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Meldung vom 25. Mai 2023 DM of the J/70: inclusive top-class sport

More than 50 teams from seven nations have registered for the International German Championship of the J/70 in the second part of Kiel Week (June 22-25).

Meldung vom 17. Mai 2023 Offshore title fights on world championship courses

Whether Kiel-Cup with the Up&Down races and Coastal races or the long distance Silbernes Band: Kiel Week offshore races correspond 1:1 to the courses of the ORC World Championship on the exact same grounds.

Meldung vom 27. Juni 2022 2023 World Cup level with Olympic qualifier

Future plans for Kiel Week also with kiting


General contact

Kerstin Graupner
+49 431 901-1007
+49 171 5 32 96 33 

Arne Gloy, +49 431 901-2406 

Arne Ivers, +49 431 901-2513 

Sailing regattas

Andreas Kling, regatta spokesperson
+49 172 257 88 17

As from 2023, 17 June, 8 - 21 hrs
+49 431 97 99 802 41 


Press Centre for sailing regattas

Olympic Center Kiel Schilksee Press Centre in the Regattahaus, Soling 22, 24159 Kiel

where & when

Information desk at Regattahaus 
Soling 22, 24159 Kiel

Hilke Spehr, Head of information desk
+49 431 9799 80240

Regatta Press Conferences

Press conference at the end of the first part of the regatta on Wednesday, June 21,  on the stage in the Sailing Arena. 

Other daily press conferences will be announced as the occasion arises.

Your contact person is Andreas Kling, the press officer of the Kieler Woche regatta. 

+49 172 257 88 17


Press Boats

Journalists who can provide a valid press id or legitimation by their editor's office have the option to use press boats for their reporting. To do so, you need to register directly at the Press Office in the Regattahaus by 6pm on the day before. Please name the regatta courses you wish to go to. 

In general, two trips per day are planned in the morning and afternoon. Places are limited and primarily intended for photographers and TV crews. Boarding starts at the press center in the Regattahaus.

If you are unable to attend the trip, please deregister at the press reception in the regatta house by 8.30 a.m. in the morning. This gives other colleagues the opportunity to participate in this trip. Cancellations are also possible by telephone at the Schilksee Press Centre.

The token fee per person and per journey is 50 euros, because costs have risen sharply. The fee is due at the time of registration and can only be refunded if you deregister in good time by 8.30 am.

Your contact person for press boats is
Hilke Spehr, +49 431 9799 80240

Press parking permit

An area for the press is signposted in the Tempest parking lot at the entrance to the Olympic Center during Kiel Week.

If you require a press parking space, please indicate this when picking up your accreditation. You will then receive a parking permit on the license plate of your vehicle.

If you are visiting for the first time, please identify yourself with your press pass when entering the Tempest parking lot, if necessary.


Accreditation for the regattas

General accreditation is only necessary for reporting on the sailing competitions in Kiel-Schilksee.

Accreditation is possible online only.

Press IDs can be collected only from the press centre in Schilksee, Regattahaus, 24159 Kiel as from Friday 16 June. 

When you collect your ID, please present your official press card or editorial assignment.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Schilksee Press Centre, Regattahaus
Friday 16 June, 10am - 6pm
As from Saturday 17 June, 8am - 8pm
Sunday 25 June, 8am - 6pm

There will be a separate registration procedure for other events during Kieler Woche, like the prize giving ceremony for the Global Economy Prize. If you have any questions about this, please feel free to contact the City of Kiel's Press and Public Relations Office at

For media access at stages and other locations, please contact the respective organizers.

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