November 2020
Sheffield Shuffle
Pennine Sailing Club

The University of Sheffield Sailing Club committee warmly welcome you to join in for a weekend of high quality team racing and socials for the annual Sheffield Shuffle event.

The Sheffield Shuffle will be back again on the 31st Oct/1st Nov 2020 at Pennine Sailing Club, with an inevitable trip to Poptarts!

More details to follow...

Any questions, feel free to message our Facebook page, or email us.


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