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The International 505 is a fast, fun and exciting two-person, high-performance trapeze sailing dinghy, raced in over 18 countries on 5 continents.

Size: 5.05 metres long, 2 metres wide, weighing approx 127 kilograms
Sails: 13.6 square metres (extra sail called spinnaker is 23.2 square metres)

Number of sailors: 2
Weight of sailor(s): ideally between 120 and 200 kilograms (if racing)

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