How to encourage new and younger members?
Contact – Iain Macpherson and Kath Davis
Where do/could DB sailors come from?
Families of DB sailors
Ex dinghy sailors
Ex cruiser sailors
Brand new to sailing
Currently average age is said to be about 55 [is this true?/have we got the info?]
Objective is to reduce this.
We probably will not be able to get this much below 45.
How do we attract more people?
Wider exposure: Covered in other sections
PR & publicity
What do we need to do to encourage/maintain membership
Rules & specifications New handbook
Events DB Week
What obstacles need to be overcome?
More boats needed in circulation: new boats ; second-hand boat : under-used boats