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Norddeutscher Regatta Verein wins the second round of the 1st National Sailing League – Strong winds only permit races in the Dyas and the Kielzugvögel classes on the Pötenitzer Wiek

07/22/2014 09:26:00

The wind picked up sharply and most sailors of the Travemuender Woche paused for breath. On the third day of sailing at one of the most fantastic regattas in the world, the wind was just too good for the athletes and organisers. With gusts of up to 30 knots and a wave of up to two and a half metres high in the Bay of Lübeck, the race director Walter Mielke decided at 1 p.m. to call off all further day races in nine out of eleven classes. Only the Dyas class started its International German Championship and the Kielzugvögel used the "indoor" race courses in the protected Pötenitzer Wiek. In addition, the 1st National Sailing League completed its final day of the second competition of the season on the SAP Media Race Course.

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weather report July 22

07/22/2014 07:12:00

- Big picture did not change significantly - High pressure is continueing to determine the weather - Due to the move of the systems the gradient wind is more from the left this morning already and the very strong gusts from yesterday will not be present - The gradient wind will get support by sea breeze during the day

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First anniversary TW winners named – Glorious weather attracts around 290,000 visitors on the first TW weekend

07/21/2014 09:12:00

Beautiful sunshine, warm temperatures and a wind of around 20 knots left nothing to be desired for the opening weekend of the Travemuender Woche. “Approximately 290,000 visitors have come to Travemünde and have celebrated the anniversary with us, strolled along the fan mile or followed the exciting races for the 1st National Sailing League in the SAP Sail Cube”, says Jens Kath, managing director of Travemünder Woche gGmbH. “Yesterday evening the main attractions were the beach clubs of the Holsten Beach Area. The alcohol-free beach club was also well attended and the visitors celebrated peacefully until midnight.”

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Thermals benefit the anniversary TW – Sun and wind bring a good start to the TW

07/20/2014 10:46:00

With a perfect start for the sailors, the regatta events of the Travemuender Woche have officially begun its 125th year. On the stroke of 10 a.m. the race director Wolfgang Bahr sent off the middle-distance races in the direction of Grömitz. Seven classes followed on the triangle courses at 1.p.m and the teams in the National Sailing League set off for the second day of the season at 2 p.m. The SAP Trave Races of the Formula 18 class rounded off the perfect first day of the Travemuender Woche 2014.

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Perfect atmosphere for the opening of the Travemuender Woche during the anniversary year

07/20/2014 09:49:00

The opening for the week of sailing could not have been better. A fresh easterly breeze blew over the River Trave during the ceremonial start of the 125th Travemuender Woche, and the sunshine cast a beautiful light over the notable guests. The guests of honour arrived from 5 p.m. and gathered for a small ceremony on the terrace of the Lübeck Yacht Club, the main organiser of the Travemuender Woche. Aboard the "Lisa von Lübeck", a replica of a historical Hanseatic ship, Lübeck's mayor Bernd Saxe gave the official opening signal of “raise the flag” just a few seconds after 6 p.m.

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Welcome to Travemünde – welcome to the 125th Travemünde Week !

07/18/2014 22:49:00

125 years of Travemünde Week: An amazing and impressive history, even to us, the organisers. The event originates in a race which between two tradesmen from Hamburg, Hermann Wentzel and Hermann Dröge, who in 1889 competed for a bottle of a local wine specialty, ‘Lübecker Rotspon’. Today, it is a major sailing festival with 850 boats, 1,500 sailors and nine fun-filled festival days. Travemünde Week has grown to become one of the world’s biggest and most important sailing regattas.

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Where and when to sail?

07/15/2014 22:28:00

Here you can find the race courses and the complete race schedule for all classes and championships.

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Message on the occasion of the 125th Travemünder Week

07/14/2014 22:42:00

Federal Republic of Germany The Federal Chancellor: Travemünde is considered to be the jewel in the crown of the city of Lübeck. Indeed, Travemünde offers no less than an ideal backdrop to an international maritime sporting festival. The Travemünder Week – which originally came about as a result of a contest between two merchants over a bottle of wine – has long been a major event that attracts around one million visitors each year. No wonder so many come – a very special regatta week awaits them. Some 2,000 yachtswomen and men from 30 nations come together to pit their skills against each other in various competitions.

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Sailing Arena Trave

07/13/2014 19:59:00

The Lübecker Yacht-Club offers an outstanding sailing venue for media and spectators – the spectaculous SAILING ARENA TRAVE – directly in the mouth of River Trave!

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Tasty food, great music and danceable beats

07/11/2014 10:00:00

The festival mile will again offer tasty food, great music and danceable beats. Regional country food will be served as well as exotic dishes at Indian restaurant Shikara, there will be a wide choice of fish and a selection of fine wines, of hearty sausages, sweet crepes and cool Holsten beer.

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