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Getting beginners to go

I am the cruising fleet coordinator at my yacht club located on Lake Michigan. I coordinate 4 cruises each year. One is 130 nm, the others are around 20. I get a lot of feedback from people who never do any of the cruises, yet seem to have an interest. Their reasons for not going are varied, but I suspect they are afraid to even go on a 3 or 4 hour (one way) overnight cruise. Lake Michigan has a reputation for kicking up fast, yet some of these concerns seem absurd to me. i have used the "cruising in a group" tactic. Any suggestions, or should I just give up the timid beginners?
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