Motorboote & -yachten / Foto: © Messe Düsseldorf - ctillmann

Start the new watersports season with us!

Begin your season at the world’s largest watersports trade fair: Test the current equipment and the latest accessories, meet the stars of the scene or book your next holiday at, on, or under water. Whether sailing in a large pool, diving in the diving tower or wake-boarding on water with a surface area of 1,000 m2: Here, you can try almost everything that has to do with watersports. Let yourself be entertained and gather information at ten different theme world stages; dive into a world of action cams or learn how to keep your boat in good condition. And above all: Look forward to the world’s largest marketplace for sail boats and motor boats of the 2016 season!

We wish you an exciting day “at sea” in Düsseldorf and a great watersports season!

Your boot Düsseldorf Team

You will be surprised by the vast range of boats on offer.

Ship ahoy! At the boot Düsseldorf, more boats and yachts are going to lower their anchors than at any other boat trade fair in the world. Take part when the latest innovations in the motorboat sector celebrate their world debut and brand-new yachts are being unveiled.

Inflatables, sport boats, daycruisers, weekenders, sport cruisers, flybridge yachts, steel and aluminium ships and last but not least luxury yachts - boot Düsseldorf offers virtually everything there is on the motorboat and motor yacht market, presented by more than 250 shipyards, retailers and outfitters. The Motorboat Centre and the Refit Centre provide information for beginners and aficionados alike - at boot Düsseldorf every captain is sure to find just what he or she is looking for!

Motorboote & -yachten / Foto: © Messe Düsseldorf - ctillmann

The Motorboat Center: information for newcomers

Tricky questions for motorboat newcomers are answered at the Motorboat Center in Hall 10 - the place to get basic information about how to enjoy boating without a licence with motors up to 15 horsepower. Accessory equipment and boat technology are explained, while motor and driving theory is communicated.


Refit Center: tips about how to maintain a boat’s value

How do I maintain the value of my boat is a central question for all owners. The Refit Center in Hall 11 is a source of instruction and information for maintaining and increasing the value of boats, so that water vehicles are rejuvenated even if they have been in use for years.

Das Motorboot Center / Foto: © Messe Düsseldorf - ctillmann
Das Refit Center / Foto: © Messe Düsseldorf - ctillmann
Galeon 500 Fly / Picture © galeonyachten.de

European Powerboat of the Year 2016 - the winners!

The winners of the most thorough competition there is for production motor yachts have been announced at the boot Düsseldorf 2016 FLAGSHIP NIGHT!

Mega Yachts and blue motion Lounge

The blue motion Lounge in Hall 6 is an exclusive shopper's paradise for classy pieces of art, jewellery and accessories in a maritime atmosphere, accompanied by racy luxury yachts with sleek lines and comfortable interiors.

blue motion Lounge / Foto: © Messe Düsseldorf - ctillmann
Niederländische Stahlyachten / Foto: © MD - ctillmann

Dutch steel yachts


Sturdy motor yachts made of steel with a high-quality wooden interior in a classical or modern design are a speciality of the Netherlands.

Hall 17 accommodates the biggest Dutch indoor boat show with the central theme Dutch steel yacht construction.


Powerboat World / Foto: © Messe Düsseldorf - ctillmann

Hot Boats

The Powerboat World in Hall 4, is not for the faint-hearted: this is where the latest powerboats are on show to fuel the imagination of fans of competitive ocean racing.

Many different types and classes of powerboats are on show and the hotshots in powerboat racing will share their experiences at the two weekends of the boat show.


Geländeplan der boot Düsseldorf