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Now online! VDWS Instructor Scout - Your Stage!

In the Instructor Scout all VDWS instructors have the possibility to present themselves.... The advantages?

New VDWS Internship

Are you interested in becoming a VDWS Level 2 Instructor? Here you can find the update on our internship conditions.

Lack of professional recognition in Spain and its effect on the insurance coverage in the school liability insurance

SüdwestRing was able to decisively extend the insurance coverage in the business and professional liability for all water sports schools in Spain.

Covid19: No more restrictions for VDWS events

The previous regulation for all VDWS events (possible only for vaccinated or recovered persons) has been lifted with immediate effect. So there are no more restrictions for participation.

Fascination SUP

A sport with side effects

VDWS Social Projects: 5th anniversary

The social projects at the VDWS are entering the next round. This year they celebrate their 5th anniversary.

Wings - distance learning info days from May 3rd to 14th

Experts provide information on offers, opportunities and prospects.

Welcome to the World of Wingboarding

Whether Wingboarding, Wingsurfing or Wingfoiling, the enthusiasm for this new form of surfing unites Windsurfers, Kiters and Stand up paddlers alike. We at the VDWS firmly believe that Wingboarding is not just a passing trend, but will become an integral part of the watersports world in the future.…

VDWS events in times of Corona

Your health and safety is our top priority.

VDWS goes Wingsurfing

Wingsurfing is on everyone's lips and the VDWS is also enthusiastic about the new "trend sport".

VDWS Principal Days 2021

Due to the corona pandemic, the VDWS Principal Days will take place online this year.

Career Kick - Info Days Wings Distance Learning

Between 25.01. and 04.02.2021 there will be online info days again - especially interesting for VDWS members.

boot fair 2021 cancelled due to ongoing pandemic

The next boot fair will not take place in April 2021 as planned, but only again in January 2022.

boot 2021 - new date

Corona does not spare the world's largest water sports fair in Düsseldorf. Now there is a new date.

VDWS eLearning is online

After a planning period of several years and a development and implementation within just under 6 months, the VDWS training courses have been supported by their own eLearning platform in the past 3 months. The majority of the new instructors of these pilot courses were enthusiastic.

Der 1111 Kilometer Trip

Einmal den Rhein von A-Z per SUP paddeln

VDWS online Forum 2.0

Feedback, experiences and new schedule

Wings distance learning

Invitation to online information events

VDWS online Forum

New - the online Forum

VDWS Merchandising 100% recycled

VDWS T-Shirts and VDWS Basecap

COVID-19 news

The VDWS keeps its members updated.

THANKS - for 30 years of full VDWS commitment

Elfriede Schwaiger, responsible for bookkeeping at VDWS, goes into early retirement

Alternative dates for courses

The first alternative dates are online.

Live report VDWS training courses Egypt

There is also good news in these difficult times...

VDWS headquater on duty

As of 01 April 2020, the colleagues of the VDWS office have been registered for short-time work. Nevertheless, we will still be available for our members and interested parties.

Corona Mitglieder Update

Es gibt viele Meldungen. Wir ordnen sie für unsere Mitglieder

VDWS Aus- und Fortbildungslehrgänge

Wie steht es um die VDWS Ausbildungslehrgänge, die für das Frühjahr 2020 geplant sind?