The SAP 505 World Championship 2018 that ended on Friday, 27th, July, turned out as great success especially as far as organization is concerned. The regatta included almost 130 boats from 14 countries. It was the Polish Yachting Association, The City of Gdynia and naturally Polish 505 Class Association that organised the event.

The World Championship of the 505 Class – SAP 505 Worlds 2018 held in Gdynia was a great organizational success. Exactly 127 crews from 14 countries arrived at Gdynia, often with families and friends. The 505 World Champions 2018 became Lutz Stengeland Holger Jess from Germany. As far as the Polish teams are concerned, Jakub Pawluk together with Marcin Józefowski came as the 39th team overall.

The organizers of the races have been receiving plenty of feedback and congratulations as the event was delivered according to the highest, world standards. The sailors fell in love with Gdynia, Poland, and the event itself.

Upon arrival at the Race Office, the sailors were met by a qualified staff both at the office and the marina. And exactly there did the sailors find the regatta village, boat park, several shopping tents and an area to chill and relax. There were sailmakers – Narwal – with the right equipment to repair torn sails, sail equipment and clothing at Sailovnia or Marine Works, Code Zero with great accessories made of sailcloth as well as White Wood, responsible for sailors’ accommodation.

The first days were assigned for the obligatory measurements of all the boats. Any world championship needs to include such procedures. The Measurement Committee working at the dedicated warehouse had to test the weight of the yachts that cannot be greater than 127,4 kg of the hull, mast, booms and th