505 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of 505. Built by Fairey Marine Ltd and designed by John Westell, the boat was first built in 1954. It has a hull type of Centerboard Dinghy and LOA is 5.03. Its sail area/displacement ratio 65.49. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on undefined.

505 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about 505 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:5.03 m / 16.50 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Centerboard Dinghy
S.A. (reported):16.26 m2 / 175.02 ft2
Draft (max):1.42 m / 4.66 ft
Displacement:127 kg / 279.99 lbs
# Built:9100
Designers:John Westell
LWL:4.57 m / 14.99 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:2.47
Capsize Screening Formula:3.78


Builders:Fairey Marine Ltd
Designers:John Westell


Who designed the 505?

505 was designed by John Westell.

Who builds 505?

505 is built by Fairey Marine Ltd.

When was 505 first built?

505 was first built in 1954.

How long is 505?

505 is 4.57 m in length.

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