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SAI i The BUCS Sailing Championships shall be conducted in accordance with the following BUCS sport specific regulations, the BUCS general regulations, the World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing, and the RYA Racing Charter. Further event specific requirements, rules, and regulations will be contained within the entry information, pre-event information, Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for each Championship.

SAI ii In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

SAI iii In the event that these regulations contradict those of the World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing, and the RYA Racing Charter, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.


SAI 1 Championships BUCS will host annually the following Championships:

SAI 1.1 Fleet Racing Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

SAI 1.2 Match Racing Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

SAI 1.3 Team Racing Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

SAI 1.4 Yachting Championships The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers.

SAI 2 Team formats

SAI 2.1 Fleet Racing Championships To be eligible for the Men’s or Women’s Team Championships (extracted from the results of the individual Championships) boats must be single sex (helm and crew must be the same sex in double handed boats). Teams are made up of the top 3 boats from each university who have raced in fleets of 15 or more, calculated at the end of the event.

SAI 2.2 Match Racing Championships Each team shall consist of 3-5 competitors. The particular team size each year will be confirmed in the Entry Information and Notice of Race.

SAI 2.3 Team Racing Championships Each team shall consist of 6 competitors and cannot be made up of solely males or females, there must be at least 2 of either gender.

SAI 2.4 Yachting Championships Each team shall consist of 8 competitors and cannot be made up of solely males or females, there must be at least 2 of either gender.

SAI 3 Disputes at events In line with REG 4.6.3, should a dispute occur at an event, the event appeal panel for Sailing shall be as outlined in the relevant event Sailing Instructions.

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