German show adds sailing center

Organizers said more than 360 manufacturers will present their products at boot Düsseldorf in Germany in January.
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Organizers said more than 360 manufacturers of sailboats and yachts, multihull boats, catamarans, daysailers and dinghies will present their products at boot Düsseldorf in Germany in January.

Halls 14 to 17 will be transformed into an enormous sailing center at the Jan. 21-29 event, turning the 48th International Boat Show into what organizers said is the most important platform worldwide for the presentation of all classes and kinds of sailing.

“Nothing will be left to be desired in our sailing halls,” Boot 2017 director Petros Michelidakis said in a statement.

“A very wide range of boats will be on show and we will even be able to record further growth in the multihull and daysailer sectors. As a passionate sailor I am already looking forward to the active and exciting sailing atmosphere in the halls.”

Market leaders Jeanneau, Beneteau, Bavaria and Hanse will be represented again, highlighting interesting advances in their development operations. Other exhibitors will include Hallberg Rassy, Dufour, X Yachts, Oyster CNB and Swan.

A detailed list of all exhibitors and the boats they will present at boot 2017 is available at www.boat-duesseldorf.com.

“Boot is not just a platform for boats and yachts. It has also been committed to promoting sailing for many years now,” Michelidakis added.

Organizers said Düsseldorf sailor Constanze Stolz is an excellent example. She is training to take part in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo in the 470 class, and boot Düsseldorf is one of her supporters and sponsors.

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