In 2021, we launched our podcast series "reboot Talk" with exciting interviews with industry insiders. In 2022, we continue the series with entertaining and interesting conversations with industry insiders and watersports experts with a new name: "boot ahoy!" Stay tuned!
Current topic: Watersports as a passion with Sanni Beucke & Lennart Burke Part 2
In the first podcast with Sanni Beucke and Lennart Burke we talked about their first steps and career path into professional sailing. In the second episode, we will take a closer look at their future and their plans for 2022 and beyond.
Listen to part 2 now! Podcast language is German.
Current topic: Watersports as a passion with Sanni Beucke & Lennart Burke
Sanni Beucke and Lennart Burke are both watersports professionals with a passion. As a child, Sanni was looking for challenges and adventures. She loved being on the sea and dreamed of becoming an ocean sailor one day. Lennart had his first experience with sailing at the age of 9, on an Opti. The enthusiasm was not long in coming, sailing quickly became an integral part of his life.
We talked to both of them about their great passion and their way into the professional sport. Listen to part 1 now! Podcast language is German.
Topic in June: Paddling is fun with Lars Thierling
Lars Thierling is all about paddling. Whether on a stand up paddleboard or in a canoe - paddling is Lars Thierling's great passion. In our current boot Düsseldorf podcast episode, Lars talks about his passion for boardsports, how easy stand up paddling is to learn for every age and what trends there are in the boardsports sector.
Podcast language is German.
Topic in May: Surfing and Wingfoiling with Andrea Hoeppner
From "surf kid" to "surf queen": Andrea Hoeppner is a professional sportswoman with a passion. As a passionate windsurfer, she won the Windsurfing World Championships in 1986, 1991, 1995 and was European Windsurfing Champion several times. Since 2005 she has been managing partner of Hoeppner Sport- und Markenkommunikation. For boot Düsseldorf, Andrea Hoeppner develops concepts for the trend sports hall. In our current podcast episode, Jörg Müller-Dünow and Nicole Adolph talk to Andrea about her great passion and her second love - wingfoiling. Podcast language is German.
Topic in April: Preparing for the sailing season
Spring lurkes around the corner and most boat lovers are itching to finally get back on the water. But before getting out on the water, there's preparation to be done. That's what our current podcast is about.
Sönke Roever from blauwasser.de gives an outlook on the preparation for the sailing season and shares his personal tips and tricks. Podcast language is German.
Topic in December: Watersports tourism in times of Corona
The watersports tourism sector has been hit pretty hard during the corona pandemic: Borders closed, lock- and shutdowns in multiple countries and cancelled flights – the tourism industry experienced immense restrictions in the last 1 ½ years. But on the other hand: Domestic vacation has become extremely popular. Together with Ingela Wilhelm (Marketing Manager Northern Europe for Sunsail / The Moorings) and Axel Brinkmann (Water Tourism Expert at ADAC e.V.), we will talk about the consequences and effects of the pandemic and how Corona will influence the industry.
Topic in August: Trends in boat building
The boating industry is as diverse as it is innovative and always offers a new fascination with its designs, trends and possibilities. Listen to Dr. Jens Gerhardt (CEO of HanseYachts AG) and yacht designer Lorenzo Argento who look back at 2020 - a very successful year for shipyards and brokers -, assess developments in 2021, and venture a look into the future.
Topic in July: The trend sports sector
How is the boardsports sector evolving, how much do discounters influence the market and what defines a trend? Listen to Andrea Hoeppner (Owner of Hoeppner Communications and three times windsurfing world champion), Dirk Muschenich (General Manager of VDWS International) and Florian Brunner (CEO of APM Marketing & Starboard Distribution Germany) talking about the development and definition of trends in surfing.
Topic in April: Crisis strategies for diving
The worldwide Corona pandemic has strongly influenced the diving industry. The sector had and still has to deal with some severe challenges and strategies had to be adjusted and rethought. In our reboot talk, we've talked to experts from industry: Dr. Uwe Hoffmann (President of VDST), Thomas Dederichs (CEO of BtS Europe AG), Axel Becker (General Manager of Beluga Reisen) und host Jörg Müller-Dünow.
Get all information on boot Düsseldorf and the whole maritime sector here.