National Solo

National Solo

3 Seasons

The National Solo is a classic, one-design, single handed dinghy. Designed by Jack Holt in 1956, the Solo remains a popular dinghy, sailed at many clubs in the UK, Holland and Australia.

Originally designed in wood, competitive boats are now widely available in Foam Reinforced Plastic (FRP) or composite construction (FRP hull and wood deck) as well as wood.

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National Solo
  • Datchet Flyer 2015 - Day 1

    Episode 1

    First day of the Datchet Flyer - wild conditions and only one race completed. Over 75 boats went out and survival was the key. Many of the UK's top sailors were on the water competing including Nick Craig, Charlie Cumbley, Ben McGrane and Tom Gillard to name a few. The Datchet Flyer is second reg...

  • Datchet Flyer 2015 - Day 2

    Episode 2

    The tale of two very different conditions at the Datchet Flyers (part of the GJW Direct Sailjuice Winter Series). After Day One with winds up to 35 knots, Day Two is light and tactical with 2nd Race - Handicap and 3rd Race - Pursuit. Filmed on location at Datchet Water Sailing Club in front of Wi...