Its Hanse Cup Time again

The race this year is celebrating its 15th anniversary with many participants, four short races and every night a wondnerful sailors party.

 

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From August 31st to September 4th a Hanse fleet is sailing around the Bay of Greifswald. The race this year is celebrating its 15th anniversary with many participants, four short races and every night a wondnerful sailors party.

 

What started in 1996 as a spontaneous idea of the Greifswald HanseYachts subsidiary Hanse Vertriebs GmbH, has long become a tradition. The requirement to be able to participate in the Hanse Cup, is simple: You have to compete with a Hanse, whether one’s own or a chartered does not matter. This year 64 Hanses are at the starting line, the longest journey with an own yacht has a crew of the North Sea. Many participants have been racing the Hanse Cup for many years, a crew from England for the fifth time now. This year with a chartered Hanse 430.

Although the Hanse Cup organised by race director Mirko Capka is a high level sport, all participants will have fun. Ambitious regatta crews as well as families or charterer. The fleet is separated into five classes according to the yardstick rating system.

Sailing on one of the nicest and most protected areas of the Baltic Sea is also an experience as the evening events with daily prize givings.

Of course there are prizes and overall trophies. For example for the best yacht on points, the fastest yacht of all races, the fastest yacht on corrected time, the best charter yacht and also for the smallest crew.

The course will lead the fleet after a get-together evening at the Greifswald Hanse shipyard to Kröslin (24 nautical miles), then on to the Polish port of Swinoujscie (28 nautical miles) to the next port Lauterbach on Rügen Island (35 nautical miles) to the starting port of Greifswald (18 nautical miles).

 
 
 


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