Just three weeks remain for sailors to enter this year's Kieler Woche, event six of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, taking place from 20-28 June in Kiel, Germany.
Always one of the year's largest sailing events, Kieler Woche 2009 is extra special as the event become part of the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup
series and also hosts the debut of the Elliott 6m, the equipment chosen for the new Women's Match Racing Olympic event.
Along with the ISAF Sailing World Cup for the Olympic and Paralympic events, Kiel also hosts competition in the International Classes, Offshore Classes, the X-35 World and X-41 European Championships, the RS:X German Youth Championship and the 505 Europeans.
Entries are accepted until 2 June 2009, giving sailors just three more weeks to enter. On the official event website www.kieler-woche.com
sailors can fill out the online registration for the races. Together with the computer company b+m Informatik AG, the Kieler Yacht-Club has developed a regatta management programme which allows both the online entry and a simple and comfortable online payment of the entry fee in a few, simple steps.
Further information, online entry, the Notice of Race and more are available at www.kieler-woche.com
ISAF Sailing World Cup
The ISAF Sailing World Cup 2008-2009 consists of the following events:
16-21 Dec 2008 - Sail Melbourne The Asia Pacific Regatta, Melbourne, Australia
25-31 Jan 2009 - Rolex Miami OCR, Miami, USA
4-10 April 2009 - Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE, Palma, Spain
18-24 April 2009 - Semaine Olympique Francaise, Hyeres, France
27-31 May 2009 - Delta Lloyd Regatta, Medemblik, Netherlands
20-29 June 2009 - Kieler Woche, Kiel, Germany
14-19 Sept 2009 - Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, Weymouth, Great Britain
Find out more about the ISAF Sailing World Cup, including more on the seven events, the latest World Cup Standings, the scoring system and the Notice of Series at www.sailing.org/isafsailingworldcup.