The mix of large and small lakes, natural rivers and idyllic canals makes the appeal This largest contiguous water sports area of in Central Europe with a total water surface area of 130,000 hectares, out. It attracts streams with 1,700 km of coastline, over 1,000 lakes and more than 25,000 miles. From here you schippert on the waterway in all the oceans on the Peene River to the Baltic Sea, about Havel and Elbe lands you at some point on the North Sea. The concept of the land of 1,000 lakes is very reminiscent of the Finnish Lake District, but also in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the name is raised to the program, because more than 1,000 lakes can be found here and there only were counted that are over an acre in size. In the heart of this region lies the small Mecklenburg. The almost gezeitenlose Baltic Sea, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has become especially for sailors in the last years a true holiday Mecca. But also the large lakes in the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, known for their wind safety, attract more sailing enthusiasts every year.
Especially water walkers with small Kajutbooten come up in this diverse area their costs. The Watermen sufficiently equipped marinas or small, dreamy ports or hidden anchorages in which one is completely alone takes on the lakes and rivers. Motor boaters come even without an official licence on their costs, because a regional Charter licence regime allows the uncomplicated certain houseboats and yachts Charter hobby boaters. Tourists get a Charter certificate following a comprehensive technical and theoretical instruction by their boat owner and undertake to comply with appropriate special arrangements. Around 600 km can be cycled without a licence as the Mecklenburg large lakes including all tributaries (Muritz only on the West Bank licence-free accessible), the small Mecklenburg including all tributaries to the lock Liebenwalde (end of the upper Havel – Waterway), the Muritz-Elde waterway, the fault water Street, the Peene River region of Usedom and the Peene River area between Malchin and Demmin, so enough water kilometers, which are good for more than a brief.