The Solo is a single-handed light double chined hull with a stayed rig supporting a large fully-battened mainsail. Currently one of the most popular single handed racing dinghies in the UK, there are fleets across the UK and Holland and now Portugal and France.
The Class regularly gets 50-60 boats attending the National Super Series. The Solo became a RYA National Class in 1963.
|Connect with the class
Solo Class website
2018 National Championships entry
||Jack Holt in 1956
||Wood, GRP and composite
|Number of crew
||Stayed rig supporting a fully-battened mainsail
||RYA National Class, adopted in 1963
Solo class contacts
Chair: Will Loy
Class Secretary: Shaun Welsh
Technical Officer: Gordon Barclay
Rules & Measurement
Current Class Rules
How to obtain a Measurement Certificate
Find a Measurer
Solo National Champions
2017 Charlie Cumbley
2016 Andy Davis
2015 Charlie Cumbley
2014 Charlie Cumbley
2013 Charlie Cumbley
2012 Andy Davis
2011 Matt Howard
2010 Matt Howard
2009 Charlie Cumbley
2008 Charlie Cumbley
Boatyard at Beer, Unit 9, Fosseway Park, Harepath Road, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2WH. Tel: 01297 23434. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.theboatyardatbeer.com.
Gosling Dinghy Craft, Barnes Surges, Hatway Lane, Sidbury, Exeter, EX10 0QT. Tel: 01395 597 603. Email: email@example.com.
Ovington Boats, Tanners Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE 30 1HJ. Tel: 0191 257 6011. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.ovingtonboats.com.
Winder Boats, Kensington Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 1PW. Tel: 01535 604980. Email: email@example.com. Website: www.winderboats.com.
Wagstaff Dinghy Solutions/P&B, Unit 2, Garnett Street Industrial Estate, Garnett Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 9HB. Tel: 01604 592808. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.pinbax.com.
Find books for your course at the RYA Shop
Our handy guide shows the books & DVDs that go with your course!