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Kitchen below Decks

15/04/2021

Soon the season will start again. And whether you're motoring or sailing, probably the second-best thing about a holiday is sitting on deck in the evening with a glass of good wine or cold beer in hand and, most of all, enjoying a delicious dinner and the feeling of freedom.
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America's Cup

09/03/2021

From 6th to 15th March 2021, Auckland, New Zealand, will host the 36th America's Cup match race. The defending champion “Emirates Team New Zealand” will compete in up to 13 individual races against the winner of this year’s Prada Cup, “Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team”. Starting in March, the teams will fight for the coveted trophy in up to 13 races.
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European Yacht and Powerboat of the Year 2021

28/01/2021

The presentation of the awards "European Yacht of the Year" for sailing yachts and "Powerboat of the Year" for motorboats is a major highlight at boot Düsseldorf every year that makes the hearts of numerous water sports fans beat faster. This year's winners were chosen on 22 January 2021.
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Megatrend Wingfoiling

28/01/2021

Wingfoiling, also called wingsurfing, is THE water sports trend in 2021. Surf wings are a hand-held sail that has no lines or fixed connection to the board. In July this year, the sport will celebrate a premiere: the first German Wingfoiling Championship will take place at Schöneberger Strand in Holstein - water action guaranteed.
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Messe Düsseldorf cancels boot 2021 due to ongoing pandemic

21/01/2021

Messe Düsseldorf decided on Thursday, 21 January, to cancel boot Düsseldorf for 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic and the associated worldwide lockdown measures. The next boot, as scheduled in the trade fair calendar, will open its doors from 22 to 30 January 2022.
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The new diving tower - highlight at boot Düsseldorf 2022

19/11/2020

At boot Düsseldorf 2022 a very special highlight is waiting for all fans of the diving sport and for all diving newbies: the brand new diving tower.
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Vendée Globe: A dream comes true

19/11/2020

The race of his life began on 8 November: Boris Herrmann is currently the first German to take part in the Vendée Globe. This is the ninth time that the sailing regatta has covered almost 45,000 kilometres around the globe. The fastest sailors want to be back already by mid-January.
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Riding the waves with coastal rowing

15/10/2020

A new rowing trend is emerging that promises exhilarating action: coastal rowing. Long since established in southern Europe, coastal rowing is set to become an Olympic sport at the 2024 Paris Games.
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"We have to make environmental protection cool"

14/09/2020

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

15/08/2020

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

13/08/2020

“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

12/08/2020

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

17/07/2020

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

14/07/2020

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

13/07/2020

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

08/07/2020

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

01/07/2020

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!

23/06/2020

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

19/01/2020

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

19/01/2020

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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