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How popular is boating?
Let’s face it, recreation over the last twenty years has turned into a lifestyle. Now mix that in with being on the water and it is almost heaven. Boating is more popular than ever as families look for fun safe alternatives that get the kids out of the house. There are over 13 million boat owners in the US alone, that makes it a $40 billion a year industry.
How do you get started in boating?
First you have to decide for yourself whether you are a power boat or sailboat type of sailor. A good way to check both out is to go to a local boat show in your area.
What is the cost of boating?
Like anything in life, you can have it all or be a minimalist. This will not however determine the amount fun involved. I remember how much fun the wooden row boat my grandfather gave me was at our local small lake. I didn't care that it was basically sinking all the time. I was out on the water!
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