jump in the bucket

While two flying boats grabbed the headlines in Bermuda a very much bigger… 135-year-old regatta was also taking place in northern Germany
For the organisers it was another typical Kieler Woche… this year attracting 4,000 sailors from 65 nations, competing in 1,700 boats of all shapes and sizes. The race committee started more than 400 races over the nine-day regatta.
Kiel Week is one for the bucket list and you really have no excuse not to take part at least once in your sailing career. Aside from the high-profile Olympic classes, there is every kind of keelboat class plus junior and senior one-design fleets such as the Laser 4.7, the 420 and 505. From the seasoned pro to the almost-beginner, there is something for every sailor.
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