The German Baltic Sea coastline is curved along the edges of the 2 northernmost states of Germany, Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It is a beautiful coastal region on the northeastern part of Germany and lies on the Baltic Sea. It is sparsely populated and is renowned for its natural flora and fauna which are still intact and being by the sea, it offers tranquility and numerous wide open spaces to most of its visitors. There is also the two largest German islands, the Isles of Rügen and Isle of Usedom, which provide everything that one could want to make a perfect holiday and have an unforgettable experience. The area is also a renowned yacht charter destination and is an excellent cruising ground for sailors.
The largest island, Isle of Rügen is renowned for its chalk cliffs and especially the famous seaside resorts of Binz and Sellin. The island is dotted with 580 km of coastline which differ substantially from each other, there are white sandy beaches, beach lined dunes, chalk cliffs and numerous reeds shape on most part of the shores, bays and lakes. While chartering a yacht in the area, you will surely come across the White Gold, which is the white limestone coast. Rügen is a land of contrasts and there are also numerous calm and rural villages and the wide landscapes offer a colorful life on the East coast seaside resorts. The Isle of Usedom impresses its visitors with its three Kaiserbäder: Ahlbeck, Heringsdorf and Bansin and the Fischland-Darss-Zingst peninsula are dotted with numerous beautiful seaside resorts like Zingst and Prerow.
The German Baltic Sea is a well-known yacht charter destination, the diversity of the beat is enormous and the navigation in the area is relatively simple since there is a magnetic declination and the tides that the region is of no consequence. There is a large number of new marinas which are perfectly equipped for yacht charters and the most popular are Eckernförde, Fehmarn, Flensburg, Heiligenhafen, Kappeln on the Schlei, Kiel, Lübeck, Neustadt, Marina Minde, Greifswald, Rostock, Warnemünde, Wismar, Stralsund and of course on the island Rügen.
There is also the coast of Schleswig-Holstein which is a well-protected area with beautiful bays like Schlei, the Flensburg Fjord and the Bays of Kiel and Lübeck. The Eastern part of Germany and its excellent sailing waters around the island of Rügen attract many visitors due to its popular scenic attractions. The German Baltic coast is also an ideal starting point for yacht charter trips to Denmark and to Sweden.
Sailing further afield, you will discover the bays of Lübeck and the Stettiner Haff, which are recognizable by their irregular coastline dotted with dozens of bays, peninsulas and islands. You will have the opportunity to visit Wismar and discover its medieval streets and its colorful harbor. To the North of Wismar, you will find the seaside resorts of Kühlungsborn and Heiligendamm.