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There was another record entry at the annual BUCS Fleet Racing Championships. 250 student sailors, from 25 universities, raced on Draycote Water over the weekend of 3 & 4 November. The British…

With another record entry for the annual BUCS Fleet Racing Championships, 250 student sailors, from 25 universities, are racing on Draycote Water this weekend.

The crème of Scottish Women's team racers – nine university teams: Aberdream, Bardowie Beasts & Ruberduckies (Strathclyde), DUSC 1 (Dundee), Edinburgh Gals, Glasgow 1 & 2, St Andreas and UHI Purple -…

The annual Ceilidh Cup/SSS Match Racing was a “tale of two days” at Rhu this year – Saturday was sunny & dry with a light(ish) breeze, followed by breezy and gusty conditions on the Sunday.

Will Strath's Sophie Taylor, 2018 Women's MR Champs bronze overtake veteran Ali Mo (Women's silver nedallist)? Or will Edinburgh's Miles Jones & Co turn their recent BKA lead amongst unis and their…

The 2018 Fleet Championships will be held on Saturday 10 – Sunday 11 November 2018 at Draycote Water Sailing Club and hosted by the University of Warwick Sailing Club. It is organised on behalf of…

BUSA, with the support of the RYA, is looking to review all of the activity and support that it offers to its member clubs and student sailors. We would like as many different viewpoints as possible…

Bes-Green’s Southampton team (aided in the finals by Exeter's Yachting Captain!) were pushed to their limits in a tight final with Liardet's Exeter. The event especially supported the Rory Cheetham…

Delivered by RYA Keelboating, on behalf of BUCS and in conjunction with BUSA, the event was supported by Harken UK, Marlow Ropes and GripTec by Moody Decking.

Rain, wind, no wind, snow, a first beat ‘more holey than Swiss cheese‘ (Paris Thomas) on Strathclyde Loch…..all the worst weather, but, nevertheless, a ‘good event and well-organised’.

The Yachting Championships of the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), in conjunction with the British Universities’ Sailing Association (BUSA), started in the Solent on Monday 27th March and…

The BUSA AGM 2018 will be held (during the Team Racing Championship) on Monday, 2 April, 2018 at Strathclyde Country Park, Glasgow, commencing at 16.00.

The BUSA Committee are looking for new members to join the Committee for 2018-19 and beyond. The Committee consists of volunteers (both students and ex-students), without whom, all the events and…

Gusty on Saturday on the Marine Lake at West Kirby (98 races in the round robin achieved)….light, shifty winds on Sunday (three leagues, each of 7 teams). London White beat Newcastle Red (which had…

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