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Team Racing Playoff Bidding is Open

University sailing clubs are invited to bid to host playoff's 2019/2020

Posted by: BUSAsec|Jul 7, 2019, 4:20 PM

Bartley Babes win the Old Joe 2019

Bartley Babes retain their Birmingham Old Joe title after close final with the M.O.N.G.s

Posted by: BUSAed|Jun 17, 2019, 11:39 AM

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…

BUSA Development Fund 2019-2020

The BUSA Development Fund is now open for applications.

Posted by: BUSAsec|Jun 14, 2019, 8:58 PM

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…

Bids to host Qualifier events sought

BUSA invite USCs to bid to hold 2020 Team Racing Qualifiers 2020

Posted by: BUSAsec|Jun 5, 2019, 9:10 PM

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…

BUSA partners with the Andrew Simpson Foundation to drive development

Posted by: BUSAed|May 25, 2019, 9:51 AM

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…

BUSA Committee 2019-20 lines up for action!

Following the 2019 BUSA AGM, the new BUSA Committee for 2019-20 has been announced.

Posted by: BUSAed|May 13, 2019, 8:46 PM

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…

BUSA/ICSA Tour 2019 - Squad Selected

Selectors announce the squad

Posted by: |Apr 30, 2019, 9:16 PM

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

Exeter wins the Yachting Champs and Bristol leads the Trophy Fleet

The Sunsail Trophy and BUCS medals were awarded to Exeter, together with Championship medals for Edinburgh and Swansea. The John Derbyshire Trophy was awarded to Bristol, together with Trophy medals to team, Cambridge and Southampton Red. Oxford White, which had also won the traditional Big BUSA Bake Off competition, was pronounced the Coach’s choice of most progressed team.

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 30, 2019, 8:48 AM

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…

Exeter win BUSA – team racing – 2019

The best UK & Irish university team racers were at Spinnaker Sailing. Exeter Blue won a close final from Cambridge Blue, with Southampton Green third overall from Oxford Blue in the petit final.

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 29, 2019, 2:12 PM

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…

RYA/BUCS/BUSA Student Match Racing Championship 2019 decided

Matt Whitfield (Southampton) successfully defends his 2018 title from Murray Hampshire (Exeter) in a dramatic sudden-death last race

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 12, 2019, 10:00 PM

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

Day 3 BUCS Team Racing Finals

Saskia Lloyd Gaiger reports

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 12, 2019, 8:34 PM

Day 2 BUCS Team Racing Finals

Saskia Lloyd Gaiger reports

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 10, 2019, 11:04 PM

Day 1 BUCS Team Racing Finals

Edinburgh Blue puts in an early lead from Southampton Green

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 10, 2019, 1:45 PM

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.

BUCS Team Racing Finals Preview

The best university team racers head to Spinnaker this week for the BUCS Championship Finals

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 7, 2019, 8:54 PM

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

BUSA 2019 AGM announced

Tuesday 16 April at Tiger Tiger, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

Posted by: BUSAed|Apr 2, 2019, 8:21 PM

Agenda papers published - see on BUSA News

Exeter’s Excalibur 2019 excels, despite the weather

Cardiff Black take the top spot, followed closely by Plymouth Red and Newcastle Blue

Posted by: BUSAed|Mar 27, 2019, 9:51 PM

Cardiff Black took the top spot at the Excalibur, followed closely by Plymouth Red and Newcastle Blue, over the weekend of 9 – 10 March. The event saw 20 teams descend to Exeter, battling it out,…

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