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Solo

  • Designer

    Jack Holt

  • Manufacturer

    Butler Boats

  • Design year

    1956

The National Solo class is a racing dinghy designed by Jack Holt in 1956. The Solo is sailed in the United Kingdom, Holland and Australia. Originally designed in wood, competitive boats are now widely available in Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) or composite construction (FRP hull and wood deck) as well as wood.

Build / Config

  • Vessel type

    Dinghy

  • Hull type

    Monohull

  • Rig type

    Keel stepped, stayed mast

  • Construction

    Wood & GRP

Ratings / Handicaps

  • Portsmouth

    1142

  • Number of crew

    1 (typical)

Dimensions

  • Length (overall)

    3.78m

  • Beam

    1.55m

  • Draught

    1.07m

  • Mast

    5.97m

  • Displacement

    70.0 kg

Sails

  • Sail area (total)

    8 m2

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