I think they are operating on the same principle they used in Viet Nam a long time ago concerning the town of Ben Tre. 'It became necessary to destroy the town to save it' Perhaps it is necessary to destroy sailing to save it?I observed a trend over the years, to remove any aspect of sailing from sailing.
No heeling condomarans-check
Let's get that ugly mast out of the middle of the salon-check
I agree... At some point why not do the obvious and remove mast and sails altogether? It's the logical endpoint. Then actual sailors will determine the market, and the condo-buyers can have their separate party barge market.