Originally Posted by Ken
To some extent I agree with you. However, as the number of windsurfers grows, the more competition there is between the manufacturers, which equals more R & D, so the bottom line is better gear for the users at a better price. The greater the production numbers, the lower the price to you and me.
Let it grow, let it grow.
not only that but a growth in the profile of the sport would attract bigger sponsors to events leading to bigger events with more publicity, even if you don't compete it can be good to see these events with pro sailors pushing the boundaries.