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Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Chesapeake Bay
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Boat ownership is what will kill you financially. Crewing on a race boat can make you a little money, anywhere from 50-350 bucks per day. But making a living at it is rarely possible. This is why, in my opinion, that there isn't more top end racing and TV coverage. For the people racing, all that time and money invested leaves you with little more than bragging rights at the end of the day.
Inject serious prize money into the program, and more people will see it and want to do it. Of course you can't offer big prize money, when you only get 40 boats out for a regatta.
Merit 25 # 764 "Audrey"
Last edited by zz4gta; 01-29-2010 at 02:59 PM.