Tag: Kieler Woche

  • Kieler Woche 2020: Medal shine in the women’s classes

    Kieler Woche 2020: Medal shine in the women’s classes

    Gold, Silver, Bronze — the complete set of medals of the Olympic Games in front of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) shines at the Kieler Woche 2020 (September 5-13) in the Olympic one-handed class Laser Radial. The 2016 Olympic champion, four-time and reigning World Champion Marit Bouwmeester from the Netherlands will meet Annalise Murphy (Ireland/Silver) and […]

  • Laser sailor Philipp Buhl wins his fifth Kieler Woche Titel by a singel point

    Laser sailor Philipp Buhl wins his fifth Kieler Woche Titel by a singel point

    Kiel’s own top talent, Laser sailor Philipp Buhl won gold at the Sailing World Cup in Marseille two weeks ago by less than a metre. Today Buhl beat his British rival by a single point after a nailbiting race to the finish. The final day of Kieler Woche brought plenty of drama as multiple Medal […]

  • A four seasons day in Kiel Week

    A four seasons day in Kiel Week

    Day 6 of Kieler Woche brought a bit of everything all at once. The weather was all over the place, making life extremely challenging not just for the sailors but for the race officers and their crews. “If it was less than a 45-degree wind shift, it wasn’t worth tacking,” joked Will Ryan, crewing for […]

  • Kieler Woche sees Danes dominate women’s racing

    Kieler Woche sees Danes dominate women’s racing

    It was a champagne sailing day in Kiel, and the Royal Danish Yacht Club runs away with the first ever Women’s Sailing Champions League. The Royal Danish Yacht Club (KDY) won 14 of their 20 heats in the J/70s to win the regatta ahead of fellow Danes, Hellerup Sejlklub. The Danes dominated the first ever […]

  • Danes dominate Day 1 of Women’s Sailing Champions League at Kieler Woche

    Danes dominate Day 1 of Women’s Sailing Champions League at Kieler Woche

    Sailing events don’t come any bigger than Kieler Woche, Germany’s legendary regatta which this year plays host to host more than 4,000 sailors from 60 nations, competing in more than 1,900 sailing boats. However, day one of the regatta was dogged by bad weather after the heavens opened over the numerous race courses and played […]

  • Kieler Woche: more than 1.900 boats registered

    Kieler Woche: more than 1.900 boats registered

    The Kiel Week once more offers the whole spectrum of the sailing sport from 16. until 24. June. Moorings are reaching their capacity limits. “All in all we are talking about a record number of 1900 registered boats from about 60 nations. This is great”, said the Head of Organization of the Kiel Week Regattas, […]

  • Dream start for the Kieler Woche

    Dream start for the Kieler Woche

    A ful program for the first day of the international boat classes at the Kieler Woche. Head of Organisation Dirk Ramhorst could look back at an opening day after five hours, which is really random indeed. Despite the late start, all 14 classes did sail the planned races. And on top of that, 18 crews […]