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This is just a reminder to say that the closing date for receipt of entries for this year\’s UKTRA Qualifiers is this Friday (9th January). After that date entries will only be accepted with the…

URGENT NOTICE: The TIMES have CHANGED for the Team Racing and the Match Racing at the London Boat Show. If you are sailing at the Show the new times are: Team Racing: 11.00-11.45 EVERYDAY Match…

On the 7th and 8th December, the trials for the BUSA team took place at the Welsh Harp in London. On Saturday, a random pairs event was held. Martin Smethers was kept busy in the umpire boat, with…

Would you like to work at the Boat Show? If so, these are a couple of jobs that have been brought to my attention. 1. RYA Lounge [Working in the Cloakroom and on the Door]. ?3.70 per hour, plus…

Does your team need some yacht training before the forthcoming events in 2003? We are thinking of running some training events in 2003 in first class eights either probably at Rutland on the…

The student yachting nationals web site is now live and will be the most current source of infromation for this event. You will need to register but it is FREE so don\’t worry the address is…

BUSA are looking for Universities to host the BUSA Team Racing Championships and Student Yachting Nationals in 2003. If you are interested please send a proposal into BUSA Bid, c/o Jill Royse, RYA…

The information packs for the 36th Edhec Cup at Brest on the 17-24th April 2004 have just been sent to me. If anyone would like to know more about this International Student Yachting event, then…

There is a variety of items available to borrow or hire to help you running an event. This ranges from buoys, bibs and radios to shedules. If you are interested contact Jill Royse at…

Fleet Sailing – Humphreys (Bath) defends title Bath\’s Matthew Humphreys defended his Fleet Racing Handicap title in Weymouth on Saturday (November 1), ahead of Southampton Institute\’s James…

There is Laser 2 Training taking place this weekend at Datchet Water Sailing Club. It is being run by the Laser 2 class association and should have sessions aimed at both the front and the back of…

Over the last two months 9 sailors from universities across Britain have been touring the East coast of America sailing against the aptly named American ?All Stars? racing in four Trophy matches and…

The RYA have, in the past, tried to arrange a Team Racing Coaches Course. Unfortunately,there has been very little interest in this. Now, instead of fixing a date and hoping people will apply, we…

BUSA FORUM AT THE BUSA FLEET RACING NATIONALS Come to the BUSA FORUM AT THE BUSA FLEET RACING NATIONALS on the 1st November at the Weymouth + Portland Sailing Academy. This is a compulsory meeting…

The subscriptions for BUSA sailing are now overdue. If your club has not subscribed then please can you insure this is sorted out as soon as possible. If your club have competed in any BUSA…

The BUSA Fleet Racing Nationals is due to take place in just under a month. Entries must be in by the 16th October 2003. For more information check out the BUSA [sport] website: www.busa.org.uk,…

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