In a day characterized by huge gusts, out-of-control runs, capsizes and wild wind shifts, Tina Lutz and Susan Beucke took complete control of the 49erFX fleet. The local favorites won…Read More
The final day is setting up beautifully with 18-22 knots forecast and puffs could be higher. Check out the full report here. Weather_04082017_engl_EURORead More
With the all-important Medal Race cutoff kicking in today for all three fleets at the 49er/49erFX/Nacra17 European Championship in Kiel, Germany, all pressure was on the ‘bubble’ teams to perform…Read More
Light and shifty winds continued today over Kiel Bay as Finals action began for the top of the Olympic 49er and 49erFX fleets, while the foiling Nacra 17 knocked off…Read More
High cloud with bright skies great us in Kiel this morning, as well as a calm bay. The forecast for the day is for 7-9 knots and steady most of…Read More
High pressure over the North Sea meant entirely new challenges for the 49erFX, 49er, and Nacra 17 fleets as the European Championship entered its third day today. A short postponement…Read More
Another sunny, bright, breezy day welcomed the combined Olympic fleets of Nacra 17, 49er, and 49erFX race boats today as the 2017 European Championship continued in Germany’s North Sea port…Read More
Strong but shifty winds of 10-25 knots across the Kieler Bucht provided a perfect start to the Olympic 49er and 49erFX European Championship today. Four Qualifying races in the men’s…Read More
Day 1 looks to be a fantastic day to kick off racing at the European Championship. It's three degrees warmer than yesterday, and mostly clear skies. Wind is currently 8-9…Read More
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Racing Area Hotel, 49erFX:
Racing Area India, 49er:
Racing Area Juliett, 49er:
Racing Area Echo, Nacra17:
Download the harbour plan for the Euros with all important information where your boats and trailers can stay during the event.Open file
Kiel-Schilksee Olympic Sailing Center hosted the 1972 Olympic Sailing Games. The facilities ashore are perfect for events of this dimension. Alongside sufficient space ashore, an 800 sqm sports hall for measurement and 800 berths. The Race Village will be located in the direct vicinity of the berth. In addition to a sail repair and marine shop in the harbor area, there is a boat repair at the Shipyard of Kiel Yacht Club 1.5 km north of the marina. Car and trailer parking, as well as camping facilities, are available in the harbor area close to the Race Village.
Sightseeing, shopping or just having a good summer time at the beach:
Check out the KIEL.SAILING CITY online GUIDE
The Kiel bay is known as one of the most versatile areas for sailing races in Germany. No influence of shoreline.The Kieler Yacht-Club can reflect upon a 125-year history and has always been involved in the organization of well-known sailing events.Besides the Kieler Woche, we were also able to host 2 Olympic sailing events and numerous World-, European- and Continental Championships.
NE 6%, E 14.9%, SE 11,6%, S 11.6%, SW 26.1%, W 15.2%, NW 9.8%, N 4.7%.
less than 1 knot 1.8%, 1-5.4 knots 9.8%, 5.4-10.8 knots 31.9%, 10.8-16.2 knots 29.7%, 16.2-21.6 knots 16.7%, 21.6-27 knots 9.1%, 27 knots and more 1.1%.
In average, August in Kiel offers medium wind speeds from a westerly direction and about 20 degrees Celsius with sunshine (6-8 hours per day in average).
(Source: Meeno Schrader, WetterWelt GmbH; Wetterkontor)
We are happy to help out with information. To avoid long distances between your housing and the event area please consider that the race office, boat park and camping site will be at the Schilksee Olympic Center, 24159 Kiel-Schilksee, Germany.
A camping site for tents and caravans is available north of the Kiel-Schilksee Olympic Sailing Center.
A reservation in advance is neither possible or necessary!