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This past weekend Dundee University Sailing Club hosted the Scottish Student Sailing Fleet Racing Championships at the Royal Tay Yacht Club - Sailing in Dundee Scotland. This was the first edition of…

With weather forecasts lingering around the top end of the sailable spectrum for most of the weekend, following plenty of deliberation the call was made on Friday that all regional events would be…

The weekend that university team racers up and down the country have been waiting for, the 1st and 2nd of February 2020

As the new year begins, we are launching several exciting opportunities for any individual from a BUSA affiliated club to compete on a BUSA team. Selection will also result in a subsidised entry fee.…

Over the past year BUSA has been through a time of change and improvement, guided by our growing membership. To enable this, we have continually referred to your feedback and worked hard to make the…

The annual Loughborough Lemming was held on the weekend of the 30th-1st December at Burton Sailing Club by Loughborough Students Sailing & Windsurfing, with 20 teams in attendance. Friday night saw…

On Saturday 9th of November 2019, five teams arrived at the Clyde Dinghy Section at Bardowie Loch just outside of Milngavie, Glasgow to attend the Scottish Student Sailing Women’s Championships. The…

What is it? 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 fund to address…

On the weekend of the 15th-17th November, 21 teams descended on Selly Oak for the University of Birmingham’s newly rechristened team racing event, The Brummy Boom. The weekend started out with…

The 15 spaces for the annual Sheffield Shuffle filled up fast, and the event took place this weekend in the beautiful Peak District at Pennine Sailing Club. We welcomed new, old, (and very old) teams…

A women’s keelboat training weekend took place at the Royal Western Yacht Club over 9-10 November. This was hosted by the University of Plymouth Yacht Club (UPYC) with the help of two coaches from the…

We’ve just finished a great weekend at West Kirby SC hosting the Manchester Challenge which this year was supported by the BUSA development fund. For the first time we invited development sailors from…

With 85 entries recorded for the BUCS Fleet Racing Championships – 143 competitors from14 Universities - competed at Mountbatten Water Sports Centre over the first weekend of November. The British…

This year, with all 24 spaces being filled up in under a week the pressure was on for Glasgow University Sailing Club to pull off another well organised, well attended, well established team racing…

With 18 teams signed up, the Reading 'Wet Dream' 2019 promised to be a good weekend. The Wet Dream still holds the name it was given 30+ years ago (or so we are told!) but has run consecutively for…

This weekend, 21 teams travelled to Leeds from across the country to kick off the team racing calendar for 2019/20 at the inaugural Halloween Howler event. 10 different universities and a smattering…

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