There are several yacht dockyards in Oberndorf: In front of the drawbridge are the 210 m of floating docks operated by the Oberndorf-Oste Sailing Club and offering 14 guest slips. www.sgo-oberndorf-oste.de
Behind the bridge and located on both banks is the dockyard run by Oste-Touristik, which offers a total of 13 guest slips. www.oberndorf-oste.de
The following applies to all docks: Guest slips are marked in green, and there are power and water hookups as well as a letterbox for paying the docking fee. The drawbridge connects Oberndorf with the Bentwisch district. It can be opened on the hour upon request. The request can be made over the phone at 04772-861011 with a signal horn (2 long tones) or VHF Channel 69. Operating hours: From 1 April to 30 September from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, or upon request. Pass-through width 22 m, pass-through height of the ship opening 3.8 m at medium high tide, 6.2 m at medium low tide. Guests will only find bathroom facilities on the Bentwische side, while there are grill stations on both sides. The ‘Ostekieker’ restaurant ship can be found on the Oste, and additional restaurants are located in the village.
Oberndorf is a beautiful place to depart for leisurely strolls and bicycle tours on the Oste Dyke. In town, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the historic Reeperbahn. ‘Heimatfreunde Oberndorf e.V.’ explains the equipment and how to turn the sail. Opening upon request for groups by phone at 04772-539. Located on the Oberndorft passenger ship slip is the MS Mocambo, Germany’s oldest passenger ship line, which runs entertaining cruises on the Oste. www.oste-schifffahrt.de
Other destinations near Wingst include the ‘Deutscher Olymp’ lookout tower, a zoo, a recreational park, and more. www.oberndorf-oste.de, www.wingst.de