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General Information


The venue will be the Austrian Sailing Training Institute, a state-of-the-art purpose built sailing centre at the edge of Lake Neusiedl. National teams are invited to visit the Training Centre for training sessions.

Lake Neusiedler See

The lake, well known for its perfect sailing conditions, is 36 km long and up to 14 km wide. The average water depth is between 1.6 and 1.9 mtrs.

The lake was host of many important sailing events including:
2006 ISAF World Sailing Games
2003 470 Junior World Championship
1998 Laser European Championship
1993 470 European Championship
2004 and 2011 Zoom 8 European Championship


The prevailling wind in summer is either a north-westerly, ranging between 15 and 25knots or the southerly, where we can expect up to 20knots. The air temperature will stay above 27°C but may reach 32-34. Water temperature will be somewhere between 22 and 26 degrees.

More information:

Information about the venue: www.segelzentrum.at

Information about Lake Neusiedl and the region including accommodation: www.neusiedler-see.at

Information about the host town Neusiedl am See: www.neusiedlamsee.at

Austrian 420 Class Association: www.420sailing.at

Access to Neusiedl am See

Neusiedl am See is well linked to Europe’s highway network.

Arriving from Northern Europe, follow A4 after passing by Vienna until Exit 42. Leave the highway and follow road B51 to Neusiedl town centre. Then follow signs to the lake “Seebad”.

Nearest international airports are Vienna International airport, a star alliance hub offering flights to all main destination in Europe and overseas, and Bratislava airport, where some budget airlines are operating flights to main hubs. Both airports are just a 25 minutes drive from the venue.


If you need help to find the right place to stay, please contact the organisation info@segelzentrum.at or the Information about Lake Neusiedl and the region including accommodation: www.neusiedler-see.at

Any queries, please contact: info@segelzentrum.at


2/7/2012 14:11


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