AOD No.23 Fully Planked

Chris Brown’s AOD is taking shape at Pete William’s yard in Bodinnick. AOD No.23 has reached the the fully planked stage with ribs, the thwarts and centre plate box come next, Pete is hoping to finish build in the next couple of weeks. A keen eyed observer has noted that the Sea View One Design … Read more

New Year, New Axe One Design

Chris Brown of Ashlett Creek has placed an order for a new AOD with Peter Williams at Bodinnick, Fowey. Launching of No.23 is planned for early summer. Locally, Paul and his son Alex Mears (Axmouth boat builders) have made a start on building an AOD, the stem and transom have been cut in preparation for … Read more

2008 A.O.D. activity

The following round-up appears in the latest Axe Yacht Club (AYC) newsletter. 2008, what can one say? A season to be remembered for all the wrong reasons! The River Race programme suffered as much as any of the other AYC events. Just three of the programmed eight races were sailed, now that the evenings are … Read more

The Last River Race of 2008

On an unusually warm and pleasant evening by the standards of this summer’s weather, the last river race of the year took place on the Axe last night, and five of the Axe One Designs were sailing. There was very little wind. The first (and only!) boat across the finishing line was original Axe One … Read more