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A total of 28 teams will compete within the BUSA Team Racing Final Championships. Your Club has the opportunity to host this iconic BUSA event. Sailing Clubs are invited to make proposals to provide…

The search for future keelboat racing stars has begun as applications open for the 2019/20 British Keelboat Academy. The British Keelboat Academy supports sailors aged between 18 and 24 in developing…

University Sailing Clubs and University Students are invited to become members of BUSA for the 2019/2020 season.

Bartley Babes, Bartley Boobs, Brottingham Light Cyan, London Lime, M.O.N.G.s, South Staffs, Swansea Alumni Sailing, Team GBR, The Red Penguins, York Black & York Gold competed at the Old Joe. Bartley…

What is the Development fund? The Development Fund is a pot of money set aside by BUSA every year to support development in university sailing. Development Officers in the past few years have used the…

The English & Welsh Qualifiers will be held in each of the English & Welsh Areas over weekend 1 – 2 February, 2020 (with Reserve weekend over 15 – 16 February). Bids need submitting by 23:59 on 19…

Student members of any BUSA-affiliated University Sailing Club to have access to discounted training courses across all of the Andrew Simpson Watersports Centres as individuals, along with further…

This year sees a restructure of the committee, with new roles added and some removed. It is hoped that this will help to clarify responsibilities and help push BUSA towards some of the strategic…

The Biennial Challenge between the USA (ICSA) and the UK (BUSA). The 2019 challenge will be taking place in the US in September 2019.

The Yachting Championships of the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), in conjunction with the British Universities’ Sailing Association (BUSA) and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), was…

The Finals of the annual Team Racing Championships of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and British University Sailing Association (BUSA) were held at Spinnaker Sailing Club from…

‘Really great few days racing in glamour conditions’, lot of ‘fun’ ‘, lot of races (240+) , ‘great sailing conditions’, ‘sunny’, ‘lovely people’…….

Racing underway on Tuesday 9 April for the BUCS Team Racing Championship at Spinnaker Sailing Club, with a great day’s tracing and 112 races in.

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