Cambridge and Birmingham Dominate BUSA Qualifiers – February 2018

Cambridge and Birmingham sailing teams filled the first five positions in the BUSA Qualifiers held at Grafham Water SC 3/4 February 2018. Cambridge Blue and Black are through to the BUSA Team Racing Finals (2-4 April, Strathclyde Loch). Purple aim to fight their way through at the Playoffs (3/4 March, Bartley Reservoir).

The Grafham BUSA Qualifiers were very well organised by Warwick, with good support from current Cambridge students. Former Cambridge Commodore Tim Palmer acted as Principal Race Officer. A flat calm and continuous drizzle precluded any racing on the Saturday. An early start and effective organisation on the Sunday enabled each of the 16 teams to sail ten good races in the moderate conditions.

Full results will be published here when available and confirmed. A big ‘thank you’ to Grafham Water SC and staff, and to race officials, umpires, and students – whose efforts made the event such a success.

Explore the gallery of photographs below by clicking on the thumbnail that interests you. Apologies to the three teams that are missing. Use the ‘Leave a Reply’ function at the bottom of the page to submit any comments you wish to make.

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