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National partners

German Surfing Association

The DWV is the national organization for German surfers. We are there for everyone who shares our passion: surfing, rapid surfing, SUP and bodyboarding.


The VDWS stands for a coordinated system of services relating to water sports - especially wind sports. The focus of our activities is the training of water sports instructors, the support of water sports schools, the implementation of high quality standards in training, the maintenance and further development of the basic license system, the offering of both services and products and the representation of the interests of water sports instructors and water sports schools.

Austrian surfing

Austrian Surfing is recognized by the BSO (Federal Sports Organization), the ISA (International Surfing Association) and the ESF (European Surfing Federation) as the official representative (NGB - National Governing Body) of surfing in Austria, and is a member of the organizations mentioned.

German Wing Foil Association

The German Wing Foil Association is an association of people for the care and promotion of the water sports wing foiling, wings surfing and foil surfing.

German Windsurfing Association

The German Windsurfing Association (GWA) is the class association for the shortboard sector in windsurfing.


Kitesurf Club Germany

The purpose of the association is to promote the sport of kitsurfing in popular and competitive sports.

German Stand Up Paddle Association

The German Stand Up Paddle Association GSUPA is dedicated to promoting all types of stand up paddling, such as SUP Wave, SUP Whitewater and SUP Race. The GSUPA promotes SUP sport and its related disciplines and develops and coordinates the necessary measures.

Sports medicine support

Surfmedizin is the official medical partner of the regatta series in surfing in Germany - online and on site.


Medical care and advice from amateur to professional athletes is an essential part of our mission. 

Medical partners



MTR – We move!
The focus is on the areas of movement therapy, electrotherapy and compression therapy.
We offer continuous, personal support, competent advice, on-site instructions and also tailor-made solutions.



IARS® – is individually tailored protection for all water sports enthusiasts to prevent ear injuries. They keep out water, wind and dirt and still enable good speech intelligibility.

Media partners

Kite Magazine

The most exciting topics from the entire world of kitesurfing: tests, travel reports, interviews and news. Made by kiters forkiter.

Wingsurfers Magazine

With WING SURFERS we want to give wingfoiling a media home - for the scene, as well as for newcomers and everyone else who is interested in this wonderful sport.

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SURF offers all the information about windsurfing - tests, purchase advice, maneuvers, areas, news and interviews with the stars of the scene

International partner

Surfer's Medical Association

The Surfer's Medical Association is an international non-profit organization of medical professionals who are enthusiastic surfers. Like Surfmedizin e.V., they promote research and training to help surfers stay healthy.

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