For those who are sailing enthusiasts will find that local fleet racing has suffered demise in modern times. You might be looking to get into the sail race. If you are unsure about what boat to choose you need to start with what is available and popular in your local place. You will find most activity as well as a rewarding experience when you make such a choice.
For boats of one design usually local fleets were chosen and the sport was popular as well. Racing was in the simplest form and was invited as well. With fleet racing it was possible for local people to participate even with limited budgets. People found a socially fulfilling recreation with local fleet racing. It was a sport that was localized and grew in several regions. Hence, every region has a responsibility to keep up the sport of local fleet racing. (more…)