The Calendar includes all BUCS-BUSA sailing events, relevant RYA and other events (including international) and programmes in which student sailors and teams regularly compete or participate (e.g. Keelboat Squad). The Calendar carries all university events hosted by BUSA Member Clubs (USCs) that are notified to us (inclusion is discretionary, but no other events are listed on the first weekend of November, which is reserved for the BUCS-BUSA Fleet Championships). Events for inclusion should be notified to the BUSA Editor or by using the Contact Form.
The Bottled Firefly is on 14th - 15th October at West Kirby Sailing Club.
Aimed at beginner team racers, we run a coaching session on the Saturday and an event on the Sunday. We try and make it as fun as possible and gently introduce the skills and techniques that will help you flourish at University Sailing. Chris Kameen will be coaching the event with a maximum capacity of 6 teams so get your entries in asap.
Further information and online event entry is linked here.
Hosted by Leeds University Sailing Club at West Riding Sailing Club on the 21st & 22nd October 2017.
We would like to welcome your entry to the Halloween Howler 2017, a stalwart in any team racers' calendar, back for another year of great team racing and infamous socials!
See Halloween Howler on Facebook.
London University Sailing Club is excited to announce the return of the London Six Pack with a twist!
This year, the Six Pack will be taking on an exciting new format.
The Saturday will be a day of top quality race training by Paul Robson and Charlie Makepeace, followed by a one dayer team racing event on the Sunday.
This weekend is not only the perfect way for universities to introduce novice team racers to the sport, but also an opportunity for teams who are returning to brush up on their skills with other universities.
The event will be held at the Welsh Harp Sailing Club on the weekend of 21st to 22nd October.
The price per team for the weekend will be £250. Saturday’s race training and Sunday’s one dayer can also be bought separately for £150.
Accommodation will be provided for both Friday and Saturday.
A social will, of course, take place on the Friday and Saturday. More details of food and social tickets to follow.
There will be 3 flights and 16 places for teams available on a first come first served basis.
Entry closes Monday 2nd October.See NoR. Follow link to Entry Form.
Follow the Six-Pack on the Event page.
The University of Reading Sailing Club are proud to announce the Wet Dream will be running in 2017! The event will be running on the 27th -29th of October, with awesome socials on both nights in town and at the famous students union.
Anyone who pre-entered the event last year is entitled to a discount.
“Glasgow University Sailing Club invites you to join us for the well organised, well attended and well established open team racing event you've come to know and love.
With 4 flights of boats (including Glasgow's shiny new ones), 24 spaces, a terrific race management team and the famous ceilidh, this will surely be the best Grouse yet.
“The entry fee is £240 per team until the 13th of October, increasing to £300 thereafter. This includes:
“Connect to the Event Page.
“We look forward to seeing you there!”
Remember the 2016 edition? In its fourth year, it attracted 24 teams and had to turn away a further 6. Glasgow's then Commodore (now 'Honorary'!), Peter Collings, provided a full Report, which was also published by Yachts & Yachting. See the photo gallery by Leanne Fischler of Fisch Photography.
To be held at the Royal Southern YC.
This is a 2018 FISU Selection event (#2),
To be held on Draycote Water SC, hosted by the University of Warwick Sailing.
All information, including Entry Information, Pre-Event Information and Notice of Race, together with all official notices and updates during the event will be posted on the Fleet Championship page, as soon as the NoR is published.
Oxford University Yacht Club announces the 2017 edition of its annual event. Welcoming applications from university, open, and school teams, the Oxford Magnum will be run over 2 days in 4 flights of Fireflies at Farmoor Reservoir, culminating in the presentation of the traditional prize.
More details in due course.
Enquiries welcome at Fixtures Secretary.
Entries are invited for the Twisted Tube at Spinnaker.
Random pairs, 2 boat, team racing, 2-boat teams to be sailed in Firefly Dinghies supplied by competitors
This forms Day One of Spinnaker Club’s Firefly Weekend 2017
Any queries, please contact Ed Morris, Spinnaker Club Team Racing Coordinator.
The Plymouth Pasty is hosted by Plymouth University Sail & Powerboat Club.
More details to follow.
Contact: Mark Thomas & Isabel Waterfall, Plymouth USPC Team Racing Captains, for more information, meanwhile
Hosted by Sheffield University Sailing and Windsurf Club.
"We'd like to welcome you back for another 2 days of high quality team racing in the Pennines, alongside 2 nights out, including the infamous Poptarts.
"Price £270 + social ticket".
Join us on The Sheffield Shuffle 2017.
The Brummie Bender will be held on the 18th and 19th of November, hosted by University of Birmingham Sailing at Bartley Green Reservoir. As ever it will be competitive racing on Saturday and Sunday, and of course the great socials on Friday and Saturday. We have spaces for 21 teams, last year we had a long reserve list so get your entries in as soon as possible!
your interest by contacting Emily
Heath and Louise MacIver-Jones
and SIs to be released soon.
"Cardiff’s Welsh Dragon will be returning this year with lots of competitive racing, with space for 21 teams. There will be two massive socials, which shouldn’t be missed. Guaranteed to be a super fun weekend on and off the water! Hope to see lots of you in Cardiff."
Follow the Welsh Dragon FB page.
Newcastle University Sailing Club and Durham University Sailing Club would like to invite you to the Angel of the North 2017, which, once again, will be held at Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club, on the 25th and 26th November. High Quality racing will take place in three flights. Total entry will be limited to 21 teams, so get entries in fast!
Socials this year will take place in Durham, including the unique college bar crawl, ending, of course, in the legendary Klute, known for being the worst nightclub in Europe. Social themes will be released closer to the event.
Entry Forms should be returned to Mali Harnett, Treasurer, NUYC – see Form.
'Swansea University Sailing Club are hosting our Spartan event on the 25th and 26th of November!
"The racing will consist of a round-robin, to be followed by leagues and then finals, spread over the two days. We will be holding excellent socials and hitting up Wind Street once again!
Hosted by Loughborough University Sailing Club
Two days of competitive team racing at Burton Sailing Club will be run alongside the legendary socials at LSU and Echos Loughborough. Anyone who has previously attended will agree that this is not one to be missed!
See Lemming event page on Facebook.
Details to be confirmed in due course, but, in the meantime, register your interest by contacting Abby West.