With 250,000 visitors the boot Dusseldorf is the world’s biggest indoor yacht and water sports fair featuring 1,661 exhibitors from 60 countries in 17 exhibition halls for nine days. Visitors could discover the adventure worlds of boot water sports disciplines, such as diving, sailing, paddling and wakeboarding. Dive passiontes could find more than 300 resorts and liveaboards worldwide as well as plenty of major equipment manufacturers such as Mares, Aqua Lung, Chris Benz or Suunto at the fair. Apart from well-established players some new comers surprised the industry, e.g. www.DivingSpecials.com – the first scuba travel online club for last minute live aboard spots and discounted dive trips of up to 50%. Generally, the enthusiasm during the fair was fantastic and the rising number of visitors promises a big boost for the diving industry.