Category Archives: Gear

Old article about buying a used 505

I wrote this a while ago.  Perhaps it might be useful. Dave Adams Used505CheckList

Posted in Gear | Comments Off on Old article about buying a used 505

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

Posted in Gear | Comments Off on Kitsilano Clincher

Lazy Guy Photos

Here is a bunch of photos taken of Ethan Bixby’s Lazy guy system

Posted in Gear | Tagged | Comments Off on Lazy Guy Photos

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

Posted in Gear | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Building a blank to a fully functional mast – Shop Notes

505 Rebuild Project: Lindsay CAN 8442

Starting in the fall of 2005, I decided that I wanted to make some major changes to my 505. This boat is a so-called “plastic Lindsay”, one of only 5 of these boats. As such it is a bit unique, … Continue reading

Posted in Gear | Comments Off on 505 Rebuild Project: Lindsay CAN 8442

505 Double Pole Conversion Kit

CCI are pleased to offer a conversion kit for the 505 to double spinnaker pole. This kit is intended for converting existing 505 single pole systems to a high performance proven double pole solution. With the allowance for carbon spinnaker … Continue reading

Posted in Gear | Tagged | Comments Off on 505 Double Pole Conversion Kit