HISWA or HISWA-RECRON is the trade association for watersport and recreation in The Netherlands. HISWA-RECRON represents over 2400 watersport and recreational companies.



Complete enjoyment on the water is what our member companies ensure. HISWA-certified companies allow you to sail without a worry.

Every HISWA member must apply these HISWA conditions in their contracts with consumers

HISWA-RECRON’s independent dispute committee; benefits can be found further below.

Eight essential tips for buying a boat

The smell of sea air and sun cream, the wind in your hair, the rays reflecting on the waves… Isn’t it time you spent more time on the water? And if you’d like that to be on your own boat, here’s what to keep in mind when investing in your pleasure…