You can bring a friend with you.
You can bring lots of friends with you!
You wouldn't want to do this with a sailboat.
Your kid won't become traumatized by a lunatuc sailing instructor screaming at her during sailing camp. It's just a about fun.
Versatility is the name of the game.
You can throw multiple boards on the roof of your car, so they're easy to transport. You can paddle them on rivers, lakes, bays and the ocean. You can go surfing. You can practice your asanas on them. You can fish from them. You can even put a mast on one and go windsurfing. Clean up is a snap!