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Re: Powerboaters Are Funny

The cruising sailboat market is a very tiny niche of a declining industry. What boats are getting sold are mostly power
I think sailboats large enough to have inboard engines are <5% of boat sales now at best

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Originally Posted by T37Chef View Post
Whats odd to me is that it would seem the cost of fuel has kept many power boaters from using their boats, yet companies like Sabre have stopped production of their Sailboats, and it would seem power boat sales are increasing over sailboat? Or has that always been the case?

I know fuel sales are way down at our club, so that would indicate less use.

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