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.
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.
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.
to the port of Halmstad.
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.
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