Overview: boot report

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Diver filming under water | Copyright © Toni Bischof

"Behind The Mask is a philosophy for me."

20/09/2022

Peter Löseke is an enthusiastic underwater filmmaker and diver and part of the "Behind The Mask" team. We talked to him about his passion.
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Diver under water | Copyright © Dive4Life

Top-Indoor-Diving Centre

20/09/2022

Whether you’re a diving professional or a beginner – we’ll show you the top indoor dive centres in Germany.
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Man in canoe | Copyright © Thomas Grundmann

"Behind The Mask is a philosophy for me."

20/09/2022

Prof. Dr. Grundmann has been in a wheelchair since a diving accident. However, his walking disability does not stop him from diving. He continues to practice his profession as a doctor and tells us about his passion for water sports.
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"The disability remains on land."

25/08/2022

What about inclusion and sailing? Elke Paatz talks to us about it in our exciting interview.
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"Fishing means much more to me than just hunting for a specific fish or a big catch."

25/08/2022

We talked to Babs Kijewski about her passion for fishing.
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Review of watersports events

25/08/2022

boot Düsseldorf is a committed partner at many renowned watersports events and promotes watersports in general and young talent in particular throughout the year. Look back with us to the events of 2022!
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Watersports with handicap

25/08/2022

Here you will find a quick overview of the watersports activities with handicap.
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Driven by the wind

21/07/2022

How is it to be a circumnavigator and what tips are important to know as a charter newcomer? Answers to these questions can be found in our interview with Mareike Guhr.
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At home on the water

21/07/2022

What fascinates him over and over on the water and how do you combine several water sports passions? We talked to Kimo Kersting, German SUP Sprint Champion (2019).
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From steep cliffs to turquoise bays - Malta for watersports fans

23/06/2022

Malta is a true paradise for water sports enthusiasts and perfect for various activities. What kind of things you can do, you can find out here.
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The favourite spots of the pros

23/06/2022

A quick trip out on the water - that's simply part of summer. We asked our watersports professionals for their insider tips on everything from kayaking to windsurfing, from wingfoiling and stand up paddling to scuba diving. For you they reveal their favourite spots - even for spontaneous trips!
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When the wind beckons - a family sails around the world

19/05/2022

What is it like to sail around the world with the whole family? Julia Loehr shares her experiences with us in our interesting interview.
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„Anyone can learn paddling“

19/05/2022

Interview with Lars Thierling from „Paddeln macht Spass“ & „Kanu & SUP on Tour“
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Dream holiday on a charter boat

28/04/2022

What are the advantages of chartering and what should you watch out for? You can find information about chartering here.
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Top destinations 2022

28/04/2022

What are the top destinations this season? Sailing travel expert Ingela Wilhelm recommends several destinations that are worth a trip this year.
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Interview with Mareike Guhr

28/04/2022

How is it to be a circumnavigator and what tips are important to know as a charter newcomer? Answers to these questions can be found in our interview with Mareike Guhr.
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Copyright © Mael BALLAND via Unsplash

Beginner Dive Mistakes

24/03/2022

Newly certified divers can hardly wait to finally go on a proper dive. At the same time, novice divers lack experience, which often leads to beginner mistakes and mishaps that happen quite frequently. It’s important to be aware of these small stumbling blocks underwater so that you can avoid mistakes and quickly become a proficient and safer diver.
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Fascination apnea diving - with just one breath into the depths

24/03/2022

How do you manage to dive 93 metres deep with just one breath? Answers are given by Jennifer Wendland: she keeps the world record in deep diving with two fins.
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Interview with Dr. Uwe Hoffmann

24/03/2022

How can I enter the diving sport and what do I need for it? Answers to these questions are given by Dr. Uwe Hoffmann, President of the Association of German Scuba Divers (VDST).
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Expert interview with Sönke Roever

24/02/2022

With the gray weather, many people just want one thing: go on vacation! A sailing trip offers an ideal change from the daily hustle and bustle. To ensure that everything runs smoothly on the charter trip, sailing professional Sönke Roever has useful tips in our exclusive interview.
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Watersports licenses part 1

27/01/2022

Now is also the best time for beginners to familiarize themselves with trendy watersports such as kitesurfing, stand up paddling, wingsurfing and wingfoiling, to complete the theory parts of basic courses and acquire important licences for the start of the 2022 season.
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Houseboat charter

27/01/2022

Holidays on a houseboat are the perfect introduction to the world of boating. Together with houseboat expert Dagmar Rockel-Kuhnle, the most important questions about "how”, “where” and “what" are answered here.
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Where to go in autumn?

14/10/2021

In autumn there are still some water sports destinations worth discovering. From Denmark, to Tyrol to Spain - inform now.
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Indoor Wassersport

14/10/2021

How to prolong water sports in winter? These three tips for indoor water sports are fun even in the cold season and let us experience water sports 365 days a year.
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Perfectly prepared for the cold months

14/10/2021

How can you experience water sports even in cold temperatures? boot Düsseldorf clarifies and gives helpful tips for water sports in winter. The fact is: You need the right preparation and equipment for the cold season.
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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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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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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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Caravanning and watersports – a good fit!

12/08/2021

Why do caravanning and water sports go so well together and what do you have to consider for the perfect vacation? You can find all the information here.
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Motoryacht trends 2020 - stylish, comfortable & quiet

18/01/2020

Lever down and full speed ahead? Today motorboats are more stylish, comfortable and quiet.
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The diving classroom - lessons that really go deep

02/08/2019

Schools in Rheinbach in North Rhine-Westphalia have a special feature, an uncommon subject among the in the compulsory optional subject range: diving as a school sport.
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Summer trends 2019 in water sports

03/07/2019

Finally summer is here! So off to the water! Here are the trends of the water sports summer 2019 that you shouldn't miss.
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E-Mobility - Next Generation Technology

14/01/2019

Electric boat engines, alternative drives for yachts and solar power currently gain importance in boating.
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Yacht charter trends at boot Düsseldorf 2019

04/01/2019

Yachtcharter is booming, in germany as well as internationally. Options for maritime holiday makers are getting wider and more flexible. Find out about current trend in yacht charter at boot Düsseldorf.
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Current trends in sailing yacht design 2019

12/12/2018

The standards modern sailing yachts have to meet are high and designs have to cater for a great variety of needs.
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10 tips for eco-friendly watersports

22/08/2018

Imagine an area the size of central Europe, consisting exclusively of waste. That is the reality in the oceans today. Here are ten tips how to help keeping the oceans clean!
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