How important is winning? Should our kids be focused on outright success from an early age? Does it help keep them in the sport into adulthood?
There’s a growing concern that such a hard focus on results is not always the right way to inspire the next generation.
Among the various different innovative approaches to making sailing more appealing is one that caught our eye. At Mission Bay Yacht Club’s Open Bic North American championships, the emphasis is on fun and the competitors appear to love it.
We think the ‘Un-Regatta’ could provide an exciting template for the future.