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This is going to be a summer!


Summertime is holiday time – and for the Loehrs from Düsseldorf even all year round: Find out in our interview with them how this family of five are living their dream of sailing around the world. And if you want to swap your helm for a paddle, you should definitely check out Lars Thierling’s Canoe & SUP on Tour project.
Summer 2022 is finally here with a range of top events in store for you, including the Travemünde Week, the Rhine Week, Golden Opti and Kiel Week regattas. We also have another absolute highlight for you: Enter our raffle and with a bit of luck you can win two tickets for an exclusive trip to the Kiel Week regatta courses.

Summer’s coming!
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Around the world with kith and kin

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Just getting out there – isn’t that what it’s all about? The Loehr family have dared to do what many only dream about. Since August 2021, the family of five have been travelling the world on their catamaran. In our interview on they report on schooling and other life experiences on board.

Paddles ready, get set, go!

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Paddeln macht Spaß (Paddling is Fun) – when Lars Thierling goes on tour again this summer, the name of his project says it all. This passionate watersports fan offers in cooperation with boot and various other sponsors free trial courses for canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddling at selected campgrounds across Germany. In our interview with him, you can find out exactly how it works and how you can be part of it.

Don't miss these watersports events in 2022

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This summer, the watersports calendar is finally filled again with a wide range of outstanding events. We’ve compiled the highlights for you here.

One-time chance: the Kiel Week raffle

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Kiel Week is the biggest sailing event of the world. Take part in our raffle and, with a little luck, look forward to a real highlight: We’re giving away two tickets for an unforgettable trip to the regatta courses.

Your favourite sailing hotspots

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We asked the community and you answered. Here are your top sailing destinations:
• 1st place: Europe - Croatia, Greece, the Netherlands
• 2nd place: Home waters – the Baltic Sea, Lake Constance
• 3rd place: Caribbean – Cuba, Grenada
• Rank 4: Oceania – Vanuatu, the Bismarck Sea, New Zealand
Many thanks to all who participated in the survey!

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