FAQs for Sailors

Driving Directions & Traffic Regulations

The Address

 Soling 22, 24159 Kiel-Schilksee

Traffic regulations are crucial for a smooth event

All regatta participants are requested to observe the special traffic regulations in and around the Kiel-Schilksee Olympic Center. Compliance is necessary

a) in order to receive the large number of boats coming to the Kiel Week
b) to keep the entrances to the harbour clear for ambulances, fire trucks, and police cars.

Non-compliance may call for enforcement by the police. Please note the details in the information sheet which you will receive at the entrance to the Olympic Centre or at the Race Office.

Opening hours of the harbour

The harbour may be entered by automobile during the following times:

• Friday, 15. June 08:00 - 24:00
• Saturday, 16. June 06:00 - 12:00
• Tuesday, 19. June 12:00 - 24:00
• Wednesday, 20. June 06:00 - 24:00
• Thursday, 21. June 06:00 - 12:00
• Sunday, 24. June 08:00 - 20:00

 

Temporary Access to the Harbour:
You may temporarily enter the marina by paying a deposit of 50 € valid for one (1) hour. The deposit will be returned at the exit after having left the harbour area on time.

Special regulations

During Kiel Week, altered traffic regulations will apply in the Kiel-Schilksee Olympic Centre area. All participants are urgently requested to observe the traffic signs when approaching Kiel-Schilksee and to cooperate with the police and the Organising Authority.

Further instructions will be given at the entrance to the harbour area.

It is not permitted to leave cars or boat trailers in the harbour area or launching ramps for centreboard yachts. The harbour area is closed for all vehicles at night.

Parking

Sufficient parking spots for cars are available near the Kiel-Schilksee Olympic Sailing Centre. Please follow the road signs to the public parking areas. Parking alongside Fördestraße is forbidden and cars will be towed away.

During Kiel Week, there will be the special parking space "Parkplatz Tempest" and "Salzwiesenweg". Please park your car there. The Audi Shuttle Service will transport you to the harbour area. Keelboat trailers will be parked in a special space. At the Regatta Info and Service you will receive a plan showing where your trailer has been parked.

cranes

Keelboats arriving by trailer may be launched and hauled out with their own connection wire by the cranes in the Kiel-Schilksee Olympic Centre only. During the event a craning fee for one launching and one haul-out is covered with the Entry Fee.

Boats may also stay or be craned in the harbour of Strande. Arising fees have to be paid by the owners and will not be refunded by the Organising Authority.

Crane Times:

 

Are from 08:00 - 18:00 every day except:

  • Friday, 15. June 08:00 - 20:00
  • Tuesday, 29. June 08:00 - 20:00
  • Wednesday, 20. June 08:00 - 20:00
Motorboats

The Organising Authority draws attention to the fact that the responsible drivers of rubber- or other motorboats have to have the German “Sportbootführerschein See” or an equivalent powerboat license of his home country (e.g. RYA level 2 powerboat or international certificate of compliance).

The legal speed limit in Strande Bay is 10 knots.



The most important addresses and contacts for sailors

Sailing
North Sails

Coach boat:
Lava Marine GmbH
Raiffeisenstr. 38, 33175 Bad Lippspringe
+49 52 52 97 0756




Laser and coach boat:
Ziegelmayer Handelsgesellschaft mbH
Kaemmererufer 24, 22303 Hamburg
+49 40 31 81 3001

www.sail-laser.de



49er and coach boat:
Segelsport Jess
Birkensee, 24340 Eckernförde
+49 43 51 8 72 37

Skype: segeljess

 

Hansa 303:
HANSA SAILING BV
Zeewolde
The Netherlands
+31 64 60 0 4363

www.HansaSailing.nl

 

These companies have presses, with which to open terminals. 

  • Gerd Eiermann: Service, replacement parts and accessories during Kiel Week
    We are on site and on the water for you to assist you! Riggs and replacement parts for Laser, 420, 470

    Contact:
    www.eiermann.de
    Service Hotline: +49 172 252 4466

Can be found in the Vaasahalle and in sanitary buildings in the north harbour. Chips for showers can be bought from the harbour master, as well as at the camping site.


Please contact the harbourmaster of Kiel-Schilksee for this service

 

Organisation
Camping Kiel Week

We would like to kindly ask you to book accommodation yourself.

Tourist Information Kiel:

Andreas-Gayk-Straße 31, 24103 Kiel
+49 431 679 100

www.kiel-sailing-city.de

or

Tourist Information Strande:
 
Strandstraße 12, 24229 Strande
+49 434 92 90

www.strande.de

A camping site for tents and caravans is available north of the Kiel-Schilksee Olympic Sailing Centre. A reservation in advance is neither possible or necessary!

Contact:
Firma Witt-Wohnmobile, Mr. K. Witt


Fees for tents:
Small, for one person 6.00 € per night
Medium, for 2 or more persons 12.00 € per night
Big, for 5 or more persons 18.00 € per night
Marquees on request

Fees for awnings:
Buses and vans 6.50 € per night
Mobile homes 8.00 € per night

Fees for mobile homes:
Caravan and mobile homes (length incl. towing bar) 1.75 €/m per night.

Fee for electricity:
3.50 € per night

First Aid Station: in the south harbour area Kiel-Schilksee

Local G.P.:
Dr. med. Gisela Reimann
Schilkseer Str. 182
24159 Kiel-Schilksee
+49 431 37 31 37

Opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 8 -11 a.m.
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 4 - 6 p.m.

In addition to this, a motorboat with an emergency doctor will be cruising on the regatta areas and can be radioed from any boat of the regatta-organisation (code flag "white with RC").
 

Ambulance:

From Kiel and Kiel-Schilksee: emergency call 112
In areas outside of Kiel  +49 431 19222

General Information
Vaasahalle

A temporary ATM machine will be situated in the harbour area for Kiel Week.  You will find the machine in front of the entrance to the Vaasahalle.

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 8 a.m. -6 p.m., Sat 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Telephone hotline: +49 1802 33 33


Further Kiel Week programmes with cultural events,  facts about Kiel, transportation information and further information about the regattas can be found in the Regatta-Info and Service, as well as under: 

www.kieler-woche.de/programm
www.kieler-woche.de/service


There is a service and exhibition centre installed onsite in Kiel-Schilksee in the Vaasahalle- here, a selection of companies offer their services and products.