Nord Stream Race 2018
In June the winners of the five Baltic national sailing leagues will come together to do battle with each other in the Nord Stream Race 2018. The race starts on 24th June in Kiel, North Germany, and finishes in St.Petersburg, Russia, on 6th July. Along the way, the race will visit Copenhagen, Stockholm and Helsinki, where world famous clubs will welcome the fleet – the Royal Danish and Swedish Yacht Clubs and Helsinki Yacht Club.

The seventh season of the Nord Stream Race promises to be the most exciting. In Kiel the fleet will be part of the world's largest sailing event Kieler Woche. In Stockholm the Nord Stream Race fleet will start the inshore race together with competitors in Sweden's famous ÅF Race. In each of the stopover cities short races are to be held with results counted towards overall scoring.

Realising the basic principle of 'Connecting Baltics through Sports', each stopover includes a busy schedule of meetings and events for business people and sports fans. The inshore races courses will be set in iconic places so that fans and guests can follow the action from the shore.

Only the best teams from the national sailing leagues of Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Russia qualify for the Nord Stream Race.

Gazprom returns as the ongoing main partner of the Nord Stream Race along with Nord Stream AG. Clothing partner – Marinepool. Technical support for the regatta - SAP and SailTracks. Fleet support and maintainance – Nautor's Swan. The Nord Stream Race is organised by the St.Petersburg Yacht Club and Konzeptwerft GMBH.

Participants of the Nord Stream Race 2018
Results Nord Stream Race
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Regatta Map
Events at the Stopovers
(June, 16 - 24)
(June, 25 - 27)
(June, 29 - July, 1)
(July, 2 - 4)
St. Petersburg
(July, 5 - 6)
Kieler Woche
This year, Nord Stream Race is integrated into Kiel Week – the biggest sailing event in the world and the largest summer festival in northern Europe for 136 years now. A nine-day programe is packed with over 2,000 events to entertain three million guests from all over the world.
Welcome Race: Kiel to Eckernförde
16 June 2018
In front of Kieler Yacht Club, Kiellinie 70
Inshore Races (Kiel Cup)

16 - 20 June 2018
11:00 - 17:00hrs
Bay of Kiel
Open Boat (Team Germany)

22 June 018
15:00 - 17:00hrs
Kiel, Schilksee
Start Leg 1 to Copenhagen

24 June 2018
Inner Fjord
host club
Kongelig Dansk Yachtklub
The Royal Danish Yacht Club was founded on 3 July 1866 and was originally named the Danish Association for Pleasure Sailing. Ever since then, the Club has worked to promote sailing in Denmark and to support its members in their favourite sport. The Club rapidly increased its number of memberships; today KDY has about 2,200 members of which many live in the provinces or abroad.
Open Boat (Team Denmark)
25 June 2018
15:00 -17:00hrs
Press Conference
26 June 2018
Admiral Hotel
Inshore races
26 June 2018
In front of Copenhagen
Start Leg 2 to Stockholm
27 June 2018
In front of Copenhagen
host club
Kungliga Svenska Segelsällskapet
The Royal Swedish Yacht Club, is Sweden's largest and oldest yacht club and one of the five oldest in the world, formed 15 May 1830. KSSS is also the oldest yacht club in Europe, outside the British Isles. The Royal Swedish Yacht Club has around 5,000 members, around half are juniors. The number is important as the organisation is sometimes seen as a organisation for adult sailors.
ÅF Inshore Race
30 June 2018
Stockholm archipelago
Open Boat (Team Sweden)
30 June 2018
15:00 - 17:00hrs
Skeppsholmen Island
Start Leg 3 to Helsinki
1 July 2018
South of Skeppsholmen Island
host club
Helsingfors Segelklubb
Helsingfors Segelklubb was founded in 1899 and had just about 21 boats and 100 members. Today the club is with 1600 members and 600 registered boats, one of Finland's largest and most successful sailing clubs. The Club is located centrally on the west side of Helsinki in Lauttasaari, with a excellent services and traffic connections nearby.
Press Conference

3 July 2018
Löyly Restaurant
Inshore races

3 July 2018
13:00 - 16:30hrs
in front of Löyly
Open Boat (Team Finland)

3 July 2018
17:00 - 19:00hrs
North Harbour
Start Leg 4 to St. Petersburg
4July 2018
in front of Löyly
host club
St. Petersburg Yacht Club
The regional public sport organisation Saint Petersburg Yacht Club was established in 2007. The Yacht Club´s philosophy is based not only on necessity to preserve, but also on a commitment to transfer to future generations the Russian nautical cultural heritage, along with Russian and world maritime history.
Open Boat (Team Russia)
6 July 2018
11:00 - 15:00hrs
Leytenanta Smidta embankment
Press Conference
6 July 2018
12:00 - 1:00hrs
Central Naval Museum
Award Ceremony
6 July 2018
Central Naval Museum
General race information

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