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Kitchen below decks: The Grill Special

16/09/2021

Together with our chef Moritz Freudenthal, “Kitchen below decks” awaits you with an autumn edition. Find out more about mobile cooking and enjoy a delicious recipe to go with it.
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paddling tours near and far

16/09/2021

You can experience paddling in a new way on canoe tours through beautiful autumn landscapes. With our tour guide you will find the best canoe tours for golden autumn weather - from near to far.
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Athlete interview with Ricarda Funk

16/09/2021

This dream of many athletes came true for slalom canoeist Ricarda Funk at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. In our exclusive interview, the champion in slalom K-1 canoe gave us some exciting insights into her journey to the Olympics, the competition situation and her passion for paddle sports, especially canoe slalom.
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Perfect match: Caravanning and watersports

12/08/2021

There’s hardly any other type of holiday that offers as much freedom and flexibility as camping and caravanning. Recently, more and more caravanners have acquired a parallel taste not only for nature but also magical moments in and around the water.
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The boot Düsseldorf self-test

12/08/2021

Find out now which beach sport you can take off with this summer – with the boot Düsseldorf self-test.
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Surfing goes Olympia

12/08/2021

Surfing goes Olympics! Finally, surfing is an Olympic discipline and celebrates its debut at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Watersports up close

08/07/2021

With our boot Düsseldorf event calendar, you have everything available at a glance. Whether sailing regattas, rowing marathons or canoe tours – as a partner of many different events and activities, we provide information here about our next highlights.
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Watersports trends for children - the best tips for little sailors

08/07/2021

Finally, the best time for little water rats begins. Water activities not only promote physical fitness, but also the child's personality. Here we present the best water sports for children and tell you what to look out for.
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Diving interview with Alexander Kassler

08/07/2021

How do you go diving in local waters? What should be considered and what do you need? An interview with editor-in-chief Alexander Kassler of TAUCHEN magazine.
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Watersports country Germany

10/06/2021

Whether in the north or the south, in the east or the west: German waterways are a real alternative to overseas destinations and the locations offer a wide range of watersports options.
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Athlete interview with Balz Müller

10/06/2021

When it comes to the new wingfoiling super-trend, you can’t miss Balz Müller. Although this talented Swiss has been riding the waves on all kinds of boards for more than 18 years, it’s foilsurfing that really gets his watersports heart racing.
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Kitchen below Decks: The summer recipe

10/06/2021

Summer is just around the corner and what could be better than spending sunny days on the water? Gourmet chef Moritz Freudenthal, whom many will certainly know from the live cooking events at boot Düsseldorf, gives us some tips for food planning on hot days and a summer recipe.
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Maximum SUP fun on your own board

12/05/2021

Tips and tricks for equipment for beginners in the SUP sport.
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Five reasons to go paddling

12/05/2021

The moment the sun comes out, we want to get back on the water. And with a wide range of possibilities for paddling, there are many reasons to get out and paddle in nearby waters. In addition to the SUP trend, it's also worthwhile to rediscover paddling in boats.
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Balance boards – the fitness tip for board sports enthusiasts

12/05/2021

Especially for board sports beginners, getting started can be a shaky affair and involuntary water stunts are bound to happen at first. Good news: nowadays you can train on dry land for boarding and balancing the waves – on a balance board.
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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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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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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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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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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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Vendée Globe: A dream comes true

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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