Examples from the Web for solent
And all the Solent was dotted with sails, the snowy sails of great yachts and the cinnamon sails of small ones.The Wind Bloweth|Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
The year 1887 was a turning point in small yacht racing on the Solent, as elsewhere.Yachting Vol. 1|Various.
Were it as heavy as she imagined, it must have dropped into the Solent several yards from the vessel.The Message|Louis Tracy
She went away to Hampshire, to the house of an old friend—a lovely place on the shore of the Solent.The House by the River|A. P. Herbert
Then we cut across the Solent towards Southsea, watching the weird evolutions of a 35-knot torpedo-boat.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young