Cowes Classic Week

Cowes Classics Week is all about racing traditional yachts on the water and enjoying fabulous social events ashore. Metre boats, Classic Racing Dayboats, Classic Yachts, Old Gaffers and Spirit of Tradition Yachts are all welcome to sail varied courses set in the Solent with free high teas, great value parties and suppers at different club…

The new XOD Class Secretary

FROM THE XOD CLASS COMMITTEE The XOD Class Committee is delighted to announce the appointment of Gillian Clark as the new XOD Class Secretary. The Class Captain says:   “We are delighted to welcome Gillian as our new Class Secretary.   Gill has owned three XODs of her own in the past and has raced in Yarmouth,…

XODs on TV !

        XODs on TV  !     The XODs featured in Episode 2 of the Channel 5 series “BRITAIN BY BOAT” screened on Friday 30th November 2018 at 8.00 pm. The Channel 5 travelogue series reunited Michael Buerk and John Sergeant to explore Britain’s coastline by yacht. Michael Buerk is well known as a journalist…

XOD SAIL MEASURING

At their meeting on 9th April 2018, the XOD Class Committee agreed that sails from North, Batt and Sanders had come to measure very accurately, being production sails and laser cut.  The XOD Rules define the measurer as including designated representatives appointed by the Committee, which would include nominees from the three sailmakers.  The XOD…