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

Principal events of the Class, open to members from all Divisions.
Details of sailing events should be requested from the Organising Authority.

Click here for a pdf of the list of 2017 XOD Open Events

Click here for a pdf of the list of Solent Racing Mark Changes 2017 

Click here for a pdf of the list of Solent Mark Codes 2017 – In Zones

Click here for a pdf of the CHART of the Central Solent Racing Marks 2017

Click here for a pdf of the CHART of the East and West Solent Racing Marks 2017

JUNE 2017

Monday 12 – Friday 16

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

Itchenor SC

JULY 2017

Saturday 1 – Sunday 2

Sea View YC XOD Regatta

Five races in 2 days from club line and committee boat starts.  Sunday social after racing.

Sea View YC

Saturday 8 – Sunday 9

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

R Southern YC

Friday 14 – Sunday 16

Taittinger Regatta, Yarmouth
Three races over 2 days; 17 classes; XOD entry of 26 in 2016; champagne reception Friday evening.

R Solent YC

Saturday 15 – Sunday 16

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


Monday 17 – Friday 21

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; XOD entry of 51 in 2016; afternoon teas; evening social events.

R London YC

Saturday 22

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


Sunday 23

RYS Regatta, Cowes
One race from the RYS line.


Saturday 29


Cowes Week Limited


Wednesday 2

XOD Class Cocktail Party, The Boathouse, Cowes


Thursday 3

Cowes XOD Division party, Cowes Corinthian YC

Cowes Division

Saturday 5


Cowes Week Limited

Monday 7 – Thursday 10

Sunset Series, Yarmouth

Seven races, 2 races each evening except for 1 race on Wednesday.  Committee boat starts at 18:00 hrs; XODs start with the YOD fleet.

R Solent YC

Sunday 27 – Friday 1 September

Poole Week 2017

Six days racing inside and outside the harbour, combination of 1 and 2 races per day, starts at 14:00 hrs.  The club is offering a FREE haven berth for up to 2 visiting XODs.  For more information, go to: https://www.parkstoneyachtclub.com/Sailing/Poole_Week.aspx

Parkstone YC


Saturday 16 – Sunday 17

Royal Thames YC Milford Haven Cup     ***  NEW  ***

A new trophy in Cowes for 2017, kindly supplied by the Royal Thames Yacht Club.  It is open to all XOD Divisions by invitation of the Cowes XOD Division, who will issue invitations and accept entries.  The Cowes Keelboat Championships NoR, SIs and entry fee apply.   There will be a minimum of two races per day, no discards, from Committee Boat starts in the Central Solent.

The Milford Haven Cup will be presented to the winner at the RTYC Prize Giving Dinner along with 2 places for the dinner at the RTYC, 60 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LF.   Further places for dinner may be bought through the RTYC sailing office.


Saturday 16 – Sunday 17

Battle of Britain Regatta


Saturday 30 – Wednesday 4 October

Lymington XOD Week 2017

Rescheduled from June.   Saturday and Wednesday – one race per day, first warning signal at 13:55 hrs.   Sunday, Monday, Tuesday – Two races per day, first warning signal at 11:55 hrs.  Up to 8 races in total.  For full details, click here >>

R Lymington YC

Saturday 30

Lymington XOD Autumn Series starts

R Lymington YC


Wednesday 4 – Saturday 28

Lymington XOD Autumn Series, Weds and Sats

R Lymington YC


Saturday 25

AGM and Prize Giving, 11am, R Southampton YC


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