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: 2019-10-20 | End Date: 2020-12-31 |
25 October 2019 - 26 October 2019
The Wet Dream
Burghfield Sailing Club Hangar Road, Theale Reading HANTS RG74AP United Kingdom

Reading University Sailing and Windsurfing Club is proud to once again announce the return of The Wet Dream! 18 teams will once again converge on Burghfield Sailing Club, with social sailors in tow, for the standard weekend of sailing and socials that is team racing. Test your new freshers on the socials, or get the old boys back together for one last lap of that 'digital N' course we know so well. This year promises to be the best Wet Dream yet!

See Facebook Page for further information.

NOR and entry forms to follow.

Scarlett Manzoni
Team Racing
26 October 2019 - 27 October 2019
Halloween Howler
West Riding Sailing Club, Haw Park Ln, Wakefield, WF4 2EE

The Leeds Halloween Howler is back!

Widely considered the best (/only) way to start the year, whether you’re a fresher or an old boy desperately trying to stay in the loop, or somewhere in between!

Two days of quality sailing and two nights of brilliant socials, all for the same BARGAIN price as last year! Entry will be only £270 if you get your entry in before the 31st of July, so it’s a great way to use up any money you might have knocking around at the end See of the year!

See NoR, Entry Form, SIs and event Facebook Page.

If you have any questions, please contact Samay Mellor.

Samay Mellor
07854 642 886
Team Racing
26 October 2019 - 27 October 2019
The Glasgow Grouse
Bardowie Loch, 2 Craigmaddie Rd, 2 Craigmaddie Rd, Milngavie, Glasgow, Scotland, G62 6EX

"Well organised, well attended, well established and well… back!

"Scotlands first and best university-run 3-boat team racing event is here for another year. So put your kilt on over your wetsuit, pack haggis in your lunch box and get ready to ceilidh the night away at the Glasgow Grouse 2019!"

See Facebook page for latest details.

See Event Webpage for NOR and entry.

Ciaran McMonagle
Team Racing
2 November 2019 - 3 November 2019
BUCS Fleet Racing Championships 2019
Mount Batten Centre 70 Lawrence Road, Mount Batten, Plymouth PL9 9SJ

The 2019 Fleet Championships will be organised on behalf of BUCS by BUSA and held at the Mount Batten Centre, Plymouth, hosted by the University of Plymouth.

Please see the Championship page for full details.

Please see NOR.

Entry will be through BUCSPlay on the BUCS website.

BUSA Secretary
Fleet Racing
9 November 2019 - 10 November 2019
Oxford Magnum
Oxford Sailing Club, Farmoor Reservoir, Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NS

Oxford University Yacht Club announces the 2019 edition of its annual event.

Welcoming applications from university, open, and school teams, the Oxford Magnum will be run over 2 days in 4 flights of Fireflies at Farmoor Reservoir, culminating in the presentation of the traditional prize.

Please see event entry form here.

For all enquiries please contact Fixtures Secretary.

Fixtures Secretary
Team Racing
9 November 2019 - 10 November 2019
Sheffield Shuffle
Pennine Sailing Club, Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge, South Yorkshire, S36 4TF

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 8th-10th November at Pennine Sailing Club, with an inevitable trip to Poptarts.

See Entry Form


For further information, see FB event page.

Any queries, please contact Team Captain - Sam Yale, Commodore, Bella Acland and Immi van Ruiten - Secretary at Sheffield Sailing.
[what a team! (ed)]

Sam Yale, Bella Acland & Immi van Ruiten
Team Racing
16 November 2019 - 17 November 2019
Scottish Student Sailing BUCS Qualifiers League 1
Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section 6 Craigmaddie Rd Milngavie, Glasgow

The first 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
16 November 2019 - 17 November 2019
The Brummy Boom
Bartley Sailing Club, Birmingham, B32 3NU

University of Birmingham sailing club will be hosting the Brummy Boom (formerly known as the Brummy Bender.) It promises to be a fantastic weekend of competitive racing and great socials just as the Bender always has been, we hope to see you there!

Please see NOR and Entry form

Further is information available on the event Facebook Page.

Sophie Lee & Niamh Keohane
Team Racing
16 November 2019 - 17 November 2019
The Spartan
Tata Steel Sailing club Eglwys Nunydd Reservoir Margam, Port Talbot SA13 2NS

Swansea uni are hosting their annual team racing event on 16th/17th November at tata steel sailing club so prepare yourself for some crazy currys, toga's and of course, a bit of racing. Visit the Facebook event for upcoming information

Please see NOR and entry form.

Please see Sailing Instructions.

Adam Rowlatt
Team Racing
16 November 2019 - 17 November 2019
Women's Team Racing Training Event
Oxford Sailing Cluib Farmoor Reservoir Farmoor OX2 9NS United Kingdom

Helen Jones
Team Racing
23 November 2019 - 24 November 2019
Angel of the North
Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club Blanchland, Consett, DH8 9PT

The Angel of the North is jointly hosted by Newcastle and Durham USCs at Derwent Reservoir SC.

This year promises to be another highlight of the event calendar!

More details to follow.

In the meantime, contact the Newcastle Commodore.
Durham & Newcastle
Team Racing
23 November 2019 - 24 November 2019
Welsh Dragon

Details to follow.

Enquiries to Vicky Cowan

Vicky Cowan
Team Racing
30 November 2019 - 1 December 2019
Bristol Brew
Chew Valley Sailing Club Walley Court Road, Chew Stoke, BS40 8XN

The Bristol Brew is back again!!

On the 30th November – 1st December the Brew takes place at Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club.

With two days of competitive team racing just before Christmas, the Brew is one of the biggest university team racing events in the South West.

Of course, along with a weekend of sailing the social is promised to be bigger and better than ever!!
Alumni Teams Welcome!!

Please see NOR and Entry Form

For enquiries please do get in touch wit Emma Hartley.

Emma Hartley
07825 322 289
Team Racing
30 November 2019 - 1 December 2019
Moody Decking Schools Match Racing Championships
Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy (WPNSA) Osprey Quay, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1SA

In Elliotts at WPNSA

*Winner qualifies to Grand Finals 2020"

For all information, see RYA National Match Racing Series.

Royal Yachting Association
Jessica Beecher
02380 604 167
Match Racing
30 November 2019 - 1 December 2019
The London Six Pack
Welsh Harp SC Brent Reservoir, Birchen Grove London NW9 8SA United Kingdom

Training on Saturday and racing on the Sunday.

Further details to follow in the meantime please contact University of London for information.

Yinglai Wu
Team Racing
30 November 2019 - 1 December 2019
​The Loughborough Lemming
Burton Sailing Club Foremark Reservoir Milton DE65 6EG United Kingdom

The Loughborough Lemming is BACK for 2019!! Two days of fun, competitive team racing at Burton Sailing Club with two unmissable socials at LSU and Echos Loughborough. Sign up early to avoid missing out!!

See Entry forms and NOR

James Creasy
Team Racing
7 December 2019 - 8 December 2019
South Central Area Regional Training
Spinnaker Sailing Club Ivy Ln Ringwood BH24 3LY

BUSA, with Bournemouth Uni SC, would like to invite all teams to the South Central Area regional training at the end of the autumn semester. You can now register your interest to be the first to hear about the event here.

The aim of the event is to provide affordable and competitive inter-university race training to those teams that want to target the regional qualifiers, or improve their team racing technique, and give access to all teams to 2-3 top quality coaches, and the chance to tune up against your competitors.

Price: TBA, please register your interest in the meantime. Targeting £200-240 per team.

Event programme:
- 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.

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