The start of the 2017 edition of Kiel Week has kicked off with another great line up of competitors looking forward to 9 days racing on the Kiel Canal. Perfect weather for the opening day of racing as the sun shined and the wind played ball.
Day Two of Kiel Week - Tough sailing but great entertainment - thats what Kiel is all about.. The International Classes enjoyed varied conditions with battles between the breezes but all racing was completed in time for the sailors to enjoy the onshore entertainment..
The final day of racing for the International Classes at Kiel Week 2017 - Watch day four highlights as yet again, Kiel provided champagne sailing conditions for all to enjoy. Tomorrow is the start of the Olympic Classes Regatta with some big names racing.
Day five of Kiel Week 2017 and it was the turn of the Olympic Classes to start racing in bright sunshine and a light breeze - the conditions continued to improve throughout the day providing perfect sailing for all the competitors.
A steady south west wind greeted the sailors on Day Eight of Kiel Week 2017 - with the fleets battling it out for the medal positions leading into the final day of racing, tight racing in wild conditions lead to some fantastic sailing.
The final day of Kiel Week 2017 - the day the medals would be decided - Australian 470 Team Belcher/Ryan demonstrated they are a dominant team winning by a 20 point lead. Champagne sailing conditions for the Olympic Classes and a fantastic finish to Kiel Week 2017.
The Flying Phantom Series was hosted by the City of Hamburg and Red Bull Racing Team dominated winning their third Act in succession. The rest of the fleet keep pushing them throughout the regatta and everyone is pumped for the next regatta in Cardiff.
Take a look at the highlights from the Day One at Extreme Sailing Series Act 5, Hamburg. With no scoring racing held today, the sailors review their season so far, with all left to play for in Act 5, Hamburg, presented by Land Rover.
Take a look at the highlights from the Day Two at Extreme Sailing Series Act 5, Hamburg. The first day of scoring racing on Hamburg's River Elbe. Oman Air was champion of the day with Land Rover BAR Academy and NZ Extreme Sailing Team following up in second and third.
Take a look at the highlights from the Day Three at Extreme Sailing Series Act 5, Hamburg. Oman Air maintained its lead while Red Bull Sailing Team climbed from bottom of the table to second after seven nail-biting races.
Take a look at the highlights from the Extreme Sailing Series Act 5, Hamburg. Oman Air was crowned champion of the Act and moved to the top of the season leaderboard after a thrilling finale on the River Elbe.
Big winds and lots of skiff cuddling at the 2017 Edel & Scharf German International 14 Open hosted by the Segelclub Kuhlungsborn e.V. Plenty of wind and carnage on Day One for many of the competitors including the infamous Hans & Frans - yes they are back with a vengeance!
'Super Hot' Day Two of the 2017 Edel & Scharf German International 14 Open hosted by the Segelclub Kuhlungsborn e.V. Georg Borkenstein and Eike Dietrich took the overall lead and needed 'teflon' on the water as they were revving their Int 14 to the limit - epic footage!
'Champagne conditions' on the last day of 2017 Edel & Scharf German International 14 Open hosted by the Segelclub Kuhlungsborn e.V. For the sixth time in the last seven years, Georg Borkenstein and Eike Dietrich claimed the overall title once again - sit back and start planning to buy your Intern...