Author Archives: DaveAdams

About DaveAdams

Creator of the Canadian 505 Class Association Website

2016 AGM Meeting Minutes

2016-agm-minutes

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What is a 505?

The 5O5 is a double-handed sailboat that incorporates a light weight, 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 … Continue reading

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Some rigging from the 2016 NAs

A bit crude but and low tech but here is one way to do the spin blocks and barber hauler.

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Squamish 2016 Canadians – Notice of Race

  Canadian Championships   2 and 3 July, 2016 Hosted by KYC and Canadian 5O5 fleet 1 at Squamish, BC NOTICE OF RACE (Incorporating Amendments 1 and 2) VENUE The Kitsilano Yacht Club and Canadian 5O5 Fleet 1, with support … Continue reading

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Philip Robert Alexander Tillman – June 30, 1933 – December 20, 2015

   Passed away peacefully on the evening of Sunday, December 20, 2015 which was 66 years to the day he began dating his gorgeous wife Maureen (nee Bevan). Phil crossed his final finish line; he was an incredible cyclist, competitive … Continue reading

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Cheap and good boat storage in Ottawa

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2015 Eastern Canadian Regatta Report

King Neptune decided to have some fun this weekend. On Friday, an easterly developed over Lake Ontario and persisted all day and through the night.  The fleet woke up Saturday morning to a warm sunny 15-18 knots and still from … Continue reading

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Pole Keeper – 8264

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Cynthia Debrisay and Chuck Hansen – 2015 Canadian Champions

No regatta report.  Just tight racing and no mistakes allowed because someone was on your ass all the time. Chuck and Cynthia rock.  No only did they sail the best but Charles drove across the country just to attend the … Continue reading

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Sailor’s Tailor – Final Product

I just ordered a new 505 top cover from Sailor’s Tailor.  The good news it fits!

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