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    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.

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    Solo designer Jack Holt in 1956

    Hull material Wood, GRP and composite

    Length 3.78m
    Beam  1.55m
    Number of crew  1

    Sail area 8.36m sq 
    Rig  Stayed rig supporting a fully-battened mainsail

    Class status RYA National Class, adopted in 1963

    Solo class contacts

    Chair: Doug Latta 

    Class Secretary: Shaun Welsh

    Technical Officer: Nick Hornsby


    Rules & Measurement

    Current Class Rules

    Measurement Form

    How to obtain a Measurement Certificate

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    Solo National Champions

    2018 Charlie Cumbley

    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

    Solo builders

    Boatyard at Beer, Unit 9, Fosseway Park, Harepath Road, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2WH. Tel: 01297 23434. Email: Website:

    Gosling Dinghy Craft, Barnes Surges, Hatway Lane, Sidbury, Exeter, EX10 0QT. Tel: 01395 597 603. Email:

    Ovington Boats, Tanners Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE 30 1HJ. Tel: 0191 257 6011. Email: Website:

    Winder Boats, Kensington Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 1PW. Tel: 01535 604980. Email: Website:

    Wagstaff Dinghy Solutions/P&B, Unit 2, Garnett Street Industrial Estate, Garnett Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 9HB. Tel: 01604 592808. Email: Website:

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