It was an exciting final for the second Sailing Bundesliga and the penultimate appearance of the first division in Kiel.Sailing.City (14 to 16 September). For the second league, it decided which four clubs make the promotion to the first league 2019. The four lucky ones are the Mühlenberger Sailing Club, the Schlei-Segel-Club, the Sailing Association 1903 and the sailing community Lohheider See. For the 1. Liga it was the last event before their big final in October. The Bayerischer Yacht-Club won the event, followed by Seglerhaus am Wannsee and the Rupenhorn Sailing Club. Over 10,000 spectators watched the races live on site, watching all the racers finish just meters off the seawall finish line.
2nd Sailing Bundesliga: Even though the Mühlenberger Segel-Club was already determined as a premature qualifier for the 1st Sailing League in 2019, the other 17 second division teams still had plenty of pressure. In the end, after a total of five events, these four clubs are in the lead in the overall classification and are rewarded with the promotion to the 1st Sailing League 2019: Mühlenberger Sailing Club, Schlei Sailing Club, Sailing Association 1903, Sailing Association Lohheider See.
1st Sailing Bundesliga: The 1st League teams hoped to secure the best possible outcomes in Kiel for their final next month in Hamburg. The reigning German champions in Kiel weakened a bit with a fifth place finish, but the Norddeutsche Regatta Verein, as the championship leader with an 8-point gap, still have a very good chance to defend their title in front of the home crowd. Currently, in second place overall is the Bavarian Yacht Club, and sitting in third position is Seglerclub Hemelingen. The final of the 1st Sailing Bundesliga will take place from 18 to 20 October in Hamburg. For more Deutsche J/70 Segel Bundesliga information, visit

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