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A final dispatch from Dusseldorf

Boot Dusseldorf continues through January 29, but Monday was my last day as I’ll begin my 14-hour journey back home Tuesday. The biggest takeaway from the show is the scope and organization of the show. It was a huge undertaking, with more than 1,800 exhibitors spread across 2.3 million square feet. I managed to at least walk through all 16 ...

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Boot 2017: Water sports take center stage

It's been another packed day here at Boot Dusseldorf. The halls were even busier today (Sunday) than yesterday as it seems to be the family day here at the show -- lots of people with kids today. That's always good news. Just like back home in the States, Europe is facing the same problem of getting younger people into boating. ...

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A Boating Industry editor in Dusseldorf

Greetings from across the ocean. I'll be covering the Boot Dusseldorf show this week, so keep an eye out for info here on BoatingIndustry.com, as well as our Facebook page. This is my first trip to Germany, so should be an interesting experience. The show kicks off tomorrow morning, but I took some time to get acclimated today, walking around ...

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Weekly 5: Industry scrutinizes Trump position on ethanol

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Industry scrutinizes Trump position on ethanol With a Republican administration under President-elect Donald Trump coming to Washington, the boating industry is looking to see how it handles ethanol ...

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boot Düsseldorf returns in January 2017

boot Düsseldorf, 48th International Boat Show, will return from January 21 – 29, 2017, to the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. Show organizers plan to roll out several new features. The Wave – the First Standing Deep Water Wave The Wave is a 29 feet wide standing wave inviting visitors to surf at the new Surfers Village in Hall 2. “It ...

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Four Winns Vista 255 wins European Powerboat of the Year

DUSSELDORF, Germany – The Four Winns Vista 255 has won the “2016 European Powerboat of the Year” award in the “up to 25 feet” category. The award was recently announced at a ceremony held at the Dusseldorf International Boat Show, Dusseldorf, Germany. This is the second time the brand has won the award, bringing home the trophy in 2012 with ...

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Boot Dusseldorf reports busy first weekend

More than 80,000 visitors visited boot Dusseldorf on it's opening weekend, show officials reported. "The first boot weekend was simply fantastic," said show director Goetz Ulf Jungmichel. "The atmosphere in the exhibition halls was great. The visitors and exhibitors were in the best of moods." On the first two days of the trade fair, a total of 80,120 attendees crowded ...

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