double-handed sailing dinghy / regatta / symmetric spinnaker / single-trapeze
symmetric spinnaker, single-trapeze
Sailing dinghy class:
5.05 m (16'06")
Although designed and introduced in 1953, the 505 is still accepted as one of the most successful and attractive designs with over 9000 craft registered worldwide. Unhindered by selection for the Olympics, the Class has grown steadily to become the premier quality two man racing machine. Backed by an active UK and World Class Association, sailors can enjoy outstanding racing at every level from club to World Championships. Fleets are found at most major sailing venues.