Our events 2017
MAIOR April 28 to May 01 (Olympia Marina Kiel-Schilksee)
For German yachts, the regatta season starts off with MAIOR, the Mai Offshore Regatta. Around May 1, one-design and ORCint offshore yachts gather on Kiel Fjord to race off Strande and start collecting points for the national ranking. The MAIOR races take place on the renowned courses of the Kieler Woche race area.
Young Europeans Sailing May 19 to 21 (Olympia Marina Kiel-Schilksee)
It is the youth’s Kieler Woche and Europe’s biggest youth regatta. Every year at Whitsun, around 900 young sailors come to Kiel-Schilksee to determine their champions.
Kieler Woche June 16 to 24 (Olympia Marina Kiel-Schilksee)
The world’s biggest sailing regatta and Northern Europe’s biggest summer festival. Three million visitors in the nine days - Kieler Woche, more than 300,000 contacts at the Olympic Marina in Kiel-Schilksee speak for themselves.
SYDBANK CUP August 15 to 19 (Olympia Marina Kiel-Schilksee, Copenhagen)
In the second-last week of August, Kieler Yacht-Club and the Royal Danish Yachtclub (KDY) organise the German edition of the Round Sealand long-distance race from Kiel to Copenhagen and back.