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no images were foundSzczecin and its neighbourhood is characterised by a unique geographical position. The city is located on the Oder River, Lake Dąbie and Szczecin Lagoon. For thousands of sailing enthusiasts from the inland – especially those whose mother ports are located in Berlin and north-eastern Germany – it is also a window on the Baltic Sea. Through the network of canals and rivers, you can even navigate from Szczecin to Paris and beyond.
Sailing tourism on Lake Dąbie
A water channel runs through Dąbie, 14.5 km long, 150 m wide and 10 m deep, connecting Schwedt harbour on the Oder River with the Bay of Pomerania. Dąbie is the only lake in Poland accessible to seagoing ships. There are numerous marinas and sailing harbours on the shores of Lake Dąbie, and also many tourist ports:
a) the „Camping Marina”, Polish Touring Organisation (PTTK),
b) the marina of the Euro Yacht Club „Pogoń”,
c) the „Marina Hotele” yacht harbour,
d) the marina of the AZS Yacht Club,
e) the marina of the „Scouts’ Maritime Centre” Yacht Club,
f) the sailing harbour of the LOK Maritime Yacht Club,
g) the sailing harbour of the Maritime League Club „Prawobrzeże” in Szczecin,
h) the tourist harbour of the Youth Palace Maritime Centre,
i) the tourist harbour of the Goleniów Youth Sport House in Lubczyna.
Sailing tourism on the Szczecin Lagoon
The speed of the current fluctuates around 0.1 m/s, with westerly waves dominating. In the summer, the wave is max. 1.3 m, and in the autumn and winter it can reach up to 2 m with winds of 5 on the Beaufort scale. The Lagoon is connected to the Kamieński Lagoon. In this section, the waves reach 1.5 m in height and 14 m in length. In the south, the waterside is lowered. There are the following marinas and sailing ports:
a) the north-western berth in Wolin,
b) ) the Student Sports Club (UKS) „Albatros”, run by the Polish Society for the Prevention of Drug Abuse (PTZN) in Wolin,
c) the sailing harbour of the Centre of Culture and Sports in Kamień Pomorski,
d) the Town Harbour in Nowe Warpno,
e) the Main Centre of the Polish Sailing Association in Trzebież,
f) the town harbour in Trzebież,
g) the railway dock in Stepnica,
h) the „Roztoka” club behind the Fishery in Stepnica,
i) the sailing and motorboat LOK club in Stepnica.
Sailing tourism in the Baltic Sea
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no images were foundThe Baltic Sea is an opportunity to practise both coastal and sea sailing. The western part of the Polish coast is rich in harbours, from which short- and middle-distance voyages are run onto the Szczecin Lagoon and into Szczecin, between the ports of Westpomerania and to the Uznam and Rügen Islands, and also the Bornholm Island and to the Swedish coast. The most popular with the sailors is the Bay of Pomerania, located on the tip of a broad bay indentation of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea, between Jarosławiec and Arkona. In the Baltic Sea, there are mostly south- and north-westerly winds. The Baltic winds are strongest in the winter. There are the following marinas and sailing harbours:
a) the Northern Basin in Świnoujście,
b) the White Fleet Wharf in Dziwnów,
c) the harbour in Mrzeżyno,
d) the yacht harbour in Kołobrzeg,
e) the harbour in Darłowo.
Sailing tourism on the Westpomeranian lakes
Lake Myśliborskie – the lake is 6.5 km long and 1.6 km wide, with a depth of around 22.3 m. The shoreline is 21 km long. There are two islands on the lake. A Water Sports Centre “Szkuner” has yacht rentals and organises sailing courses. On Lake Myśliborskie, there are also local sailing competitions.
The most dynamic sailing organisation in our region is the Westpomeranian Yachting Association in Szczecin. It has functioned continuously since 1947, conducting sports, training and organisational activities.