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November 09, 2016

“Away they go!“ – Germany’s best wakeboarders compete at BOAT & FUN BERLIN 2016

• Berlin boating exhibition hosts Wake Masters event for the fifth time

• 1,000 square-metre pool with a cable system and 20-degree warm water provides ideal conditions

• Wake Masters Boarder Party at the GALA NIGHT OF THE BOATS on 23 November

• Open training session of the wakeboarding elite on Friday, 25 November. Wake Masters 2016 championships on Saturday, 26 November

• Introductory courses with professional guidance

From 24 to 27 November, Hall 26a on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds will be an El Dorado for wakeboarders and the arena for their spectacular jumps and tricks. The specially constructed 20 by 50-metre pool at BOAT & FUN BERLIN combined with the WAKE MASTERS' own cable system and 20-degree warm water will provide ideal conditions for wakeboarders, allowing them to show off their full riding skills.

Those taking part in the competition, which was first held in 2009, will be vying for valuable points and a place in the rankings of the German Water Ski and Wakeboarding Association (DWWV). In Berlin, the last stop of the tournament, competitors will be able to gain up to 200 valuable points in a bid to secure first place on the podium. The hot favourite to win the men’s overall standings is Leroy Ney (22) from Salzgitter. He is ranked eleventh in the world and is one of Germany’s best three wakeboarders.

Friday, 25 November promises to be a particularly exciting day and will feature an open training session of the wakeboarding elite. On Saturday, 26 November the highlight will be the Wake Masters 2015 championship in all categories.

For those keen on testing their own skills, professional assistance will be available for trial wakeboarding sessions. One-hour introductory courses will be offered costing 20 euros per person, with a maximum of five participants in the pool at any time. Boards, protective vests, helmets and wetsuits will be provided. Participants must bring their own bathing trunks and towels. For more information and to book individual times please visit

For those who are interested there will be an opportunity to meet the Wake Masters 2016 professionals at the official Wake Masters Boarder party on 23 November, which starts at 6 p.m. The event is part of the GALA NIGHT OF THE BOATS. Tickets for this highly popular evening event can be purchased at the reduced rate of 15 euros per person at

For more information please visit:

Wake Masters press contact:
Pressereferat Brand Guides Markenberatung [ .] GmbH & Co.KG
Steilshooper Strasse 112, 22305 Hamburg
tel. +49 (0)170-415 0170
fax +49 (0)40-5480 2329

The programme of events at Wake Masters 2016 can be found here.

More information on BOAT & FUN BERLIN is available at

You can find a map of the grounds at BOAT & FUN BERLIN 2016 here.