Historic IOD Class Finds Stability and Support

IOD Worlds hosted by Fishers Island Yacht Club in September 2013.

By sailingscuttlebutt.com
Published February 14, 2017

The International One-Design class celebrates 80 years of continuous active boat racing in 2017, and with this anniversary comes a new status. At the 2016 Annual Conference of World Sailing in Barcelona, a 39-0 vote of the Board sealed the re-acceptance of the IOD Class at World Sailing.

The International One-Design class celebrates 80 years of continuous active boat racing in 2017, and with this anniversary comes a new status. At the 2016 Annual Conference of World Sailing in Barcelona, a 39-0 vote of the Board sealed the re-acceptance of the IOD Class at World Sailing.

This move returns the class to being designated as a World Sailing Class Association, a status that comes with perks and strings attached. But as this IOD class report details, the class sees the relationship as a win-win.

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