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I was originally in favour of letting young kids attempt these record breaking trips...
I think that the truth of the matter is that these are commercial endeavors... kids shouldn;t have to go out and make money at this age.
If this keeps up one of these kids will die.
I know the streets are dangerous but trying to break records on the ocean is much more dangerous.
Whether the government outlaws this or not is not the question...I suggest that we as community should not support this.
"The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labours hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective". -- Henry David Thoreau