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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…

Exeter University are celebrating this weekend after hosting a fantastic team racing event at, won by Exeter’s own alumni.The two-day event saw 21 teams, descend to Exeter, some journeying from as far…

Details about the event and what we will need to be covered in your proposal are provided. Deadline is 25 April, 2018.

The RYA & BUSA Women’s Team Racing Nationals 2018 took place at Lochore Meadows Country Park Over the weekend of 24th and 25th February, hosted jointly by Glasgow and Strathclyde University Sailing…

BUSA have agreed to help support three initiatives, led by Matt Whitfield, BUSA Captain and Harry Bowerman, BUSA Keelboat Officer - see full news item.

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

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