boot 2016 featured 1,800 boats and yachts, the latest trend sports such as wake- and skimboarding as well as kitesurfing, diving, fishing, canoeing and cruising, presenting a board overview of the sector. Water sports enthusiasts were extremely impressed, with 97.5% giving boot Düsseldorf top ratings. The trade fair organizers are also very pleased with the result of boot. “It is so much fun starting the trade fair year with boot. Walking around the halls you could see happy exhibitors and great visitors, with exactly the right combination of trade representatives and private water sports enthusiasts. In gloomy January, boot 2016 was a professional party that made everyone look forward to water activities,” stated Werner M. Dornscheidt, President and CEO of Messe Düsseldorf.