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 or second weekend of November, which is reserved for the BUCS-BUSA Fleet Championships, see Calendar). Events for inclusion should be notified to the BUSA Editor or by using the Contact Form.

Start Date: 2018-10-16 | End Date: 2020-12-31 |
20 October 2018 - 21 October 2018
London Six-Pack - CANCELLED
Welsh Harp Sailing Club, Birchen Grove, London NW9 8SA


London University Sailing Club is excited to announce the 2018 London Six Pack to be held at the Welsh Harp SC on 21st- 22nd October 2018

"We will have a weekend of competitive racing on Saturday and Sunday and epic socials on Friday and Sa

There will be 3 flights and 16 places for teams available on a first come first served basis. The price of entry is £250 per team.

NoR, Entry Form and link to event page to follow.

Meanwhile, please contact Georgie Houston or Luc Hogan for more details.

Georgie Houston & Luc Hogan /
Team Racing
20 October 2018 - 21 October 2018
Team Racing RCL2 Coach Course
Rutland Sailing Club Gibbet Lane, Edith Weston, Oakham, Rutland. LE15 8HJ

"Ideal for captains/commodores/experienced team racers, this RYA Race Coach Level 2 course will qualify you to coach with a specialism in team racing. Standard RYA pre-requisites for a RCL2 apply.

"Cost: Already subsidised by the RYA at £100, with the option to have 50% of this refunded if you complete at least 10 volunteer coaching sessions within 12 months. Coaching your uni team will count towards this, so a pretty unbeatable offer...

"ACCOMODATION UPDATE: If you are looking for somewhere to stay, Rutland SC offers hostel-style accommodation at very cheap prices. Head to their website for more info!

"Link here to book a space on the course.

"Any questions, or if you want to express interest in future courses, please get in touch!" - Abby West, BUSA Development Officer.

Royal Yachting Association
Abby West
Team Racing
20 October 2018 - 21 October 2018
Midlands Mixer
Burton Sailing Club, Foremark Reservoir, Repton Road, Milton, Repton, Derbyshire DE65 6EG Midlands Mixer will be hosted at Burton Sailing Club by Loughborough University Sailing Club in collaboration with the BUSA Midlands Area on the 20th/21st October 2018.

This year, for the first time, the Midlands will be holding its very own coached event to kick the year off.

The Saturday will be a day of top quality race training by two coaches to be announced nearer the time (clue: both BUSA Finalists), followed by a one dayer team racing event on the Sunday.

The event is aimed specifically towards freshers coming from a fleet racing background learning the ropes of team racing.

The price per team for the full weekend will be £250. Sunday’s one dayer can be purchased for £150 providing a rare opportunity to benefit from both coaching and umpiring in a relaxed atmosphere before the season begins in earnest.

Accommodation will be provided for both Friday and Saturday.

A social will, of course, take place on both days also. More details of food and social tickets to follow.

Saturday coached session team limit: 8 teams.

Sunday coached one dayer team limit: 12 teams.

Spaces for both days will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

See Event page, NoR, SIs and Entry Form

Contact BUSA Midlands Region Co-ordinator, Karen Thomas, with any queries prior to the event.

Karen Thomas
Team Racing
26 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Wet Dream
Burghfield Sailing Club, Hangar Road, Theale, Reading, RG7 4AP

'Reading University Sailing and Windsurfing Club is proud once again to announce the return of The Wet Dream!

'18 teams will converge on Burghfield Sailing Club, with social sailors in tow, for the standard weekend of sailing and socials that is team racing. Test your freshers on the socials, get the old boys back together for one last lap of that 'digital N' course we know so well, because this year promises to be the best Wet Dream yet!'

See NoR and go to Entry Form.

Follow Event FB page.

Peter Nowell
Team Racing
27 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Plymouth Pasty
Roadford Lake SC Lower Goodacre, Broadwoodwidger, PL16 0JL Broadwoodwidger, PL16 0JL

The 3rd Plymouth Pasty

- 3 fleets of boats

- £250 entry

- High chance of a curry social + Hog roast

- First time Pasty has ever been hosted at Roadford for more races + better team racing conditions

Please see NoR; Entry Form to follow.

NB There will be an early bird entry of £225 until August 31st.

Meanwhile, please contact Midge Watkins & Nick Devereux.

Midge Watkins & Nick Devereux
Team Racing
27 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Glasgow Grouse
Bardowie Loch, 2 Craigmaddie Rd, Milngavie, Glasgow G62 6EX, UK Milngavie, Glasgow, Scotland G62 6EX

"The Glasgow Grouse is back!

"For the sixth year running Glasgow University Sailing Club will be hosting our annual team racing event at Bardowie Loch.

"Racing will take place on the 27th and 28th of October.

"We look forward to welcoming you to this well organised, well attended and well established open team racing event; with 4 flights of boats, 24 spaces, an excellent and experienced race management team and the famous Grouse ceilidh (which returns to it's rightful place on Saturday night this year), we're going to make this the best Grouse ever!

"Entry fees will be £240 until the 1st of October, increasing to £300 thereafter. This covers hosting on the Friday and Saturday nights, a meal at lunchtime each day of the event, entry to the Friday and Saturday socials, and the Grouse t-shirt!"

See the Facebook event page, the NoR and entry form.

Any enquiries, please contact Glasgow University Sailing Club Commodore, Ciaran McMonagle.

Ciaran McMonagle
07412 316 712.
Team Racing
27 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
Sheffield Shuffle
Pennine Sailing Club, Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge, South Yorkshire, S36 4TF

"The University of Sheffield Sailing Club would like to welcome you back for another huge weekend that is the FIRST and BIGGEST northern event of the year

"The Sheffield Shuffle will be back again on the 27th/28th of October, with 2 days of high quality team racing interspersed by 2 of the best socials you could sail for, including the infamous Poptarts!"

"Last year’s Sheffield Shuffle saw 113 races in two days, an overboard chunder from a sailor at the windward mark and another banished to bed in a bathtub after one too many lager beers.
All signs of top-quality team racing and top-quality nights out.
Many claimed this was “the best and most organised Shuffle ever” (cheers umpire David), and this year's promises to be bigger and better.
So, don’t hang about – get your early bird entries in now"

See the Facebook event page and Entry Form .

**AFTER 31st £290 PER TEAM **
**Small additional cost for socials and food TBT**

If you would like some further information about the event please contact the Commodore, Kate Ledgard

Kate Ledgard
Team Racing
2 November 2018 - 4 November 2018
SSS Women's Team Racing Championship 2018
Oban Sailing Club, Dungallan Parks, Gallanach Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 4PD

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) is hosting Scottish Student Sailing's Women's Team Racing Championship 2018at Oban Sailing Club.

See NoR and Entry Form. :

For further details, please see event Facebook page or contact Joe Penhaul-Smith

Scottish Student Sailing
Joe Penhaul-Smith
Team Racing
3 November 2018 - 4 November 2018
Oxford Magnum
Oxford Sailing Club, Farmoor Reservoir, Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NS

Oxford University Yacht Club announces the 2018 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.

See Application Form. For further event details see the Magnum event page.

For all enquiries please contact Inés Pont Sanchis.

Inés Pont Sanchis
Team Racing
3 November 2018 - 4 November 2018
The Halloween Howler
West Riding Sailing Club Haw Park Lane, Wintersett, Crofton Nr Wakefield WF4 2EE

Hosted by Leeds University Union Sailing Club at West Riding Sailing Club on the 4th and 5th November 2018.

"You may have heard the rumours after last year, and, yes it's true, the Howler started on time. Even in the middle of storm Brian. So after that unprecedented success, who knows what can be accomplished this year!? You'll have to be there to find out..."

See NoR, SIs & Entry Form.

Don't miss out on your chance to get involved in 2 days of quality racing and socials!

Follow the FB Event page.

Please contact James Allison at Leeds University Union Sailing Club, or call on 07786 602 891.

James Allison
07786 602 891
Team Racing
10 November 2018 - 11 November 2018
BUCS Fleet Racing Championships 2018
Draycote Water Sailing Club (DWSC) Kites Hardwick, Nr Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8AB

The 2018 Fleet Championships will be organised on behalf of BUCS by BUSA and held at Draycote Water Sailing Club, hosted by the University of Warwick Sailing Club.

All information, including official Notices etc. and other news and links, will be posted on the Championship page.

BUSA Secretary /
02380 604 167
Fleet Racing
17 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Swansea Spartan
Tata Steel Sailing Club, Eglwys Nunydd Reservoir, Off Longlands Lane, Margam, Port Talbot, SA13 2NS

'Swansea Spartan will return on the 17th and 18th 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!

'A great event to get loads of quality racing in and have some epic nights out! The racing will consist of a round-robin, followed by leagues and finals.

The closing date is 20th October so get your entries in ASAP!'

See Entry Form, NoR, SIs and FB event page.

Any questions please Sarah Jarman or Bella Cooper.

Sarah Jarman & Bella Cooper
Team Racing
17 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Brummie Bender
Bartley Green Sailing Club 101 Genners Ln, Birmingham B32 3NU

University of Birmingham Sailing Club hosts the Brummie Bender at Bartley Green Sailing Club.

Full details to follow.

See FB event page.

In the meantime, please contact Abbey Williams.

Abbey Williams, Head Events Secretary
Team Racing
17 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Scottish League 1 - BUCS Team Racing Champs Qualifier
Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section, Bardowie Loch, Off Craigmaddie Road, Bardowie, near Milngavie, G62 6EX

To be held at Bardowie Loch, hosted by the University of Strathclyde.

All details, together with all documentation and entry information, will be found on the Team Racing Championship 2019 page.


Team Racing
17 November 2018 - 18 November 2018
Angel of the North
Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club, Blanchland, Consett, DH8 9PT

The Angel of the North is jointly hosted by Durham and Newcastle USCs at Derwent Reservoir SC.

More details to follow. In the meantime, contact Tom Goodbourn, Commodore, Durham USC.

See also, FB event page.

Durham & Newcastle
Tom Goodbourn
Team Racing
23 November 2018 - 25 November 2018
Hallam Hangover
Pennine Sailing Club, Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge South Yorkshire Dunford Bridge, South Yorkshire, S36 4TF

"The Hallam Hangover returns once again to sunny Pennine Sailing Club (hosted by Sheffield Hallam Sailing and Windsurfing).

"Expect late nights, early starts and every aspect of the event to live up to its name.

"Chris Kameen will make a return to train and share his team racing expertise; whether or not you'll be in a fit state to retain any of his wisdom will be a different story."

Follow the Event FB page.

NoR and Entry Form in due course.

Meanwhile, any queries, please contact Joshua Speakman.

Sheffield Hallam
Joshua Speakman
Team Racing
24 November 2018 - 25 November 2018
Women's Team Race Training Weekend
Oxford Sailing Club Foremark Reservoir, Cumnor Road, Oxford, OX2 9NS

Oxford (OUYC) are hosting and organising a women's team racing training event, "to encourage as many women's teams as possible to get out on the water for BUSA women's nationals. The weekend will consist of both coaching by the Oxford women's alumnae and racing in the afternoons".

See OUYC Event page. More details etc will follow shortly.

Enquiries welcomed by Inés Pont Sanchis

Inés Pont Sanchis
Team Racing
24 November 2018 - 25 November 2018
Welsh Dragon
Cardiff Bay Yacht Club, Ferry Road, Cardiff, CF11 0JL

"Welsh Dragon is back (hosted by Cardiff USC) for another edition! For some great team racing and fabulous socials"

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See NoR, Entry Form and FB event page.

If you have any questions, please contact Mikey.

Michael Dennis
Team Racing
1 December 2018 - 2 December 2018
Loughborough Lemming
Burton Sailing Club, Foremark Reservoir, Repton Road, Milton, Repton, DE65 6EG

Hosted by Loughborough University Sailing Club

The Loughborough Lemming returns in 2018! Two days of competitive team racing at Burton Sailing Club, alongside two legendary socials at LSU and Echos Loughborough.Anyone who has previously attended will agree that this is not one to be missed!'

NoR will follow in due course. See Entry Form

Any enquiries, please contact Grace Bradley-Shankar.

Grace Bradley-Shankar
Team Racing
1 December 2018 - 2 December 2018
Bristol Brew
Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club, Walley Court Road, Chew Stoke, BS40 8XN

The Brew, hosted by the University of Bristol Sailing Club, takes place at Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club.

Two days of competitive team racing just before Christmas in the heart of the South West. With the big social, this year's Brew should be better than ever!

See Entry Form and FB Event Page.

For enquiries, please contact Arthur Bruce.

Arthur Bruce
Team Racing