Welcome to the Int 505 World Championships 13-22 of August 2020,
in Torekov Sweden.

Sailing Båstad and the Swedish 505 Class Association are proud to invite all 505 sailors around the world to Torekov and the Int. 505 World Championships 2020.

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. Båstad municipality has 15 000 permanent inhabitants. In summer the population grows to more than 50 000 people.

We offer 505 sailors • fantastic sailing conditions, and recognised by many sailors as one of the best arenas in Europe 

• Race area directly outside the harbor. • A narrow village, with friendly atmosphere, which is easy to access.

ACCOMODATION 

Torekov/Båstad can offer a big variety of accommodations, all depending of individual preferences of standard and prices. Book as early as possible, the village is busy in summer. Please contact https://www.torekov.se/bo/ for more information about accommodation possibilities.

ACCESS 

Hamburg-Torekov 480 km. Malmö-Torekov 113 km. Gothenburg-Torekov 170 km. Stockholm-Torekov 520 km. 

Ferries from Poland and Germany to Ystad (165 km) and Trelleborg(144 km). 

Major international airport is Copenhagen, easy accessible via hourly direct trains to Båstad. Takes 2 hours.

CONTAINERS 

to the port of Halmstad.

ACTIVITIES 

The Torekov/Båstad area offers many activities. The bay has long sandy beaches for swimming and water sports. Golf is popular, with more than 20 courses within 1 hour drive. The hills and forests around Torekov are perfect for outdoor activities.

PROGRAM PRELIMINARY

13 August Thursday   Measurements + registrations
14               Friday         SWE 505 Cup & Pre-Worlds
15               Saturday     SWE 505 Cup & Pre worlds
16               Sunday        Measurements + registrations + opening ceremony
17               Monday       Race day 1
18               Tuesday       Race day 2 + annual AGM-meeting
19               Wednesday Race day 3 + mid-week party
20               Thursday    Lay day
21               Friday          Race day 4
22              Saturday     Race day 5 + prize giving & regatta party

HELPFUL WEBSITES

www.505worlds2020.com
www.torekov.se
www.torekovhotel.se
www.hovshallar.se
www.hotelrivierastrand.se
www.hotelskansen.se
www.bastad.com
www.visitskane.com 
www.svensksegling.se

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Pekko Svensson +46-706-47 80 47. pekko@sailingbastad.se
Hans Ramne +46-708-18 99 19. hramne@me.com
Tomas Franzen +46-730-69 79 09. 1franzn@telia.com