AODs return to Bosham Classic Boat Revival 2019

Over the weekend of 5/6th September Bosham Sailing Club held its annual Classic Boat Revival, a five-race regatta. This year four AODs took part in attendance with their support boat Walkabout III. Once again B.S.C. managed to provide perfect conditions in Chichester Harbour, with moderate north-westerlies on the Saturday and lighter northerlies on the Sunday. … Read moreAODs return to Bosham Classic Boat Revival 2019

Axe One Design Regatta – 66th Anniversary

Having previously celebrated the AOD regattas on a five yearly basis, last year it was decided to the run the regatta annually. The weekend of 14th-16th June was chosen, with high expectations of good weather. The two previous (60th & 65th) had been run in late July, both incurred un-seasonally strong south-westerlies curtailing any sailing … Read moreAxe One Design Regatta – 66th Anniversary

AOD awarded Bosham Classic Boat Revival Concours d’Elegance 2018

The weekend of 1st/2nd September provided ideal conditions for the Bosham Classic Boat Revival regatta, a light/moderate south easterly,  with factor 50 wall to wall sunshine, perfect sailing conditions for traditional dinghies. This was the first time that the AODs had ventured east to this classic regatta. No.1 Whimbrel and No.6 Swallow were towed around by sea … Read moreAOD awarded Bosham Classic Boat Revival Concours d’Elegance 2018

AOD 65th Anniversary Regatta 27th – 29th July 2018

The last weekend of July saw all eight AODs gather on the Axe estuary for the 65th Anniversary Regatta. Expectations were high, with a full programme of activities both on the estuary and the sea – especially since the summer has proved to be an exceptionally settled one. Unfortunately the 27th – 29th July proved … Read moreAOD 65th Anniversary Regatta 27th – 29th July 2018