XOD Open Events in 2019

Each of the Divisions organize and run their own annual racing programme, which can be found at  Where X Boats are Raced

The principal events of the Class are described below and are open to members from all Divisions.  A summary list can be downloaded through the link on the right.

Note:  Details of sailing events should be requested from the Organising Authority.

Click here for the list of XOD Open Events 2019

Click here for the list of Solent Racing Mark CHANGES 2019 

Click here for the list of Solent Racing Mark Codes 2019 – In Zones

Click here for a pdf of last year’s CHART of the Central Solent Racing Marks 2018

Click here for a pdf of last year’s CHART of the East and West Solent Racing Marks 2018

JUNE 2019

Monday 17 –  Friday 21

Itchenor Points Week – Five days, one race per day for series trophy; evening social events.

Itchenor SC

JULY 2019

Saturday 13 – Sunday 14

Central Solent Championships in July Regatta
Five races, 1 discard, over 2 days from committee boat starts on the Hillhead Plateau.

R Southern YC

Saturday 20 – Wednesday 24


Click here for the Lymington Week POSTER

One race on Saturday starting around 14:00 hrs

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Two races per day with first warning at 12:55 hrs

Entry fee of £35 includes tea and cake after racing and a social evening with hog roast and band.

Pontoon berthing for visiting boats at Royal Lymington Yacht Club, subject to availability, included in entry fee (book early).

To enter:  for the standard Lymington XOD Division 2019 on-line entry form, go to the RLYC website.   Please call the RLymYC office to pay.   Boats already entered for the Lymington 2019 season are automatically entered into Lymington XOD Week.

Visiting boats need to enter using the standard on-line entry form and pay for XOD Week only, or for XOD Week plus other Lymington events they may wish to take part in during 2019.

R Lymington YC

Friday 26 – Sunday 28

Taittinger Regatta, Yarmouth
Three races over 2 days; 17 classes; champagne reception Friday evening.

R Solent YC

Saturday 27 – Sunday 28

Cowes Division Telegraph Bowl
Five races, I discard, over 2 days from committee  boat starts in mid Solent.


Monday 29 – Friday 2 August

Cowes Classics Week
Over 25 classes; 8 races, 1 discard, over 4 days; up to 3 races per day; committee boat starts in mid Solent; predominantly windward/leeward courses; XOD entry of 46 in 2018; afternoon teas; evening social events.

R London YC


Saturday 3

Household Division YC Regatta, Cowes
One race from the RYS line.


Sunday 4

RYS Regatta, Cowes
One race from the RYS line.


Saturday 10


Cowes Week Limited

Wednesday 14

XOD Class Cowes Week Cocktail Party


Thursday 15

Cowes XOD Division party, Cowes Corinthian YC

Cowes Division

Friday 16

Captain’s Cup points series ends.  Fireworks display.

Cowes Week Limited

Saturday 17

Cowes Town Regatta Day.   Cowes Week ends.

Cowes Week Limited

Sunday 18 – Friday 23

Poole Week 2019

Six days racing inside and outside the harbour, combination of 1 and 2 races per day, starts at 14:00 hrs.  Berthing available for visiting XODs.  Very attractive early bird entry fees.  For more information, go to: https://www.parkstoneyachtclub.com/Sailing/Poole_Week.aspx

Parkstone YC


Saturday 14 – Sunday 15

Battle of Britain Regatta


Saturday 21 – Sunday 22

Hamble Classics Regatta

R Southern YC

Wednesday 25, Saturday 28

Lymington XOD Autumn Series starts.  Racing Wednesdays and Saturdays.

R Lymington YC


Wednesday 2 – Saturday 26

Lymington XOD Autumn Series.  Racing on Wednesdays and Saturdays

R Lymington YC


Saturday 23

XOD Class Prize Giving followed by the AGM, 11 am


Details of sailing events should be requested from the Organising Authority.