A diver in standard dress is superimposed on an image of a grand cream and terracotta building in Neustadt Germany

15th International Historical Divers´ Meeting June 16th – 18th 2023 Neustadt/ Wstr. – Lake Marx Altrip Germany

There is a fair in Mannheim on the same weekend as the meeting so please remember to book early if you need accommodation. A list of hotels is given at the end of the programme.

Friday, June 16th
6pm Evening meeting on the market place in Neustadt at “Gianni”

Saturday, June 17th 
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM:  A visit to Haux-Life-Support at Ittersbach,
(Neustadt to Ittersbach = 75 km)
Haux Life Support GmbH Auf der Hub 11 – 15,
76307 Karlsbad-Ittersbach

10:00: short lecture, ca. 35 – 40 minutes.
10:45-13:00: Following a discussion over a snack (rolls/pretzel’s + coffee), we will divide into two groups for a company tour.
The highlight of the company tour will be a horizontal diving simulator complex, depth rated to 160m. Based on the Buffalo principle, this is currently being manufactured for a customer.

16:00 – 22:00: Meeting at the Saalbau Neustadt, Bahnhofstraße 1, 67434 Neustadt
Lecture from Frank Werthwein HDS Germany
17:00 – 17:30: Diving equipment manufacturers from South Germany
6:00 – 8:00 PM, Buffet dinner followed by a social gathering until 22:00

Sunday, June 18th
09:00 – 15:00: Meeting at Lake Marx
Restaurant Rheinblick, Rheinauenstraße 1, 67165 Waldsee
We will meet at Lake Marx, where there will be a reserved area for you to exhibit your collections. This is your opportunity to trade, buy or sell historical diving gear of interest. The adjacent restaurant “Rheinblick” and a perfect place to have lunch.
It is possible to dive in the lake at your own risk – diving is not included as part of the International Historical diver’s Meeting 2023.

18:00: Evening dinner in Restaurant Schloss Deidesheim
Schlossstrasse 4, 67146 Deidesheim www.schloss-deidesheim.de

Participation in the International Vintage Diver’s Meeting 2023 will cost members of HDS Germany and the international HDS, 34,00€/person, accompanying partners also pay 34,00€/person. Non-members pay 40, 00€/person for participation.
These costs cover the Saturday evening buffet at the Saalbau.

We ask again this year to pay the cost of the event in advance at registration. For HDS Germany members by direct debit. All other participants please transfer the amount to the HDS Germany account as soon as possible after registration. This is especially necessary for planning security.

Guest from foreign countries can pay by bank transfer or PayPal: volker@lekies.de Please add: “KTT 2023” Registration for participation to: franz.rothbrust@historische-tauchergesellschaft.de

Our bank details:
Historische Tauchergesellschaft e.V. IBAN DE38 6005 0101 0405 5894 49
Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, Am Hauptbahnhof 2, 70173 Stuttgart
Text: IKTT 2023 + name of the participant.
Attendees from foreign countries can pay by PayPal to this email address: volker@lekies.de Please add: “KTT 2023”

Hotel Tenner: www.hotel-tenner.de
Hotel Mandelhof: https://www.pfalz-info.com/haardt/mandelhof-2622/
Panorama Hotel: http://www.pr-hotel.de
Achat-Hotel: www.achat-hotels.com/hotels/Neustadt-Weinstrasse
Youth hostel: https://www.jugendherberge.de/angebote/schnellsuche/LanguageCode=de&SelectedSuggestionIds=417&SelectedSuggestionType=1&Searchterm=Neustadt
Kaltenbrunner Hütte http://www.kaltenbrunnerhuette.de/
www.booking.com offers many holiday lets if you are looking for a less costly alternative to hotels.

It is important to reserve rooms several months in advance, as we have many tourists in Neustadt during the summer. I will be happy to support your booking needs, just let me know. A few weeks before the event, we will send you a list of attendees.

We are looking forward to seeing you all in Neustadt/Wstr. in June and wish you a pleasant journey.

frank.werthwein@ historische-tauchergesellschaft.de