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505

The International 505 is a fast, fun and exciting two-person, high-performance trapeze sailing dinghy, raced in over 18 countries on 5 continents.

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Show news Gilbert & McGrane's 505 wins the Draycote Dash
Opening event of the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series
Posted on 23 Nov
Interview with Hyde Sails' Ben McGrane
A life-long sailor and champion at national and world level in many classes
Posted on 29 Oct
505 Euro Cup 2021 Round 4
Epic Hayling Bay conditions
Posted on 5 Oct
Glide in, take off, fly - swim
Dream conditions on the second day of racing at Kieler Woche regatta
Posted on 6 Sep
Salcombe YC Bucket and Spade Series race 3
Some of the very enthusiastic handicap fleet were too keen to start with
Posted on 15 Aug
Young sailing talents are rushing to Kiel Week
Organisers optimistic for September's event
Posted on 23 Jul
505 UK Nationals at the WPNSA
Event plagued by light winds, result goes down to the wire
Posted on 21 Jul
International 5O5 World Championship 2021 update
What a difference another month makes
Posted on 18 May
International 5-05 Day - 5th May
Celebrating the 60+ years of history and community
Posted on 3 May
The John Westell Centenary pt.5
FiveOs, fast multi-hulls and faster cars!
Posted on 9 Apr
505 World Championships return to Cork in 2022
More than 120 crews from over 15 nations are expected to descend on the village of Crosshaven
Posted on 19 Mar
The John Westell Centenary pt.4
Happy One Hundred to John Westell
Posted on 11 Mar
Seven Dinghies for Seven Decades
Watch Dougal Henshall's RYA Dinghy Show talk!
Posted on 2 Mar
5O5 UK Nationals and Europeans announcement
The 5O5s are set for a return to the stunning Dorset coast
Posted on 20 Feb
The John Westell Centenary pt.3
A crown made for sailing: The action out afloat and ashore hots up
Posted on 18 Feb
The John Westell Centenary pt.2: An eye for design
How his love of speed in dinghies would become increasingly strong factors behind his thinking
Posted on 1 Feb
Interview with Vendée Globe sailor Boris Herrmann
Christophe Favreau interviews the star about his 5O5 sailing and the Vendée Globe
Posted on 29 Jan
5O5 Europeans to be hosted in Weymouth this July
A welcome major open event for sailors from around the world
Posted on 19 Jan
NoR released for 2021 505 Worlds in Bemuda
The event is expected to attract competitors from around the world
Posted on 8 Jan
Jack Knights - Witty Wise Man
Sailing lost the sailor, innovator, journalist 40 years ago
Posted on 7 Jan
The John Westell Centenary pt.1: The early years
Exe marks the spot for Dougal Henshall!
Posted on 3 Jan
The winningest Wise Man
Charles Currey, an incredible sailor and a clever and insightful innovator
Posted on 18 Dec 2020
Adrian Finglas - unending smile and passion
After all these years, and the number of times I've written his name, you still simply type in, Aidz
Posted on 14 Dec 2020
The John Westell Centenary
Dougal Henshall gives us an introduction to the upcoming video series!
Posted on 20 Nov 2020
Hot Wood...
Dougal Henshall charts the success of Fairey Marine's moulded dinghies
Posted on 13 Nov 2020
Crafty Keith - The definition of 'Legend'
Contender and 505 World Champion gracefully retires
Posted on 15 Sep 2020
Kieler Woche day 4 dinghy report
New record set by Wolfgang Hunger winning 23rd title
Posted on 9 Sep 2020
Kieler Woche day 3 dinghy report
Polish youngsters dominate in the 420
Posted on 8 Sep 2020
Kieler Woche day 2
Many things are different but you can rely on the wind
Posted on 7 Sep 2020
Kiel Week 2020: Thrilling duels, large fields
Wolfgang Hunger aiming for his 23rd Kieler Woche win
Posted on 15 Aug 2020
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