From Kiel to the World

Even in its 136th year, Kieler Woche still plays a virtuoso performance on the keyboard of festivity: Kieler Woche is the largest summer festival in Northern Europe.

From 16 to 24 June, more than three million visitors from all over the world will be diving into the colourful and multi-facetted life of Kieler Woche.

Around 2.000 events in areas of culture, sailing, summer festival, entertainment, science, politics, industry and sport come together to form a maritime symphony. Visitors are promised nine days of high spirits in the far North.

The Event Calendar
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Kieler Woche Press Releases

Press release published June 19, 2018 Norway storms to 29er victory as Kieler Woche #1 concludes

25-knot winds delivered a barnstorming conclusion to the first half of Kieler Woche, as the international classes raced towards the climax of a thrilling regatta.

Press release published June 18, 2018 Day 3 of 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.

Press release published June 16, 2018 Danes dominate Day 1 of Women’s Sailing Champions League at Kieler Woche

The weather may have wreaked havoc with the racing schedule for day one of the world’s biggest sailing regatta, but the Danish crews in the first ever Women’s Sailing Champions League regatta found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow...

Press release published June 14, 2018 Para Sailing Championship with Kroeger and Kroker

Kiel host the Eurosaf Para Sailing Championships in 2018 was the logical consequence. From 20. until 24. June, the top European sailors will be participating in the second half of the Kiel Week (16. until 24 June.

Press release published June 13, 2018 Kiel Week App for participants

When will be the start for my boat class? How is the weather forecast for today’s race day? How are the results in my class? At this year’s Kiel Week, active sailors can for the first time find quick answers in the Kiel Week App.

Press release published June 11, 2018 Kiel Week record: More than 1.900 boats registered

From Kiel to Aarhus and Enoshima - German Sailing Team at the start - more trimarans, more safety, digital innovations

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