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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…

This year, Scottish Student Sailing held, on behalf of BUSA and in close collaboration with respective host universities, three qualifier events. The first event was hosted by Glasgow University…

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…

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