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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 different producers (equipment for personal use only).
          • Equipment Rental: Many VDWS centers offer equipment rental at a favourable price for those who don´t want to bring their own equipment.
          • Training: Discount on different training courses, such as motor boat training offered by many centers.
          • General Assistance: Support on topics such as general terms and conditions (GTCs), registration forms for rental and tuition, employment contracts.
          • Pro Shop: Professional equipment for all kinds of water sports with favourable conditions (for personal use and/or center equipment).
          • Seminars for Further Education: A great exchange of insider´s ideas, an attractive mix of different news and lots of fun  feature at VDWS workshops.
          • 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
          • 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.


Annual fee
Individual member 51 €
School member 153 €


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