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boot Düsseldorf has made a brilliant start to the new decade with a hugely successful event. Visitors were enthusiastic about the wide-ranging programme and the enormous selection of products and services provided by the more than 1,900 exhibitors in the 17 halls on the exhibition site. The international water sports community was delighted by nine unique days in Düsseldorf with a mix of stimulating networking, successful business and memorable experiences. Werner M. Dornscheidt, CEO Messe Düsseldorf: boot has an amazing appeal all over the worldMesse Düsseldorf CEO Werner M. Dornscheidt’s summary of the eventful days at boot 2020: “boot has…

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At the halfway point of the fair, boot Düsseldorf 2020 is fully on course. CEO Werner Matthias Dornscheidt: “We are riding on a real wave of success. The atmosphere in the 17 boot halls is excellent.” Boats, sailing and super yachts will delight visitors in Halls 1 to 6 and 15 to 17, while hands-on activities such as surfing, SUP (both in Hall 8a), diving (Halls 11 and 12), paddling (Hall 14) and sailing (Hall 15) will be major attractions for the young and young-at-heart. By the middle of the week, halfway through the boot, 125,000 water sports enthusiasts had…

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The presentation of the third “ocean tribute” Award was celebrated with a (ocean) roaring party on the evening of 20 January at the blue motion night in Hall 6. The “Sea Women of Melanesia” were delighted to win this year’s award, which is endowed with 20,000 euros – provided by the Prince Albert II Foundation and boot Düsseldorf. In this project, young, committed Melanesian women from the states of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji and Vanuatu are specially trained to establish marine protection zones around the unique, largest contiguous coral reefs in the world. An international team of marine…

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When the first boot of the forthcoming decade starts on 18. January with the sounding of the official bell – the acoustic signal that indicates watches in the seafaring community – an unprecedented presentation of the water sports world will begin. Anything is possible at the trade fair that guarantees a 360° water sports experience – from sailing, motorboating, surfing, diving and fishing to simply relaxing by the water or arranging the holiday you have always wanted to enjoy. In Central Europe and in January, when it is wet and cold outside. boot offers maximum maritime flair for everyone who…

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Hello Fellow Divers & History interested people …… Following Scarborough Underwater Club Inc’s January 15 7:30pm meeting at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, we will have a special presentation by Bil Thuma, a Geophysicist. A graduate of Michigan Technological University, specializing in RADAR ground penetration, Bil has been involved in ground and underwater searches throughout the world and has been instrumental in locating historically significant aircraft on three continents. A flight of U.S. military aircraft from WWII that had landed on the Greenland ice 60 years earlier was found more than 200 feet below the ice in 1992. This…

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The popular seminar hosted by the well-known circumnavigator and cruising expert Sönke Roever has been an audience magnet at boot Düsseldorf for three years. With over 250 participants from more than 25 countries from all over the world the seminar has become a great success. Following this success we are more than happy to announce that the seminar will take place at boot 2020 again. On Friday, 24th of January 2020 Sönke Roever invites the international audience at the Düsseldorf boat show to an exciting day seminar together with other well-known and speakers such as the popular cruising-expert Jimmy Cornell!Sönke…

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To celebrate PADI women’s dive day 2019 Divetech have once again brought together women hand in hand, breaking their own World Record!  In July 2018, 86 women created a human chain along a 300ft line at Divetech’s shore diving location, this year the ladies smashed their own record with 107 female divers! Although the event was organized by Divetech support was received from many of the other dive centres in Grand Cayman who donated, staff, tanks and equipment to ensure the record could be broken. On the day itself the community came together with businesses donating hundreds of dollars worth…

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Let’s have fun girls! Join us for the 5th annual PADI Women’s Dive Day! OUR SPECIALS FOR YOU: 💦FOR ARUBA/ DOM REP (BAY/ PC)/ MEXICO (PDC/ LCB)/ MALDIVES/ MAURITIUS: 2×1 PADI DSD & FUN DIVE > Book July 1-19. Dive July between 20-31, 2019.> Valid for 1 PADI DSD or 1 Fun Dive per person.> DSD from 10 years.> Fun Dive for certified divers.> Girls only! Not combinable with any other promotions, subject to availability and weather conditions. 💦FOR JAMAICA (MOBAY/ NEG), CAPE VERDE (SAL/ BV)/ ARUBA (LOCALS): 50% OFF FUN DIVE > Book July 1-19. Dive on July 20,…

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For the first time Australians of the Year, Drs Richard Harris and Craig Challen, will be holding a special presentation on the Tham Luang Thailand Cave Rescue, an incredible rescue operation requiring the special expertise of a few and the collaboration of thousands. It captured the world’s attention and brought hope to many. Available to the Australian public for the first time, Richard and Craig will be uncovering all the details; the highs, lows, logistics, and challenges, which had to be overcome to enable the boys and their coach to be extracted successfully. This might be the only opportunity for the general public…

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