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Kiel is an ideal place to prepare for a cruise in the Baltic as provisioning is good in the modern city centre and a wide range of repair services are available here too.

Clearance

The marina at Laboe is the most convenient place for clearance services.

Note: It is not possible to have your passport stamped with a Schengen entry/exit stamp in Laboe. The only place around the Kiel Fjord such a stamp can be obtained is at the Bundespolizei (i.e. Federal Police) office at Kiel's central railway station (Haupbahnhof).

Last updated June 2015.

Docking

This large inlet is well served with places to berth. It is also possible to anchor in the Hafen, but the heavy commercial and ferry traffic makes this an unwise option.

Dusternbrook is the most convenient berth for the city as it is 1.5 miles S of the canal entrance.

Laboe is a pleasant small town and fishing harbour on the E bank, close to the entrance of the Hafen.

Tiessenkai is a small yacht harbour just north of the lock entrance.

Other berths may be found at Gaarden, Schwentine, Monkeberg and Moltenort.

Last updated June 2015.

Dusternbrook Sporthafen
Location 54° 20′N, 10° 09E ,
Kiellinie 65, 24105 Kiel , Germany
Tel: +49 (0)4312 6048 40 / +49 (0)172 - 802 43 54 (mob) Fax:+49 (0)431 - 26 04 84 - 27
Opening hours: 08:00-17:00 (Mon-Fri) 08:00-16:30(Sat, Sun) Closed in winter.
1.5M south of Holtenau and 1/2 walk from Kiel. Four basins, all with 4m on the outer pontoons and minimum 2.5m on the inner. Mooring is bows on to the pontoon with a stern line round a pile. The northern-most basin is for large yachts (13m+).
All facilities, no fuel, laundry, WiFi, restaurant, provisions. Key cards, token etc from office (not always manned). Frequent buses to Kiel. Taxis. Crane, some shore storage.
Kiel Port Control
Tel:+49 431 901 1173 Fax:+49 431 94477 ,VHF Channel 11
Marina Baltic Bay Laboe
Location 54° 24′N, 10° 13′E ,
Marina Baltic Bay Laboe, Börn 17 , 24235 Laboe, Germany
Tel:+49 (0)434 342 11 0 / +49 (0)434 342 11 51 (HM) Fax:+49 (0)43 43 42 11 50
Opening hours: 07:30-12:00, 15:00-18.30 (in season)
Beware of ferry traffic from inner side of the mole. Visitor's berths. All facilities, fuel, laundry, chandlery, WiFi, restaurant some provisions, bike & car rental. Boatyard with 60 ton crane, all repairs including sails.
Immigration and Customs are based here.
This attractive little town is also the site of the imposing Naval Memorial as well as a U boat museum.
Yacht und Bootswerft Rathje GmbH
Location 54° 23′N, 10° 10.2′E ,
Preiser Strand 14a, D-24159 Kiel , Germany
Tel:+49 431 22092-0 Fax:+49 431 22092-10
This yard is immediately adjacent to the British Kiel Yacht Club. Storage ashore (inside and outside) and afloat. Storage ashore includes lift-out and lift-in. Cradle must be used if ashore. Crane to 25t. slip (180t out, 150t in) mast crane, mobile crane. Full workshop facilities. Owner need not be present.
All facilities. Some visitor's berths may be available. Contact in advance.

Yacht Clubs

Kieler Yacht Club
Dusternbrook Sporthafen
Tel:+49 (0)4431 85021
Welcomes visiting yachtsmen.
Jens Jansen
Jens Jansen says:
Mar 15, 2017 11:22 PM

There is no more the British Kiel Yacht Club at Kiel. They travel back to UK in 08-2016.

Sue Richards
Sue Richards says:
Jul 09, 2015 01:02 PM

Posted on behalf of Robert Sadler (NZ):
It is not possible to have your passport stamped with a Schengen entry/exit stamp in Laboe. The only place around the Kiel Fjord such a stamp can be obtained is at the Bundespolizei (i.e. Federal Police) office at Kiel's central railway station (Haupbahnhof).

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