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West Kirby and Weymouth Matches

Update on the past few matches held in Weymouth at the Olympic site and in West Kirby. The ICSA took both the Lord John King Trophy (Match Racing) and the British American Trophy (2v2 in Elliot 6m) in Weymouth.  The ICSA used good boat speed and boat handling to win 4-0 and 5-0 respectively. The day before the match during [...]

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Sonar Regatta on the Solent

The tour has taken the most comfortable and welcoming turn for us on the Isle of Wight. Our match racing event was postponed due to lack of interest and support by the Yacht Club who was helping to supply boats. The event will now be held in Weymouth, after the 2K Match on Wednesday. The [...]

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Lipton Trophy

The ICSA showed up in good form for the first Firefly 3v3, co-skippered event, wining the best 9 series. Conditions on the reservoir were ideal for team racing, 5-10knt in flat water. In race 1: Late at the gun on a very pin favored line, the ICSA was at a bit of a disadvantage with BUSA [...]

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Final Practice

We finished our final day of practice before our first match, which will be held in Oxford on the Farmoor Reservoir. The format is for 6 helm 3v3 in fireflies. A good amount of the practice was focused on starts, which will go a long way in helping the team get used to the varying approaches and comforts during the [...]

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ICSA Sailors traveling to the UK

Today the BUSA Team is traveling to begin the 21 day tour of the UK and hopefully Ireland. Although details for that are still being worked out. The 7 members will arrive in London Heathrow and London Gatwick Tuesday morning July 9th. So far travel arrangements have been fairly smooth, considering that the individual flight details are [...]

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BUSA Team and Outline Programme for British – American Tour

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 – [...]

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Welcome to the 2013 BUSA Tour

Check back here for new from the 2013 BUSA Tour. This July the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA, the US equivalent of BUSA) are sending a team of their best six sailors to the UK to compete against the BUSA team over the course of five official matches in a three week long sailing tour. BUSA have held [...]

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2013 BUSA Tour Team Named

The 2013 BUSA Tour selections have been from an applicant pool of 13 highly experienced College Sailors. The ICSA Team will compete in 5 Matches, from July 10th through August 3rd, in a variety of classes. Applicants represented 9 Universities and Colleges through out the ICSA, including; Boston College, Brown Univ, College of Charleston, Georgetown, [...]

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