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Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

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Originally Posted by JulieMor View Post
Imagine this...

There are two boats. Each has a race proven race crew. Each crew member has competed at a comparable level as the other. On paper, there is no difference, except one. One boat is crewed by men, the other by women. Who wins? And why?
To me having the opportunity is less important than the outcome.

I don't know of a big-league race that Dawn Riley has won, but she has had the opportunity to race in the same races as male sailors. She's on my To Be Admired list because she did it, not because she won.

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