The best sailors in the world who sail on 505 dinghies will show up in Gdynia. The 505 boat is a high-performance, two-person dinghy. This class requires a fair amount of sailing skills; it’s small weight together with the large surface of the sails (42sqm while sailing downwind) enables this boat reach great speed, especially with strong winds. For the last 10 years the 505 has been steadily gaining popularity, at present it is the most popular non-olympic racing class in Poland. This is the first time 505 World Championship is held in Poland. Sailors from Germany, Australia, France, Finland, Canada, USA, Denmark, Sweden and Great Britain are expected.