The Nord Stream Race - over 1,000 nautical miles from west to east - is considered the most demanding offshore regatta in the Baltic Sea.
Close races at Nord Stream Race 2017.
The boats and the hotel at the stopover in Stockholm.
Get together at the sailors party in St. Petersburg
Start of the last leg of the Nord Stream Race 2017, from Helsinki to St. Petersburg.
The young Swedish team from Cape Crow Yacht Club won the Nord Stream Race Trophy in 2017.
The Nord Stream Race Trophy - for the "Best Yacht Club of the Baltic Sea".
Sightseeing Tour in Stockholm. Lord of the Sail-Europe visited the Vasa Museum!.
Short inshore races, such as here in Helsinki, provide additional suspense and action during the Nord Stream Race
Cape Crow Yacht Club - Winner Nord Stream Race 2017
The Nord Stream Race 2018 will pit sailors from the best yacht clubs against each other, racing through the Baltic Sea sail from Kiel to St. Petersburg in Russia.
The champions of the national sailing leagues will fight for the title "Best Baltic Sea 2018 Yacht Club" in the Nord Stream Race 2018.
Start of leg 1 from Kiel to St. Petersburg.
Arrival in St. Petersburg!
Danish fans at the arrival in Copenhagen.
Press conference in St. Petersburg!
Five teams from five countries sail the Nord Stream Race 2017 in four stages across the Baltic Sea from Kiel to St. Petersburg.
On the last leg of the Nord Stream Race 2017 from Helsinki to St. Petersburg, the teams battled through waves up to two metres high, and against easterly winds gusting over Force 6.
Nord Stream Race Trophy 1. Place - Cape Crow Yacht Club (Sweden)
Nord Stream Race Trophy 2. Place - Nyländska Jaktklubben (Finland)
Nord Stream Race Trophy 3. Place - Deutscher Touring Yacht-Club (Germany)
Nord Stream Race Trophy 4. Place - Lord of the Sail-Europe (Russia)
The team from the Frederikshavn Sejlklub will be participating in the Nord Stream Race for Denmark for the second time in 2018, after suffering equipment problems during the 2017 race and hoping for a better finish next year