John Flanders, XOD legend

John Flanders died on 10th August 2017 in St Mary’s Hospital, IoW, aged 95 years.   John was an XOD legend, sailing regularly for over 20 years at Yarmouth, racing against the great names, like Harold Hayles and Harry Minchin.   His first XOD was X37 Ariel bought in 1966, followed by X138 Spray in 1968, then…

XOD Open events this autumn

There are a number of XOD events scheduled for between the end of August and beginning of October.  They are all open to and welcome visiting XODs.  Poole Week is 27th August-1st September organised by Parkstone YC.  The new Royal Thames YC Milford Haven Cup in Cowes is 16th-17th September.   Hamble Classics Week is the…