RACE VILLAGE

The race office opens 7 days before the start in the Marina Weisse Wiek (Wismar/Boltenhagen).

It is a full service marina with a shipyard for engine, rig and sailing work, as well as a slipway and trailer parking.

The participants will find a berth there from June 1st (also alongside) at 50% of the normal berth fees.

There is a place for everyone who registers for a berth by the end of May.

Also the obligatory skipper briefing takes place there on the evening before the start at 7 p.m.

 

Other harbours in the area are:

www.westhafen.net

https://hafen.wismar.de

www.ycwismar.de

www.segelclub-inselpoel.de

www.marina-hohenwieschendorf.de

 

START LINE

The starting line is just south of the PIER WENDORF between the famous "Swedish Heads".

 

SPECTATORS

If you want to visit the start you can go to the PIER WENDORF

Or you book a place on the WISSEMARA, where the starter cannon will also be fired.

 

It is not possible to pay by card everywhere in Germany. Cash is important.

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.

 

TÖREHAMN FESTIVAL

The community is likely to organize a harbor festival on July 2.

https://torehamnfestival.se/

 

 TÖREHAMN

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.

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

 Although its possible to book a mobile crane:

company Havator from Lulå

Adam Wayman / +46 70 100 87 27 / adam.wayman@havator.com

As a guest, you can use the facilities of the campsite.

There is a small supermarket and a gas station in Töre. It's worth renting a bicycle from the harbor kiosk to get there.

 

Further ports / marinas are the Norrkust Marina:

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

or the Bathamn Marina:

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

 

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

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

TRAVEL

The best airport to fly to is Lulea. There are several nonstop flights from Stockholm to Lulea with a flight time of 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.

 

by train:

You can also take a train from Stockholm to Lulea.

www.sj.se

 

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.

At the patrol station you can find a motel.

The little harbour has access to the camping facilities.

Find the details in the following link:

torecamping

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