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European Championship 2011

The Italian 505 Association has opened a page on its website to provide some basic information to the many people interested in participating to the 2011 European Championship. Such page is just a temporary reference point, till a proper dedicated website will be opened.

Marco Giraldi

Winter Contest Regatta results


Winter Contest Regatta Results (Genoa Italy 7&14 Feb.2010)

For the first time in the history of this winter classic regatta, the 505 Class has been invited to participate to this event organized by Yacht Club Italiano (the most important Club in Italy).

189 boats were racing on the waters in front of Genoa representing Optimist, 420, 470, Laser and 505.


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Paris Yacht Show

French 5o5 Class will have a boat in exhibition at Paris Yacht Show from 5 to 13 of December.

It will enables the French 5o5 to promote the boat and the main events of next year among all sailors and passer by.

Focus will be set on the young national which will be held early september. This year it will be organized coupled with a championship dedicated to high schools and university sailors.

2012 Worlds in La Rochelle will also be in the spot.

The first week-end will be dedicated to the guests of the french 5o5 which is the belgium 5o5. The second week-end a reception to celebrate the best french team over the year 2009  will be hoisetd on the stand.

Obviously, any 5o5 hanging around at this time will be warmly welcomed!! So do not hesitate if you are in Paris!!

French 5o5 will be located Hall 1 stand E89.

About the 5O5

5O5 Regions

Click on a flag to go to either the country website or a local association contact person.

The 505

The 505 has

  • freedom in the rigging, internal layout and size and shape of the foils
  • no restrictions on the hull materials that can be used.
  • this has enabled the class to evolve and take advantage of many of the improvements in technology over the fifty years since it was first designed
  • Over nine thousand one hundred boats have been registered in the first fifty years of the class.

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