A mid-western nation of Europe, Germany is home to diverse geographical features. Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Belgium are its neighbours. To its north are the Baltic Sea and the North Sea.Germans are known to devote a large amount of money and time in international travel and domestic vacation trips. They also enjoy adventure and extreme sports. With its long coastline, splendid beaches and easy access to facilities, it is a significant place for sailing and yachting.The seaside resort in Sellin on the island of Rügen is a favoured place for light yachting and motor sailing.