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Discover Benelux | Mini Theme | Boats
BELGIAN BOAT SHOW
Craving sun, wind, waves and the sea? Europe’s largest yachting and water sports fair will get you in the mood for summertime fun. With 1,650 exhibitors from 60 countries, ‘boot Dusseldorf’ is truly a 360° water sports experience. Shipyards, distributors and importers will present their boats, canoes, dinghies and glamorous luxury yachts. Ride the waves on your surfboard, relax in a canoe, go fishing, diving, or set sail on a fabulous cruise – in Düsseldorf, the dreams of every yachting and water sports fan come true.
This year, the 27th Belgian Boat Show will have an even wider variety of exhibitors and is expected to attract over 30,000 visitors. This exclusive, national nautical lifestyle event presents sailing and motor yachts, hundreds of new cabin cruisers, RIBs powerboats, jet skis, along with a selection of high quality used boats. There will also be prizes to win and visitors bringing their wetsuits can have a go at the biggest indoor lake the Wavesurfer, creating water waves of up to three metres high.
When & where: 17-25 January Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre
When & where: 14-16 and 20-22 February Flanders Expo, Gent
Tickets: Adults: €15 advance, €20 box office (concessions available for weekday tickets and two-day passes)
Tickets: Adults: €10 advance, €12 box office (group concessions available) Children under 16: free entrance (under parental guidance)
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