The Fair in Warsaw
The 31. edition of the WIND and WATER Warsaw International Boat Show 2019 behind us
The Water Sports and Recreation Fair WIND and WATER was held between February 28 - March 3, 2019 at EXPO XXI in Warsaw. WIND and WATER is the largest exhibition event for the industry and supporters of sailing, motor yachting, canoeing, windsurfing and diving in Poland and one of the largest events on the European market. During this 4-day international event, a very rich offer of products was presented by several hundred companies offering equipment and accessories from all disciplines of active rest and water sports. The interesting exposition was accompanied by meetings with famous stars of water sports: Olympic athletes, regatta riders, travelers and explorers. The fair is organized by the YACHT EXPO and Murator EXPO, in partnership with the monthly Żagle, celebrating this year the 60th anniversary. The strategic partner of the Fair is Gdynia - Sailing Capital of Poland.
The 31st edition of the WIND and WATER Fair gathered over 411 exhibitors, over 100 yachts and boats will be presented, including many premiere units. Exhibitors from Poland and abroad were present, including: Croatia, the Czech Republic, Greece, the Netherlands, Latvia, Germany, Sweden, Ukraine, Great Britain and Italy. WIND and WATER, apart from a unique exhibitors' offer, is also an exceptionally rich program of accompanying events – traditionally held the Canoeist Day, debuting Underwater Adventure, as well as many interesting lectures, shows, meetings with water sports champions, sailors, canoeists, divers, travelers as well as annual summaries of industry achievements.
During this year's WIND and WATER Fair, we definitely felt the hot atmosphere of the coming summer. In addition to beautiful and luxurious yachts and boats, pontoons, RIBs, jet skis and other vessels, you could find nautical accessories, engines, safety and rescue equipment, instruments for navigation and yacht electronics at the fair. Traditionally, there was plenty of new products and premieres, which the exhibitors have prepared for the upcoming season. Furthermore, the rich offer from manufacturers and distributors of sailing and sports clothing, as well as tourist regions from Poland and abroad presented their attractions related to active recreation by the water and on the water. The fair also promoted water tourist trails, charters, sailing yachts, marinas and interesting places for water sports. The newest equipment for diving, canoeing and windsurfing gave you a great opportunity to get acquainted with the latest trends 2019 and decide on plans for upcoming vacation.
In the program of the WIND and WATER, the Canoeist Day as well as the debuting Salon Underwater Adventure were held. Furthermore, presentation of prestigious awards and distinctions took place during the Warsaw edition of the Boat Show. The Leonid Teliga Awards 2018 of the monthly Żagle were handed to the winners in the category of a publication about sailing and sailing feat. The winners of the competition Yacht of the Year in Poland 2019 of the Żagle Magazine we met on December 31, 2018. The award ceremony of KOTNIZ Yacht Product of the Year in Poland 2019 took place at the Fair. The competition is aimed at selecting the most interesting, innovative and useful products for water enthusiasts - general equipment available on our market. Furthermore, the monthly Żagle presented the winners of the Jerzy Fijka Gwóźdź of the WIND and WATER Boat Show - the laurels most awaited by the exhibitors, awarded to the most innovative products presented at the fair, distinguished by outstanding design, quality of performance and functionality. In another competition Przyjazny Brzeg, prizes were awarded by the Polish Tourist and Sightseeing Society PTTK. Furthermore, the City of Gdynia, Association of Kaphornowcy Brotherhood and Press Club Foundation presented the laureate of the Leszek Wiktorowicz Award for 2018.
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