Kingston, Ontario, is a nice and busy place these days when it comes to youth sailing. But soon, the « freshwater sailing capital of the world » may become busy with lawyers, bailiffs and legal actions.
The World Championships in the Laser Radial sailboat finished on July 30 and the Laser 4.7 Worlds are due to start next Friday on August 16.
There are two main suppliers of charter boats: LaserPerformance and Performance Sailcraft Australia (PSA). And the word is that most of, if not all, the Aussie boats have been sold, or at least that down payments were made for them.
Some 40 boats were apparently sold on the very first day. That’s more boats than many dealerships sell in one year. Read on.