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With the annual Ceilidh Cup/SSS Match Racing being again hosted at RNCYC, Saturday October 5th was mostly dry with a steady light breeze for most of the day. However Sunday brought a very uneventful…

The National Firefly Dinghy Inlands were held at Rutland Sailing Club on the 5th-6th October 2019. Saturday morning saw a civilised start time of 10:30am, with all 27 boats taking to the start line in…

Once again university sailing clubs up and down the UK are being urged to take action and make their sailing more environmentally sustainable in the hope of being crowned winners of The Green Blue’s…

The first BUSA development funded weekend took place on the 7-8th of September at Bardowie Loch, hosted by Strathclyde University and assisted by Scottish Student Sailing.

This year applications covered a wider range of projects than previous years, with all of them addressing the aims of BUSA to increase participation, develop racing and training and developing…

Have you graduated recently? Want to stay in touch with all the friends you’ve made throughout you university sailing career? Maybe hear about opportunities that are coming up? Well never fear because…

The BUSA-ICSA Tour 2019 will take place over 16 days along the East coast of the United States and just like previous years, the winners will be decided through five different Trophy events. The Tour…

BUSA is now inviting bids from Member Clubs to host the 2020 Fleet Racing Championships. We are aware that many clubs are finalising their annual calendars well over a year ahead. Bids are being…

The 2019 Firefly Nationals at Lyme Regis saw University boats from the length and breadth of the country. Many other University students entered independently and in total there were over 50 current…

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.

The Team Racing Championships consist of four ‘area’ Qualifiers (held in England and Wales) on the weekend of 1/2 February 2020 and three Scottish League weekends (held over weekends in November,…

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…

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