2020 World Championship – Bastad, Sweden

Welcome 

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

From 30th July 2020 to the 8th August 2020


Båstad is located on the west coast, in the southern part of Sweden. Båstad is a popular summer resort, especially well-known for tennis, sandy beaches, great sailing and a village full of different activities. Båstad municipality has 15 000 permanent inhabitants, of which 5 000 lives in Båstad village. 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 

Båstad can offer a big variety of accommodations, all depending of individual preferences of standard and prices. The 2 best hotels are Hotel Rivera Strand and Hotel Skansen, both located close to dingy park and the beaches, but there are also Båstad Hostel, Båstad Camping and private rooms to rent, and also close by the dingy park.

Book as early as possible, the village is busy in summer. Please contact www.bastad.com for more information about accommodation possibilities.

ACCESS 

Hamburg-Båstad 480 km. Malmö-Båstad 113 km. Gothenburg-Båstad 170 km. Stockholm-Båstad 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. Takes 2 hours.

CONTAINERS 

to the port of Halmstad.

ACTIVITIES 

The 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 Båstad are perfect for outdoor activities.

PROGRAM PRELIMINARY

30 July     Thursday   Measurements + registrations
31              Friday         SWE 505 Cup & Pre-Worlds
1 August  Saturday     SWE 505 Cup & Pre worlds
2               Sunday        Measurements + registrations + opening ceremony
3               Monday       Race day 1
4               Tuesday       Race day 2 + annual AGM-meeting
5               Wednesday Race day 3 + mid-week party
6               Thursday    Lay day
7               Friday          Race day 4
8               Saturday     Race day 5 + prize giving & regatta party

HELPFUL WEBSITES

www.int505.org
www.bastadhamn.se
www.hotelrivierastrand.se
www.hotelskansen.se
www.bastad.com
www.visitskane.com 
www.svensksegling.se

 

Please read our BID documents for 505 World Championships 2020