A team of two

500 nautical miles

Non stop

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The Challenge

How far can you go? How much can you take? How do you do compared to others? Will you reach your goal? Will you reach the finish line? Will you be in for the BALTIC 500?

Sailing long distances has brought mankind to where we stand today. How much of these brave explorers still exists inside todays amateur sailors?

It does not need an Ocean to cross to get you out of the comfort zone, the 21st century has to offer. A mixture of narrow waters and open sea, combined with local weather phenomena and current that is hard to predict, will constantly challenge every sailors ability in navigation and tactics to the maximum.
Being short-handed means there is no Navigator, no bowman, no trimmer you can rely on – it is all you and your buddy – for days and nights.

An average marathon takes about 4 hours and 30 minutes, an Ironman takes about 9-10hours, an Ultra – Marathon can take up to 72 hours.

BALTIC 500 may take up to 100hours – only Cricket may take longer.

Are you up for the challenge?

Safety

BALTIC 500 offers you a trouble free Package to focus on sailing. Saftey is our top priority and we will not compromise on that. The past has shown us how quickly things can go wrong and that you need to have a good plan and prepared procedures in place to avoid really bad things to happen.

The RC made arrangements with MRCC Bremen and JRCC Aarhus to have an eagle’s eye on the competitors while being out there on the course.

Lessons learned from short hand races in the past years have clearly indicated that in case of a MOB incident, it is virtually impossible for the remaining crew on board to manage boat handling and spotting the casualty at the same time.
The RC therefore has decided that wearing a PLB beacon is mandatory for all participants at all times. This ensures that rescue services may direct their assets to the casualty as swiftly as possible.


Tracking

BALTIC 500 will provide you with a Satellite-tracking system.
This is one level up from the trusty GSM-trackers you are used to use. Satellite tracking will ensure near real-time coverage of the boats positions even in the most remote locations in the race. Apart from safety your friends and family will know where you are and how you are doing.


Social events

We will serve you a Farewell dinner prior to the starting day, making sure to know your competitors and also to give you the needed strength for the upcoming days which will most likely only feed you with freeze-dried food – mhh yummy

The successful competitor will be awarded per category. Apart from the boats categories there are special mentions for the best all-female or mixed Team and the Media Award for the best video clips send in.

We are currently evaluating possibilities to serve a snack to take after your return to create a nice place to gather and exchange your stories.


Exclusive sponsorship deals

The BALTIC 500 organizers have teamed up with a broad variety of industry partners that provide exclusive deals and discounts to BALTIC 500 participants.

Find out more and jump on straight to our sponsorship section.

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Register

For the BALTIC 500, manage2sail.com is used for the entire administration process.

Registration opens on December 24th 2018 and closes on April 30th 2019.

You can download the Notice of Race and all other relevant documents on the event website at manage2sail.com

In case the registration does not work, please drop us a mail and we're happy to help.


Register at www.manage2sail.com

Race documents



Participants

# Nationality Sailnumber Boatname Skipper Co-Skipper Class
1 GER 7699 Sharifa Rasmus Töpsch Andreas Deubel ORC Club
2 GER 7759 GINKGO Dirk Clasen Jacob Clasen ORC Club
3 GER 7262 Dwinger 2.0 Jens Dwinger Peter Zoernack ORC Club
4 GER 7291 Hinden Jonas Hallberg Till Barth ORC Club
5 GER 7375 Funship Jörg Vonderheiden Kai Bögel ORC Club
6 GER 59 Red Mathias Müller von Blumencron Martin Buck ORC Club
7 GER 7380 Blue Bat Oomke Möller Katrin Möller ORC Club
8 GER 7255 Transporter Robert Strobach Henrik Rasmussen ORC Club
9 GER 7574 Fliege Johannes Christophers Per Schönfeld ORC Club
10 GER 7668 Black Pearl Frank Eckhardt Stefan Hölzner ORC Club
11 GER 6079 Xandus Hendrik Gottschalk Jörg Schmidt ORC Club
12 GER 6392 Blauwvoet Jan-Paul Gundlach Tjark Schwebe ORC Club
13 GER 7355 Feinschliff Dirk Meiburg Hanno Zimmermann ORC Club
14 GER 7447 Milou Bernd Petrick Gerrit Rampendahl ORC Club
15 GER 6163 arrabbiata Jochen Denkena Hendrik Kohrs ORC Club
16 SWE 83 XAR Rikard Roth Lars Jörnvi ORC Club
17 GER 6749 Axiom Jens Tamm Jan Kruse ORC Club
18 GER 3105 amuse-bouche Klaus-Thomas Krüger Dirk Wulfbieter ORC Club
19 GER 4326 Pinatz Christian Heermann Arnt Bruhns ORC Club
20 GER 6658 laluma Hilmer Goedeking Eckhard Mikulski ORC Club
21 GER 6938 Traeumchen Dirk Filimonow Hannes Lange ORC Club
22 GER 7206 Frida Tim Behrendt Andreas Buchheim ORC Club
23 GER 7323 Milan Dr. Uwe Lebens Timo Schmidt ORC Club
24 GER 7504 Juxbox Arne Meincke Jan Meincke ORC Club
25 GER 7333 For Sale Hans Genthe Tilmann Wiebe ORC Club
26 POL 19000 VATAHA 2 Pawel Wilkowski N.N. ORC Club
27 GER 7604 Geronimo Rainer Möller Carsten Arendt ORC Club
28 GER 7654 Peppermint Peter Wrede Kirsten Wrede ORC Club
29 GER 7089 Diva Michael Thomsen Thea Harksen ORC Club
30 GER 46 N.N. Patrick Schmidt N.N. ORC Club
31 GER 980 Secret Sailing / Real Sailing Philipp Mann Tom Wehde ORC Club
32 GER 5549 Moana Andreas Baden Jörn Voß ORC Club
33 SWE 452 Javelin Janne Magnusson Johan Magnusson ORC Club
34 SUI N.N. Gjoa Oliver König Uwe Werner ORC Club
35 GER 746 Husky Hasso Hoffmeister Lina Rixgens Classemini
36 FRA tbd tbd Thomas Woithe N.N. Classemini
37 GER 613 Lonestar Martin Gnass Jan Heinze Classemini
38 AUS 635 Grand Danois Claus Pedersen Lisa Berger Classemini
39 GER 974 Proton Oliver Korte Marcus Moll Classemini
40 GER 543 petite francaise Knud Hamburg Immo Anfang Classemini
41 GER 984 www.trans-ocean.org Maurice Oster Oliver Tessloff Classemini
42 POL 18568 N.N. Szymon Kuczyński Marek Stanczyk Classemini
43 GER 687 Maximum Mini Melwin Fink Matthias Hampel Classemini
44 GER 732 angry bird Michael Kleber Sverre Reinke Classemini
45 GER 231 Pas de Trois Carsten Burfeind Ulrich Jäger Yardstick
46 ESP 7141 Si no fos... Sonja Jansch Hanne Jansch Yardstick
47 GER 442 Mopion Axel Grawe Julius Grawe Yardstick
48 GER 007 STELLA Paul Mallach N.N. Yardstick
49 GER 1934 ONDA Christian Stallforth Felix Stallforth Yardstick
50 GER 548 Ciconia Pax Andreas Schmidt Frederik Schmidt Yardstick
Nautical Miles

500

Crew per boat

2

Days of intense racing

up to

6

Registered participants

50

Results

Results are not yet available