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Re: The future of the sailing world. Why are there so few young people cruising??

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Originally Posted by caberg View Post
What's with the apparent alarm about the "future of sailing" and the lack of interest by young people? It's an interesting discussion, but does it really matter to anyone?

Personally, I wouldn't want to see my local waters any more crowded. The less boats the better. For the boats that are out there, young or old folks, doesn't really matter to me, so long as they're not a bunch of a-holes.
If demand for sailing continues to go down, manufacturers will produce less boats. The lifestyle will become only for people like the Liptons and the wealthy.

There isn't a device on this world that can measure the indifference I have for that statement.
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