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Newcastle University Sailing and Yachting Club were the overall winners of the University Sailing Sustainability Challenge 2018-19, presented by BUSA President, Peter Saxton, on behalf of the RYA and…

18 teams, from 9 Universities, came together for a highly competitive weekend of team racing to seek places in the Playoffs and Finals of the BUCS Team Racing Championship 2019. Beautiful scenes of…

All Commodores have received an explanatory notice for the SGM (see News) and further documentation will be also posted on this item.

See the summary of the survey completed by 176 students and BUSA Committee’s initial response, together with new BRITISH UNIVERSITIES SAILING ASSOCIATION Facebook page. How to contribute further…

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’.

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