Watersports participation rises in the UK

Dinghy Sailing

The number of adults in the UK trying a boating activity has risen.

Around 13.2 million UK adults tried a boating activity in 2022, up 3% from 12.8 million in 2021.

The figures are from the Watersports Participation Survey 2022 which shows that more than 10 million people took part in one or more boating activities once or twice in 2022, whilst the number of people taking part more frequently in on water activities remained similar to the previous year (3.2 million).

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