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…

‘General Recall’

Have you seen the cover of the new Cowes Harbour Handbook 2017-2018?   Dozens of X boats off the Squadron start line and First Substitute is displayed! The illustration by Isle of Wight digital iPad artist, Sue Stitt, has been chosen by Cowes Harbour Commission for the Harbour Book’s front cover this year.   The lively picture…

XOD help needed

A letter from the XOD Class Historian, Richard Field, has just been published in the May 2017 edition of Classic Boat magazine.  In his intriguing letter, Richard asks for any news about a lost XOD built in 1925 by Newmans of Poole.  X19 CHATTERBOX was last heard of being sold for restoring to someone unknown in the Fareham area.…