New in the program - the Nautica 450 - photo credit to Lars Lensing
The Nautica 450 will be running a ranked regatta in the Lübeck Bay and are first time guests of the Travemünde Woche.
Read more … New in the program - the Nautica 450
The 29ers finished their world championships in a cracking final in the 123rd Travemünde Woche. On the sixth and final day of the regatta, fierce gusts of wind swept across the field of skiff sailors for the first time during the championships. The new world champions Carlos Robles/Florian Trittel (Spain) were not harmed by the weather, although they also had problems controlling their boat.
Read more … A Spanish triumph in the record World Championships of the 29er at the TW
A perfect day at sea for the ten categories that took to the course on Friday for the 123rd Travemünde Woche: the sea breeze exceeded all expectations; the waves curled in the bay in a blue-green colour and provided an almost Caribbean atmosphere. Photographers and onlookers were treated to many amazing sights and the athletes sailed at least three races on all of the courses.
Read more … Wind, waves, sunshine: "Simply great sailing" at the Travemünde Woche
If there is not a strong wind during the Travemünde Woche, calculation skills and knowledge of the rules come in to play. On the sixth day of racing of the 123rd TW, the regatta organisers had already dug out the slide rule and intensely studied the category regulations and procedures. The conflict between gradient wind and thermals remained undecided until early afternoon, leaving the Bay of Lübeck in complete stillness. It was necessary to clarify which categories can sail in these conditions, and for the 29s there was the question of: What happens when there are no more races after the qualifying rounds? The thermals were left for the worst-case-scenario and a few races were authorised.
Read more … The long wait was rewarded on all of the TW courses
Bergfest at the 123rd Travemünde Wocheand hardly a chance to breathe. Although seven categories had already ended their regattas by Tuesday, the fifth day of races saw many highlights: the final of the German Championships of the Kielzuvogel, the showdown in the mayoral race, the end of the qualifying rounds of the 29s world championship, and the start of the play-offs of the Olympic Lasers. Manfred Brändle/Joachim Heinz and Schleswig-Holstein's Interior Minister Andreas Breitner celebrated their huge wins.
Read more … Brändle/Heinz's win the German Championships
With an unprecedented 218 entries representing 24 nations, the 29er Class will be determining the 2012 World Champion this week in Travemuender, Germany amidst the spectacle of Travemuender Woche and the festival it brings.
Read more … 29er World Championship Preview
Full of excitement, organisers and sailors are gearing up to the official opening ceremony of the 123rd Travemünder Woche (20th to 29th July). Today (Friday, 20th July) at 6 pm the Minister President and patron Torsten Albig gave the opening signal for the Travemünder, kicking off the best time of the year for the visitors.
Read more … On your marks, the Travemünder Woche is about to begin