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This website aims to keep members of the Oxford & Cambridge Sailing Society informed of Society social and sailing matters, including personal news and results of University events.  All the latest items of news and comment are listed in the right-hand column. The website also maintains the current standard specification for the acquisition, commissioning, and maintenance of flights of Fireflies used for team racing in the UK. To contact us, use the website functions box at the bottom of the right hand column.

View the latest Members’ Newsletter (If you are not receiving email copies of these newsletters, send the Secretary your up-to-date contact details and best email address – our data protection statement is set out at the end of this page.)

Visit the OUYC Life Members page (Opens in a new window)

Visit the CUCrC Alumni website (Opens in a new window)

OCSS and Member News items are indexed on the two special ‘News’ pages appearing in the top navigation tabs. You can also use the search box at the top of the right-hand column to search news items on title, content, author, and comment author or content. The search is particularly useful for finding people in photographs. An archive of news items is maintained in the ‘Monthly News Archive’ section at the bottom of the right-hand column.

Congratulate people on their successes, or make a comment, by using the ‘Leave a Comment’ box at the bottom of each news item. You can also respond to other people’s comments by using the ‘Reply’ link below their comment. Contributions are moderated before being published and are relayed to the author of the news item.

Please submit news of your own and others’ sailing and social activity for publication – contacting the Blogmaster using the box at the bottom of the right-hand column. Any news is of interest, and photographs are particularly welcome. Please also let us have any changes to your contact details – particularly email address.

Oxford (OUYC) runs an active ‘big boat’ yachting section, and Cambridge (CUCrC) has a strong windsurfing section. Windsurfing at Oxford is a separate club (OUWC), as is ‘big boat’ yachting at Cambridge (CUYC). Visit the ‘in residence’ Club websites for details – via the links above. The Society also maintains a history page on Wikipedia (opens in a new window).

Data Protection

Please note that our communications are almost invariably electronic. Because of the difficulty of sending out postal communications to a substantial number of people, written communication is used only very occasionally. To facilitate communication we maintain electronic records of essential College and contact details, along with administrative notes such as dates of matriculation and election. Your personal details are used only for for communicating with you by the Society; they are never used for ‘third party’ purposes – apart from being shared with the OUYC and CUCrC alumni lists from time to time. You are in control. If you have any queries, wish to restrict data processing or sharing, or do not want to be contacted by the Society, please inform us. (Some information is always retained to make sure you are not contacted again inadvertently).