The start of the national sailing league in June off Tutzing on J70 yachts with a high fun factor for the participants
The sailing Bundesliga is starting its second regatta weekend. During the Travemuende Week, the teams from 18 clubs fight for table points and a lot of prestige from Friday to Sunday in front of Lübeck. The Lübeck Olympic sixth Simon Grotelüschen celebrates his comeback in front of a home crowd. The hosting Lübeck Yacht Club sends its best-known helmsman with a team of youngsters into the three-day series. The 26-year-old, who retired from active competitive sport after his Olympic stint at Weymouth in the summer of 2012, said: "We want to show good teamwork and good regatta sailing. I hope that my young fellow sailors can still learn something from me as an old hand. " As in the Bundesliga opener in Bavaria, sailing will be carried out with almost seven-meter-long J 70 boats.
Home game for the sixth in the Olympics: Simon Grotelüschen steers for the team of the host Lübeck Yacht Club
Such flying camera drones are in use off Travemünde
The Bundesliga races will be broadcast live for the first time. The public on site can follow what is happening at the Nordermole on a large screen. The short races are held directly in front of the pier. ViInternet (www.segelbundesliga.de) the live stream also invites those who stayed at home to have some Bundesliga fun on the screen. The races will be commented on by ZDF sports reporter Alexander Rud and the former European star boat champion Joachim Hellmich. Cameras on land, on the boats and drones from the air provide images. The broadcast is on Saturday (11 am to 2.30 pm and 5 pm to 6 pm) and on Sunday (11 am to 2.30 pm) from the new mobile studio called "SAP Sail Cube".
Won the Bundesliga opener in front of Tutzing on Lake Starnberg: Jochen Schümann and his YCBG team
17 starters have one goal in common next weekend: They want to overthrow the championship leaders from the throne. The front runner is the Berlin-Grünau yacht club. Jochen Schümann and his team gave their club a lightning start on Lake Starnberg at the beginning of June. The "Schümanner" got the first 18 points there, but this time the champion is not at the start himself. After the start, the German Touring Yacht Club and the Württembergische Yacht Club are in second and third place. The sailing club Bayer Uerdingen wants to get rid of the red lantern of the bottom light.
Simon Grotelüschen had so much audience at the Olympic final in front of Weymouth, which the Lübeck man won. How full does it get in front of Travemünde?
The second meeting of the Bundesliga clubs will be followed by three more this year: On the Alster, the sailing Bundesliga will be a guest of the North German RegattVerein from August 30th to September 1st, on Lake Constance it will take place at the invitation of the Württemberg Yacht Club September 27th to 29th to the point. The finals are organized by the Seglerhaus am Wannsee association from November 8th to 11th in the capital.