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The BUSA Administrator is a paid contractor who works to provide secretarial support to the British Universities Sailing Association (BUSA) and its volunteer committee. Read the full role description,…

We are looking forward to working closely with Keith into the 2020-21 season and beyond. Keith Sammons, owner of kSail, will be a familiar face to many on the team racing circuit and further afield.…

Playoffs will be held on the weekend of 6th-7th March and BUSA is accepting bids to host this event. Over 90% of the BUSA member clubs voted in the recent poll and there was a majority for the format…

A slightly different summer period has provided more time for thought and consideration over what BUSA currently offers and what we would like to support more moving forwards. One of the key focuses…

Through-out this week BUSA has been encouraging you as sailors and leaders of University Sailing Clubs to take initiative and get actively involved with sustainability leading up to and throughout the…

In response to the changeable situation in the UK surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing review of our Championship proposal by the BUCS Competitions Group, the bidding process will be…

BUSA is now inviting bids from UK Sailing or University Clubs to host the 2021 Fleet Racing Championships. It is important to note this does not affect the upcoming 2020 event, to be held at Datchet…

BUSA is now inviting bids from UK Sailing and University Clubs to host the 2021 Match Racing Championships on the 10th-12th April 2021.We are looking for a club with experience of running match racing…

This comes after the team successfully secured the BUSA keelboat event funding, following strong applications from 9 teams and over 40 women sailors. We had such a variety of team applications with…

The Women’s J70 Open Championships 2020 will be held from the 19th-20th of September from The Royal Thames Yacht Club, Cowes, Isle of Wight. It is a fantastic opportunity for high quality competitive…

It has become apparent from the feedback that has been received since the AGM supporting documents went live, that a more detailed document would be appreciated by the membership. To make this process…

We are thrilled to announce that we have recently formed a partnership with leading sailing clothing manufacturer, Rooster Sailing, to further support our mission to improve access to sailing for…

On the weekend of the 29th Feb/1st March, 15 teams descended on Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club from all across the country for the BUCS Team Racing Playoffs hosted by Bristol University. Saturday…

Now in it’s fifth year, the Green Blue’s University Sailing Sustainability Challenge expanded yet again in 2019-20, with 14 universities getting involved. A joint initiative between the RYA and…

Do you have ideas for how to improve university sailing? Or are you looking to develop your professional skills by taking on a leadership role with a national organisation? There are plenty of roles…

This year’s Badger was just as good as the last, with 7 teams out on the water it has been a fantastic weekend full of sailing. The weather on Saturday was excellent and we managed to fit up to 26…

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