Indoor sailing for skippers of all age groups in Hall 14
Get a breath of fresh air and a taste of what sailing really feels like. This extraordinary moment when you are the captain of your own boat will once more inspire numerous visitors at this year's boot Düsseldorf. At the center of Hall 14, a 25x10-meter water basin is ready to welcome prospective skippers. Wind machines provide the right breeze to let visitors glide across our indoor sailing pool.
Find out how to get started with sailing
Following your sailing taster session on the pool, loads of valuable information is available for you on how to get started with sailing: numerous experts are interviewed on the stage next to the pool. Generous seating around the pool allows visitors a time-out from the hussle of the fair, particularly parents can take a break while the kid's go sailing on the pool. The stage show is moderated by Julie Maywald and Marco Ströhlein, making it easy even for novices to follow the events on the water and get the most out of the talks with experts.
Real sailing experience
That's the idea behind the boot Sailing School. So take your chance to cast off for your first sail taster session. Experienced sailing coaches from Düsseldorf's sailing centre at Lake Unterbach are there to guide you safely through the first steps and introduce you to the world of sailing. Various Optimists and other easy-to-steer dinghies are available for all family members and age groups. No registration required, just start your first cruise spontaneously! And if you got the hang of it, all you need to start your sailing career is available at the Sailing Center of boot Düsseldorf in Hall 15!
Finding a sailing school at boot Düsseldorf
You enjoyed your taster sailing session and want more of it? Right next to the boot Sailing School you will find a joint information stand of sailing schools that are looking forward to providing individual advice on your next steps how to learn sailing. Whether on a one-off holiday course in the Caribbean or locally on a weekly basis in one of the many sailing clubs and schools - for every future sailing talent there is a suitable option readily available. Just do it!