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Notes from the 2018 Kingston Training Camp

505-Training-Camp-Notes Videos from the Kingston training camp

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505 Sailing in Kingston is Back!

After a long drought of 505 sailing in Kingston, it simply got too much for us and folks picked a date and decided to meet at KYC and go sailing together. Sure, we had to get formal about it and … Continue reading

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2014 NOR – 505 Canadians

Please see attached for the 2014 Canadians 2014 5o5 Canadian Championships NOR

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2012 Canadian Championships – Regatta Report

I’d be surprised if results appeared anywhere on the web since I saw that the results were hand-written. It was a light air regatta, very little trapezing, only for brief moments here and there. Only one race on Saturday, the … Continue reading

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Official Flag

You know, we have never put up the official flag.  Here it is.  Use it if you want.  

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Kitsilano Clincher

It is funny when I travel from fleet to fleet you notice a real commonality in the way all the fleet members rig their boats. Thinking about it in a more macro level, I always found it weird when the … Continue reading

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And the winner of the 2010 Canadian Championships!! Ah…Americans.

2010 505 Canadian Championships Kingston Ontario Regatta Report Wind, Sunshine, More Wind, Swimming, Blood, Broken Gear and Smiles….that sums up the weekend for the 2010 Canadian Championships. We have all gone to Kingston for three day regattas and it is … Continue reading

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Building a blank to a fully functional mast – Shop Notes

Making a 505 mast (Proctor D, older generation epoxy Rondar with P&B sails – loose foot, pole launcher, spin launcher) Well, it is something that you hope never to have to do, but chances are that while we remain with … Continue reading

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Discussion of Rule 5.8

The rules that govern sailing weight of the 505, and the measurement of, are detailed in rule 5.8. While I appreciate the importance of these rules and the need for a level playing field, I believe there are some serious … Continue reading

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Sailing 505s with Light Crew

10 years ago my wife and I decided to get into sailing and we scanned the classes looking for a boat. We read about the 505 and all its attractive qualities and it all looked good until we came across … Continue reading

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