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You'll find everything here that you need to know about the exciting singlehanded Solution dinghy. Made by world-class builder Ovingtons it provides a rewarding ride for experienced and aspiring club sailors. The Class Association is run independently by its members. The Solution is now 10 years old and has established itself as a great boat with a friendly and sociable open circuit.

Solutions at Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club

Leigh & Lowton

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

Solutions 10th birthday

Dinghy Show Celebrations

The Solution's 10 birthday celebrations at the Dinghy Show. Full Details

Dinghy Show news: the PY remains at 1090 for 2016

Solutions at Bala Sailing Club

Bala Harken Inlands 2015

Great Racing and great Snowdonia scenery
Full report and pictures

Felpham Sailing Club

Felpham Harken 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

Sponsored by Harken. 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

Open Meetings

Next Event:

Llandudno 10th Solution Nationals
3rd and 4th June Pre Enter Now!

Results, Reports and Pictures

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Demo Sail

Why not try a Solution for yourself and see what you're missing. Contact Nathan Batchelor on 07738 984 826 or

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We've a Facebook "Solution Class Association" Group, so come and join in the friendly banter

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Support your Class

Join the SCA; get the full tuning guide and much more.

Solution Clothing

Wave Clothing can provide T-Shirts, Hoodies, fleeces etc with the Solution fish logo on the front and an optional Solution image on the back.

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.