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2020 International 5O5 World Championship in Torekov, Sweden - Preview

by Michael Quirk 2 Feb 02:42 PST 13-22 August 2020
International 505 World Championships © Christophe Favreau

The local businesses in Torekov are all pulling together in support of the upcoming 5O5 World Championship.

Accommodation providers are holding open reservations for anyone competing in or associated with the Event. After 21st February these hotels will be opening their bookings to other holiday makers and it will be a busy time.

So don't miss out and book soon.

For details on accommodation options in and around Torekov, visit here

Torekov is located on the west coast, in the southern part of Sweden. Torekov is a popular summer resort, sandy beaches, great sailing and a village full of different activities. The wider BĂ„stad municipality has 15 000 permanent inhabitants. In summer the population grows to more than 50 000 people. The bay has fantastic sailing conditions and is recognised by many sailors as one of the best sailing arenas in Europe.

Over 150 boats are expected for the event from all over the world. As usual for the big 5O5 events, the competition will be hot as many of the world's best dinghy sailors will be contesting for the coverted crown. Many say the hardest World sailing event to win.

The racing kicks off on 14th August with a two day Pre-World event followed by the main regatta of 9 heats over 6 days finishing on the 22nd August.

Further information for competitors, spectators, sponsors and partners can be found on the International 5O5 Event website here.

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