The Student Windsurfing Association

This year, for the very first time, Colwyn Bay Watersports played host to the most important windsurfing event in the university calendar: The British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Windsurfing Championships. SWA BUCS Student Windsurfing Nationals 2017 is sponsored by Conwy County Borough Council. Taking place over the last weekend of April (29th-30th) the event saw almost 100 student competitors take to the water in 5 divisions to compete it out for the coveted BUCS points and medals. Well done to everyone who competed and attended this amazing event! Below are the key results.

BUCS Advanced Division 

1st - Matt Barton (Exeter) Laura Bulson (Sheffield)

2nd - James Hatcher (Exeter) Julia Stankiewicz (Manchester)

3rd - Ben Bulson (Bristol) Jane Paddison (Liverpool)



 BUCS Intermediate Division

1st - Luke Storry (Bristol) Emma Seaton (Sheffield)

2nd - Benjamin Essigman (Sheffield) Maddy Green (Cambridge)

3rd - Seb Olingschlaeger (UWE) Eliza Tilbury (Birmingham)



 BUCS Beginner Division

1st - Brendan Chung (Sheffield)          Joanna Philips (Bristol)

2nd - Jimmy Nguyen (UWE)          Alice Hunt (Nottingham)

3rd - Christopher Outlaw (Bristol)          Helen Anderson (Sheffield)


BUSCS Team Racing

1st - Southampton 

2nd - Bristol 

3rd - Birmingham



1st - Oliver Bull (Southampton)

2nd - Charlie Wilson (Southampton)

3rd - Leo Calnan (Southampton)







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