International 505




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One-Design Class Type: Dinghy

Was this boat built to be sailed by youth or adults? Adult

Approximately how many class members do you have? 100

About International 505

The 5O5 is a double-handed boat that incorporates a lightweight, high-performance hull design with a powerful sail plan and one trapeze. The boat is unique in that it has outstanding performance in all conditions. In light air, it is quick and responsive, and in the breeze, it just goes faster.


Boats Produced: 9300

Class boat builder(s):

Duvoisin, Freemantle / XSP, Ovington Boats, Parker (G.W Parker & Sons), BlueBlue 505, Rondar Raceboats Ltd., Van Munster, Young Marine Services (YMS)

Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? 200

Where is your One-Design class typically sailed in the USA? List regions of the country:

East Coast, West Coast

Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? Yes

Ideal combined weight of range of crew:  375 lbs

Boat Designed in 1955

Beam: 6’2″

Weight of rigged boat without sails: 281 lbs

Draft: 4’9″

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