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Solutions at Pembrokeshire Yacht Club

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Next Event:

Northampton 14th,15th & 16th June 2024


2024 Results, Reports & Pictures

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Welcome !!

You'll find everything here that you need to know about the exciting singlehanded Solution dinghy. It provides a rewarding ride for experienced and aspiring club sailors. The Class Association is run independently by its members. The Solution is now over 15 years old and has established itself as a great boat with a friendly and sociable open circuit.

Felpham Nationals 2024

Sunshine, strong winds, cake and great hospitality
Full report and Pictures

Lee On Solent Sailing Club

Lee On Solent Nationals 2023

30 knot gusts, lots of capsizes and cake
Full report, Video and Pictures

Felpham Sailing Club

Felpham 2023

Blazing Sunshine and light winds
Full report and Pictures

2022 Prize winners

Leigh & Lowton Inlands 2022

Close racing to end the 2022 travellers series
Full report and Pictures

Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Sailing Club

Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Nationals 2021

A great line up of Solutions from the oldest boat to the newest boat, at a great location with superb racing
Full report and Pictures

Glossop Sailing Club

Glossop Inlands 2020

Close racing at the only event of the year
Full report and Pictures

Northampton Sailing Club

Northampton 2019

A Stormy Saturday, fireworks and close racing
Full report and Pictures

Bala Sailing Club

Bala Inlands 2019

Close racing in a stunning location
Full report and Pictures

Llandudno Sailing Club

Llandudno 2019

Storm Hannah, close racing and tubing
Full report and Pictures

Burghfield Sailing Club

Burghfield 2019

Close Racing to kickstart the season
Full report and Pictures

Pembrokeshire Yacht Club

Pembrokeshire Nationals 2018

Great racing sponsored by Bainbridge International
Full report and Pictures

Felpham Sailing Club

Felpham 2018

Great Racing at Felpham's regatta weekend
Full report and Pictures

Grafham Sailing Club

Grafham 2017

Light winds at the Ovington Champs
Full report and Pictures

Chase 2017

Close sailing in a great mix of conditions. Kevin does just enough in the light winds to take the win Full report

Hykeham 2017

Local boy Sam shows how it's done in light and shifty winds Full report

Gunfleet Sailing Club

Gunfleet Nationals 2017

Glorious sunshine and a mix of wind conditions.
Full report and Pictures

Bala Sailing Club

Bala Inlands 2017

Christian Smart shows the way to make it a hat-trick of inlands.
Full Report and Pictures

Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club

Leigh & Lowton 2017

April sunshine gets Paul Nix off to a great head start in the travellers series.
Full report and Pictures

2016 Inlands at Chase SC

15 boats had close racing, in the autumn sunshine and showers, with a light southerly on Saturday, followed by a bit more wind and big shifts on Sunday and a great curry evening in between.
Full report

Oxford 2016

7 Solutions and 6 Lightenings enjoyed a F4 plus lots of cake, especially Kevin who took the win.

Derwent Sailing Club

Derwent 2016

As part of Ovington's 40th anniversary regatta, the Solutions joined in the handicap racing and enjoyed the bands, beer and hog roast.
Full Report

Redoubt Sailing Club

Redoubt 2016

4 races in a building breeze on a gloriously sunny mid-summer day, with Jack taking the win.
Full report and Pictures

Christian Smart Prize Giving

2016 Nationals at Llandudno

Following a weekend of stunning weather at this lovely venue in North Wales, Christian Smart wins the 2016 Solution 10th Anniversary Nationals. The light winds on Saturday were replaced by a sea breeze on Sunday, giving something for everybody.
Full report and pictures

Solutions at Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club

Leigh & Lowton 2016

Cracking sailing in the April sunshine to open the 2016 Travellers Series Full report and pictures

Solutions 10th birthday

Dinghy Show 2016 Celebrations

The Solution's 10th birthday celebrations at the Dinghy Show. Full Details + PY remains at 1090

Solutions at Bala Sailing Club

Bala Inlands 2015

Great Racing and great Snowdonia scenery
Full report and pictures

Felpham Sailing Club

Felpham 2015 Nationals

Varied conditions and sunshine at a great sea venue Full report

Solutions at South Shields Sailing Club

South Shields 2015

Proper windy sea sailing ahead of the 2015 Nationals Full report and pictures

Solutions at Delph Sailing Club

Delph 2015

6 Solutions enjoy varied conditions on a lovely spring day Full report and pictures

Prize Giving

Grafham 2014

In a game of two halves with both strong and light winds, Christian Smart takes top spot at the Ovington Inlands, with Sam Davy second and Ross Prytherch third.

Solutions at Redditch Sailing Club

Redditch 2014

Following a closely fought battle, Kathryn triumphs in light winds
Full report and pictures

Solution Dinghy

Tynemouth Nationals 2014

Close competition in light winds gave 3 of the top 4 places to local sailors Nathan, Ian and Niall, with Sam splitting the pack in third. Full report and Pictures

Solution at Blithfield Sailing Club

Blithfield 2014

5 Solutions had a great Sunday sail with the Phantoms at Blithfield. The varied conditions proved to be the perfect warm up for the Nationals.
Full report and Pictures

Solutions at Bala Sailing Club

Bala Inlands 2014

It was the closest racing for a long time, with 8 of 13 boats scoring a top 3 result. However, in a mix of wet and very wet conditions, Nathan took the Ovington sponsored Solution Inlands.
Full report and pictures

Solutions at Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club

Leigh & Lowton 2014

20+ knots on Saturday certainly blew away the winter cobwebs, but despite John Morrison excelling in Sunday's lighter winds Kevin Clark held on to win.
Full report and pictures Youtube Video

Nathan Batchelor Interview


We caught up with 2012 National Champion Nathan Batchelor for some hints and tips.

Sam Davy Prize Giving

Sam Davy Wins 2013 Inlands and Travellers at Grafham

128 boats competed in the Ovington Inland Championships in the 29er, 49er, FX, Solution, Musto Skiff and Flying 15 fleets at Grafham over 16th & 17th November. In light winds, with 4 firsts from 6 races, Sam Davy secured his second Open victory of the season and with it took the 2013 Solution Travellers Series.
Full report and pictures

Andy Bayliss at Bala Sailing Club

Bala 2013 Nationals

Andy Bayliss wins the 2013 Solution Nationals at Bala with a string of 1st and 2nd places.
Full report and pictures

Solutions at Blithfield Sailing Club

Blithfield 2013

On the hottest day of the year the Solution fleet were rewarded after a patient wait with light wind racing at Blithfield.

Solutions at Hykeham Sailing Club

Hykeham 2013

Competitors enjoyed the friendly competition in warm and light winds at Hykeham in June.

Solutions at Delph Sailing Club

Delph 2013

Both new and familiar faces attended the first Open of the year, and competitors enjoyed very close racing on a bright and sunny April day.