The market for yacht equipment and service benefits from the ongoing trend to invest in maintaining the value of boats and yachts. In halls 10, 11 and 12, some 350 international exhibitors present everything that is necessary and possible to refreshen your boat or equip it mor fully and comfortably. From the demonstrations in the Refit Centre and in personal conversations with the experts, you can get information and new ideas for keeping your boat state of the art.
The sheer amount of presentations will surprise you Discover new marine electronics, cleaning and maintenance supplies, deck and interior fittings, marine inboard and outboard engines, drives, literature and charts and loads of other useful accessories. Also, refer to the providers of yacht services for advice: You can have your yacht insurance contracts checked and discover innovative new services that make life on board more convenient and comfortable. Functional clothing and marina facilities are also available in the halls.
boot Refit Center in halle 11 How do I preserve the value of my boat? This is a key issue for all owners. In the Refit Center in hall 11 there are instructions and workshops run by professionals and experts in boat building and maintenance who restore even very old and used boats to their real beauty. Here you are guaranteed to find the right advice, regardless of whether it is about small repairs or a complete restoration of a yacht.
BlueTech - towards greener technologies At the boot Düsseldorf you can also find information about ways to equip your boat with electric and hybrid engines or completely switch to power your boat by solar energy. The environmental awareness of boaters and watersports in general is growing. "Green technologies" gradually conquer the market for boats and boat equipment as they do in other sectors. At the boot, for example, equipment for cleaning the under water sections of boats to replace anti-fouling paints is presented; hydro generators use water power to produce electric energy; and many other new products for environmentally conscious boaters are available, too.
Watersports Photography and Videos All those who like to take photographs or videos on the water, will enjoy the Water Pixel World in hall 4: There are cameras, action cams, waterproof camera cases and a lot of other useful film and photo equipment. New products are being presented on stage and interviews and workshops with professional photographers and filmmakers are on offer. Exhibitors and expert underwater photographers provide beginners and ambitious amateur photographers with new cameras and equipment or give their personal help and advice on how to make your watersports photos or film just that bit better.
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 2018 season!
We wish you an exciting day “at sea” in Düsseldorf and a great watersports season!