SailNet Community - View Single Post - The future of the sailing world. Why are there so few young people cruising??
View Single Post
post #2 of Old 06-30-2012
Allen-deckard
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 130
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 5
 
Economy sucks the young are being hit the hardest and in any form sailing is a luxury even in a smaller cheaper boat.

On the flip side young people want to go faster in everything they do and sailing will never fit that bill.

Sailing going noware reduced maybe but the allure of sailing will always be around and as full prices go up since we all know they will just a fact of things i think the fuel advantage will increase numbers.

I kind of wonder if there won't be innovations that come from it things that make sailing even easier and more accessible and more motor sail boats.

My 2 cents
Allen-deckard is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome