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HISWA Dutch in-water boat show

Aug. 31, 2022 - Sept. 4, 2022, Lelystad

The HISWA Dutch in-water boat show is the leading event for people who love water sports. Come to Lelystad for four days of water sports fun.

  • Northern Europe’s biggest in-water boat show.
  • Over 22,500 visitors.
  • Paradise for every water sports fan.
Bataviahaven 1
8242PR Lelystad
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Every year, the water sports season is opened at the HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show in Amsterdam. In addition to this indoor experience, you can also visit the HISWA Dutch in-water boat show at the Batavia Harbor. At this boat show, there is plenty to do and experience on the water and on shore. The event’s motto is: I love water sports.

HISWA is the only in-water boat show in Holland and the biggest of its kind in Northern Europe. Along the piers, you will see boats and ships in all sizes, types and price categories. And on shore, there are 200 providers of maritime and lifestyle products. Discover the latest water sports innovations, enjoy great music, and exchange experiences with other water sports fans.

During the HISWA Dutch in-water boat show, plenty of activities are available for young and old, both on the water and on shore. You can go for a trial run with a boat, as well as rowing and surfing. There are sailing lessons for children. Or watch the exciting match races and maneuvering competitions.


There is always something happening in Lelystad. Combine your HISWA visit with an afternoon of shopping in the neighboring Batavia Stad Fashion Outlet or learn about the history of Holland at the Batavialand museum.

Accessibility of the HISWA Dutch in-water boat show

The HISWA Dutch in-water boat show is easy to reach. The Batavia Harbor in Lelystad is centrally located in Holland and easily accessible by car, public transport, and of course by boat.

Discover the sights of the IJsselmeer region in the center of Holland. Visit Volendam, the Afsluitdijk and Batavialand and go for a boat and bicycle ride through nature.

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