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VDWS – competent for windsurfing, kitesurfing, dinghy-, catamaransailing and SUP. Quality as well as international presence in watersports.

  • Windsurfing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Sailing
  • Cat
  • SUP

Become a member

A membership of the VDWS brings many advantages.

          • Job Fair: Free job market for individual members and school members.
          • Equipment Purchase: All VDWS members get a special price on equipment from the leading producers (equipment for personal use only).
          • Training: Discount on different training courses, such as motor boat training offered by many centers and equipment rental.
          • General Assistance: Learning resources, learning aids and models, "Instructors Manual", templates for all kind of contractual questions and arrangements (insider area) and VDWS fashion.
          • Seminars for further education: A great exchange of insider´s ideas, information, updates and active networking and lots of fun feature at VDWS workshops. Each year for free, a one day workshop.
          • Hotline Water Traffic Law: We offer a hotline for those who have questions about the Water Traffic Law. Contact person: Rainer Beerfelde. Contact details can be found in the Insider Section.
          • Insurance: A lot of interesting offers due to  special group tariffs for VDWS members. Individual and watersports specific occasions.
          • Always up to Date: Regular newsletters and the member magazine VDWS NEWS keep you updated on trends in water sports, center specials and other developments in the water sports business.
          • Networking: Meeting new and interesting people & sharing knowledge.
          • Continuous member services at the VDWS office.
          • Anual memeber gifts at the boot fair in Düsseldorf.


Annual fee
Individual member 51 €
School member 153 €

Constitution of VDWS (PDF 100 KB)
Membership application (PDF 35 KB)