At the start in Wismar (Germany)

Start-line

The start line is just north of the Westhafen, between the two famous Wismar "Schwedenköpfe".

Friends and family can follow the start very closely from the Wendorf pier. Its also the perfect spot to take pictures.

Briefing

The skipper briefing will be at 19.00 (7pm) on June 20, the evening before the start.

General 

Wismar is a classic northern German harbour town. It has all the necessary facilities and is easily reached by car or train.

http://wismar.de/

At the finish in TÖRE (Sweden)

Finish-line

The finish line is next to the yellow buoy. After the buoy its becoming soon very shallow, so one must turn around quickly.

General

Töre is a very small place. Its has a camping site with a little harbour.

The nearest towns are Kalix (30km) to the east and Lulea (60km) to the west of Töre.

 

Money

Sweden uses its own currency, the Swedish krona (SEK).

Important: Very often its not possible to pay with cash anymore. One must have a credit card.

Harbour

The harbour is small and has no crane to lift the boat or mast. It closes down in winter.

 

For boat service with a crane there is the Norrkust Marina:

http://www.norrkustmarina.se/de.aspx

 

In Lulea you can find the Bathamn Marina (no information about a crane):

http://www.granec.se/bathamn/

 Travel

The best airport to fly to is Lulea. There are several nonstop flights per day from Stockholm to Lulea with SAS or Norwegian airlines. The flight time is 1 hour & 20 minutes.

 

By car:

It is possible to hire a car at Lulea airport:

www.swedavia.com/lulea/rental-car

It takes about 45 minutes to drive from the airport to Töre harbour, a distance of 60 km.

 

By bus:

The Lulea bus station is about 10 km away from the airport and can be reached by bus Nr. 104.

They leave every 60 minutes and take about 15 minutes.

There are various busses (Nr. 20, 55, 100) from Lulea bus station to Töre bus station:

www.ltnbd.se

The bus takes about 1 hour to drive.

 

Its a little less than 2 km walk from Töre bus station to the harbour.

Taxis can be pre booked on the following numbers:

B G Sundkvist Taxi / 0046 (0)923 - 64 08 65

J.G.L Taxi / 0046 (0)70 222 00 42

Johansson, Rickard / 0046 (0)923 - 64 07 37

 

Accommodation

Hotels can be found in the nearby towns Lulea, Boden and Kalix (30-60 km distance).

In Töre itself there is only a camping & caravan site. They also have huts to rent.

The little harbour has access to the camping facilities.

Find the details in the following link:

www.torecamping.se

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