It's cheap, fun, and.....well, you can see from above that it attracts healthy young people.
You'll never see a blog along the lines of "Saving Sailing" when it comes to surfing.
Who said that watching a sailing regatta was the equivalent of watching golf? As demonstrated in the pics above surfing does not have that problem.
note: Because of my prolonged absence from blogging I noticed a slight decline in eyeballs visiting this site. Hence, you've got to go where the audience is!