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The Loughborough Lemming was held over the weekend of the 1st-3rd December at Burton Sailing Club. 21 teams competed, including two from Trinity College Dublin. Warwick Black led the Round Robin from…

Cambridge Beige reach the Finals, with Nottingham Green and Leeds Underdeveloped competing in the Semis

“….racing, jumpers and bacon butties….Snow White and her Dwarfs, Avengers and Grinch’s…. Aberdeen and Forfar SC hospitality….’Galsgow’ and ‘Edinbras’ et al concede to St Andrews Pink.

21 teams from 13 universities competed in the largest Sheffield Shuffle at Pennine SC over the weekend 11th – 12th November 2017 - three Nottingham and Swansea teams; two Leeds, Liverpool and York…

“….fun weekend of racing and socialising…..racing against some of the best sailors on the circuit…..good way of meeting old friends and introducing freshers to uni sailing….very tactical…..enjoyed…

23 teams from across Scotland travelled to Glasgow to start the Scottish Team Racing calendar. Teams included Aberdeen, Dundee, St. Andrews, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Strathclyde, University of the…

The Fleets will be held on the first or second weekend of November 2018. Mindful that many venue clubs are nowadays planning their calendars twelve months ahead, BUSA, on behalf of BUCS, is inviting…

Strathclyde Green beat Edinburgh Import, having beaten Means of Propulsion and RNCYC respectively in the Semis in a weekend of all-winds and none.

Over 230 sailors from 25 universities are heading to Dracote Water for an intense weekend of fleet racing and socials to kick off the new student sailing year.

20 teams from 9 universities open the sailing season, with Storm Brian, at the Leeds’ Halloween Howler 2017

For its third year, Rebekka Thomas, Challenge Coordinator has written to all Commodores to invite their Clubs to join the Challenge from 1st October 2017 to 19th February 2018. See full report for…

Proposals to host Team Racing Championship Playoffs 2018 are invited from BUSA member clubs

The ‘Old Joe’ was hosted by the University of Birmingham Sailing Club over the weekend of the 10th/11th June at South Staffs Sailing Club. Now in its third year, the Old Joe has become a firm fixture…

BUSA invites bids from Member Clubs to host the Finals of the 2017/2018 BUCS TR Finals. Full guidance and requirements for a Proposal are provided. Closing date 21 June, 2017.

Durham (1,3, 4.5 today) pull ahead of Southampton Blue (‘messy at the end’), But Strathclyde Blue retains the lead (4,1). Suzy Peters’ Edinburgh Pink leapt up from 7th yesterday to 4th overnight, in…

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