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
Ship ahoy! At the boot 2016, 1,550 sailing boats and cruisers are going to lower their anchors – more than at any other boat trade fair in the world.
In the Motorboat Centre in hall 10, gather information on what is just right for your licence-free entry into the sport or which trends there are on the water this summer. Speak with boat builders, sea bears and sail makers. Listen to high-class lectures and reports on the experiences of well-known sailors and let yourself be inspired by a new set of cruises.
Every captain is sure to find just what he or she is looking for at boot Düsseldorf!
Wind machines provide for a good breeze in the sailing school located in hall 14. On the large swimming pool, both the young and old can try out sailing and learn tricks and tips from experienced sailing instructors.
In the sports fishing centre in hall 12, learn how to catch the biggest fish. You can find out how it feels to pull in a blue marlin or learn the delicate technique of fly fishing. Directly across the way, in hall 13, a 90-metre long river winds through the mountains. Here, you can test canoes and kayaks or undertake your first attempts to paddle with the whole family.
Up and away and away: with great travel offers.
Arrive and spend the night inexpensively: With our exclusive hotel package (from € 95*) and the German Railway (DB Bahn) special (from € 99**). New: In addition, save with the special offers brought to you by MeinFernbus. More information available at:
+49 (0)211/ 17202839 or www.hotels-dus.de/boot
The “Beach World” in hall 1 is the place to be for trendsports enthusiasts. Here, there are boards and kites of the coming season, and on water with an area of 1,000 m2, high-class shows and competitions are being offered: Indoor stand-up paddling championships, indoor skim jam, wakeboard show and much more! Those who would like to be active themselves go to the skimboard track, try stand-up paddling or test their limits wakeboarding. International stars of the trendsports scene are at your side for advice and support.
Find countless holiday ideas.
From a fishing trip to charter boats all the way to surfing holidays: At boot Düsseldorf, you can simply plan any holiday on the water. In the Cruise Pavilion in hall 14, don’t just dream of a cruise on the Caribbean, but book one right from the event organiser!
Among divers, boot Düsseldorf has been well marked on the calendar for a while. On the continuously animated stage, you can expect a diverse programme for all divers, re-entrants, and novices.
In addition, the “try-dive pool” and a large diving tower offer the ideal conditions to test equipment live or hold your nose under the water for the first time.
All those who like taking photographs and filming during watersports will make a find in the Water Pixel World located in hall 4: Here, there are cameras, action cameras and accessories – including an exciting stage programme!