With the aim already formulated by the founders of the Kieler Yacht-Club in 1887 "to propagate the joy of sailing", the Kieler Yacht-Club stands for a long tradition in regatta sailing at the highest sportive level and in demanding cruising.
Tradition and future of sailing determine all the activities in the club.
Focus areas of Kieler Yacht-Club are the sail training for children, adolescents and adults as well as the organization of high-level racing events like the Kieler Woche, MAIOR, YES and World and European Championships in various classes.
With 1,400 members, the Kieler Yacht-Club is one of the largest and established in 1887 also one of the most historic sailing clubs in Germany.
The members of the Kieler Yacht-Club include multiple World and European Champions as well as Olympic Medalists in different sailing classes.