For the third time, Germany's only classic and refit fair for GRP, wooden and steel boats will open its doors for three days on February 29th
A nautical flea market with antiques, specialist lectures, workshops, lots of equipment and accessories as well as a maritime supporting program: BoatFit, Germany's only classic and largest refit fair for GRP, wooden and steel boats, invites you from February 29 to March 2 2008 in the Bremen Exhibition Center. For owners of classic boats and lovers of early plastic boat construction, the fair now offers “classics of a different kind” in Hall 6 as well as a larger selection of equipment and accessories. Under the motto “Modern Classics”, owners of first-generation GRP boats meet here. Practical: As one of the first providers, the organizer offers the possibility of taking the simplified pyro certificate, the specialist examination for distress signals
From the right equipment for heavy weather travel to tips and information on buying a used boat to osmosis renovation - the lecture program on technology and practice offers the owner a lot of interesting information. Sailing adventure included. Under the title “We're leaving! In search of the most beautiful island in the world”, father Bernd Mansholt and his son Daniel report on Saturday and Sunday at 3 pm on the stage in Hall 7 of the two-year circumnavigation of the family of five from Oldenburg. Seven forums, equipped with stalls, workshops and product presentations, each have a specific topic, such as "Sails and Rigging", "Electrics and Electronics", "Safety and Seamanship" or "Paints, Varnishes, Care Products". For the first time, the neighboring country will present itself in a Dutch national pavilion with very special products. The nautical flea market in hall five will conclude on Sunday. Associations and private individuals who are interested in a stand can contact the organizer Reiner Tesch on 0421/2030392
BoatFit 2008 opens its doors from Friday, February 29th to Sunday, March 2nd, from 10 am to 6 pm in Halls 6 and 7 of the Bremen Exhibition Center. Admission costs 9 euros (reduced 7 euros). More information and the lecture program are available at www.boatfit.de.