Royal Swedish Yacht Club (KSSS), founded in 1830, is one of the world’s oldest yacht clubs. With 5,000 members, it is also one of the largest in the world. The club’s base is in Saltsjöbaden, outside of the Swedish capital of Stockholm, but also has installations at two islands in the archipelago where it hosts camps for children. KSSS teaches sailing to over 1,000 children each year and has a long, proud record of outstanding achievements both among its youth and more mature sailors. Royal Swedish Yacht Clubs highest protector is His Majesty the King of Sweden.
The club has had many sporting successes over the years and club members have won virtually all major international competitions, such as Fastnet Race, Sydney Hobart, Volvo Ocean Race, Gold Trophy, SORC, TP 52, and Mini Maxi Cup to name a few. In addition, the sailors of KSSS, have won no less than 17 Olympic medals over the years in the form of five gold, five silvers and five bronze. Most recently two silver in Tokyo 2021.
For the last 25 years we have successfully organized the largest Olympic Class Regatta in Sweden with more than 500 sailors in 14 classes on 5 courses here at our premises in Saltsjöbaden. Racing on the sheltered waters of Baggensfjärden a bay of the inner Baltic Sea.
The premises of Royal Swedish Yacht Club (KSSS) is located in Saltsjöbaden, in the inner part of the unique Stockholm archipelago. The venue is compact with all functions within a radius of just a few hundred meters. It is reasonably flat, and all ground surfaces are covered with asphalt and parking is available nearby. The club is open to the public and frequented by passers-by watching the ongoing activities and the boats.