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post #8 of Old 03-24-2013
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Re: Is Sailing an Elitist Sport?

What does 'sailing' have to do with the 'Americas Cup?' That's like asking if driving a car is elitist because Formula One racing is expensive.

You can probably watch 'yacht racing' every day in the summer if you want to. My club (dues is $50 / year) races numerous series in the summer and you can watch for free. The other local yacht clubs have similar racing on other days Is that 'common man' enough for you?


Barry Lenoble
Deep Blue C, 2002 C&C 110
Mt. Sinai, NY

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