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"We have to make environmental protection cool"


Climate protection is a matter close to Michael Walther's heart. This becomes clear immediately. His actions are spectacular, and in an interview he is almost unstoppable. And because the topic is so important to him he wants to explain it to others. To do this, he uses his second passion – watersports.
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Even more water fun – SUP with a difference


This trend is here to stay: Stand up paddling is trendy and is offered almost every place where there is water. But for a long time now, SUP has been about much more than just paddling on a board! We have the ultimate stand up paddling tips for those who want to get more out of their boards.
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Pure watersports! The fascination of Patin sailing


“It’s a complete reduction to the essentials”, enthuses Patin sailor Andreas Bredendiek. “Just water, wind, you and the Patin. You can't find a purer form of sailing.”
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We're taking off! Foiling is THE watersports trend


Only flying is better. Or perhaps just as good? Foiling gives you a completely new gliding experience – almost as if you were flying.
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Summer Trend Stand Up Paddling – how to get started


Summer and sunshine: everybody wants to be on the water now! And wherever you look you’ll see the absolute trend of recent years: SUP.
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Timmendorf not Trinidad – Goodbye Sailing around the world in times of Corona


Christoph and Ellen-Maria Nelles are back in Cologne. Actually, the two round-the-world sailors wanted to be in the Caribbean with their catamaran “JOYA”. But because of Corona they had to change course back home.
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Your own boat thanks to Corona – the current boat market


The start of the sailing season was suddenly slowed down this year by Corona.
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Summer holidays? Sailing camp for kids!


The summer holidays are here! Time to leave school behind and hop in a boat! Now is the best time for kids of all ages to discover their passion for sailing. And besides, they’ll be well looked after at the sailing school.
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Diving in Europe

Diving in Europe – Time to dive into your holiday


Here we go again! Since mid-June the worldwide travel ban for tourists has been lifted again – at least partially. So the holiday season can begin, even if the destinations have shifted a bit.
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Sailboat and yacht charters: We’re on board again!


The start into the season has been difficult for marinas and charter companies at the Baltic Sea. In the meantime, operations have resumed. The weather is getting better and better – so business is picking up again.
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European Yacht of the Year 2020 - The Winners


The best motorboats and sailing yachts in Europe are presented the “Water Sports Oscar” in a total of ten different categories every year.
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European Powerboat of the Year 2020 - The Winners


The best motorboats and sailing yachts in Europe are presented the “Water Sports Oscar” in a total of ten different categories every year.
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New Hall 1 at boot Düsseldorf / Foto: MD / CT

What's new at boot Düsseldorf 2020


The coming boot Düsseldorf in January 2020 has quite a number of exciting new features and changes.
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Ocean tribute award winner sails CO2-neutral with Greta Thunberg


Boris Herrmann and the Malizia Ocean Challenge, this year's winners of the "ocean tribute" Award, are sailing the climate activist Greta Thunberg CO2-neutrally to her lectures overseas.
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Eco-diving: Off into the green wave!


Magnificent corals, colourful fish – the ecosystem we dive in is beautiful, but unfortunately also very sensitive. Especially careless divers and dive boats can damage the corals and destroy the habitat of these animals.
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130 Years Travemünde Week

130 Years Travemünde Week


The Travemünde Week celebrates its 130th anniversary this year and also a 45 year partnership with boot Düsseldorf.
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Kieler Woche 2019 - Final of the olympic classes at the end


The 125th Kieler Woche ended on Sunday, 30 June 2019 with the Medal Races in the Olympic boat classes. The German Sailing Team won two gold medals.
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Sailing at the Kieler Woche 2019

Kieler Woche 2019 - Olympic level fights


The sailors and visitors are looking forward to the Kieler Woche 2019. Olympic level fights and Ocean Racers make the 125th anniversary a very special event.
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Hall 5 - Superboat Hall


boot Düsseldorf will be the world's first boat show to dedicate a complete hall to luxury tenders.
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boot 2021: diving in style in Halls 11 and 12


At boot Düsseldorf 2020, the diving segment will be further expanded and enlarged at the trade fair!
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