BUSA Team and Outline Programme for British – American Tour

Friday, 06/14/2013 12:24 pm

This will be the 28th BUSA-ICSA Tour since the challenge started 54 years ago.

The Provisional Program is:
10th/11th July – Thomas Lipton Trophy: 3 boat Team Racing (Oxford Sailing Club)
13th/14th July – Lord John King Trophy: Match Racing (Royal Thames YC, at the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes, Isle of Wight)
16th/17th July – British American Trophy: 2K Keelboat Team Racing (RYA Portland House and Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy)
19th-21st July – West Kirby Invitational: 3 boat Team Racing (West Kirby SC)
23rd/24th July – Performance Sailcraft Trophy: Laser Team Racing (Queen Mary SC)

BUSA Team and Outline Programme for British-American Tour
The BUSA Squad for the BUSA/ICSA British-American Tour has been selected by a committee of senior
BUSA and UK Team Racing figures, from a large pool of great applicants, to represent BUSA in the 5 matches of the 2013 Tour.  Details and dates are subject toconfirmation.

10th/11th July-Thomas Lipton Trophy: 3 boat Team Racing (Oxford Sailing Club)
Phil Sparks, James Grant, Charlie Makepeace & Cam Douglas (Bristol), Ben Gratton & Guy Stephens (Oxford)

13th/14th July-Lord John King Trophy: Match Racing (Royal Thames YC, at the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes, Isle of Wight)
Philip Bendon, Bruno van Dyke & Chris Tiernan (Southampton Solent), Tim Carter (Portsmouth)

16th/17th July-British American Trophy: 2K Keelboat Team Racing (RYA Portland House and Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy)
Phil Derry (Oxford), Nick Wilkinson (Bristol), Guy Stephens & Ben Gratton, Marianthe Evangelidis (Bath), Jack Kilburn (Plymouth)

19th-21st July-West Kirby Invitational: 3 boat Team Racing (West Kirby SC)
Fiona Hampshire (Cambridge), Phil Derry & Guy Stephens, Nick Wilkinson, Ben Gratton, Phil Sparks

23rd/24th July-Performance Sailcraft Trophy: Laser Team Racing (Queen Mary SC)
James Grant, Cam Douglas, Olly Porter (Bristol)

Congratulations!
Thanks to the many fantastic sailors who applied to represent BUSA; the field was very strong, and there were many tough decisions to be made. Good luck to all those selected for the matches.

Phil Derry
BUSA Tour Captain 2013