Category Archive: Social

Things to do with socials.

Jan 09

Autumn Update!

Halloween Howler 2015

As we move into the new year, it’s time to take a look back at the many things that have been going on at the club over the Autumn term. We began the term by picking up some snazzy new kit for our members to replace some rather well used kit that had seen too …

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Jun 01

Beaver Bash:13-15 June

Yes that’s right, one of the biggest events in the York sailing calendar. In case you haven’t heard of it before, the sailing club hasn’t committed itself to reducing beaver numbers in the local area, or planning a trip to some dodgy local establishment. Instead every year the club invites back old boys (old members; …

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Aug 15

Freshers 2012

Hello 2012 Freshers! Firstly, a massive well done for getting to York! The sailing and windsurfing club is really looking forward to welcoming loads of new members from complete beginners to seasoned pros. The club owns 6 Firefly dinghies used for team racing and recreational sailing as well as some brand new windsurfing kit. There …

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Jul 15

Beaver Bash 2012!

The weekend of the Beaver Bash 2012 saw nearly 20 YUSWC alumni return in an attempt to relive their student days both on and off the water. On the social front, Friday night’s theme of pub golf saw some shocking downing attempts and even more shocking costumes, while Saturday’s evening curry was unanimously agreed to …

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May 07


Last year’s defeat after a long period of dominance meant the sailors were out for revenge. Lancaster were favourites having had their best ever season but with a rapidly improving York team, the races were set to be highly competitive. York’s sailors claimed the victory, winning 3-2 after a tense final match decider. Representing the …

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Mar 21

Election Results and Goodbye!

A busy week at YUSWC to end the Spring term with the introduction of a brand new committee and a great weekend at the Big Lash. Our sailing first team put in a fantastic performance, beating some really tough teams in close but exciting racing! So congratulations to all the team for doing so well! …

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Oct 04

Freshers Fair

Hello, I hope everyone has had an awesome summer – we are looking forward to seeing many new faces at the coming freshers fair. We will be having a stand in the sports hall where all of the committee (wearing white t-shirts) should be present to answer any of your questions and sign you up …

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May 04

Newsletter Week 2

Hey everyone, I hope everyone had a great holiday enjoying the sun and cracking on with their revision! This term we hope to see lots of new faces, now we’ve finally got some nice weather, which means BBQs and maybe some camping later in the term! Unfortunately there will not be sailing on Wednesday or …

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Apr 02

Roses 2011!!

Hi guys, Roses is back! Yorkshire versus Lancashire in a thrilling battle of old rivalries and dynastic schism. York against Lancaster, White against Red, King against Usurper! Ok maybe not quite the Wars of the Roses, but the Roses Tournament between York and Lancaster Universities is a seriously hard-fought battle of sporting talent, on the 13th-15th of …

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Feb 22

Beaver Bash 2011

Beaver Bash is back, and in its fourth year!! The coveted James Way Cup will be up for grabs once again, with so many strong teams and great team racing last year we’re all looking forward to another great weekend. It was fantastic to see so many Old Boys participating last year, without your support …

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