Complete all questions on the survey and you will be entered in a drawing to win one of five prizes:

  • Grand prize: Limited edition OceanPlanet 1/2-model (value $500)
  • 2nd prize: Sailing Anarchy hooded sweatshirt
  • 3rd prize: OceanPlanet vest
  • 4th & 5th prizes: OceanPlanet hat

1. Have you participated in or belonged to the following?

 
Several times
Sometimes
Not At All
Inshore sailing
Offshore sailing
Attended Sailing Event
Sailed your own boat
Attended sailing presentation or speaker series
Sailing club or group
Crewed on Other Boats
Sailed solo
Member of a Yacht Club
Visited a Boat Show

2. Of the following events, answer if you follow them:

 
Very Much
Somewhat
Not At All
Around Alone (5 Oceans)
Vendee Globe
Olympic Sailing
Paralympics Sailing
College Sailing
Americas Cup
Newport Bermuda Race
Volvo Ocean Race (Whitbread)
Route du Rhum
Key West Race Week
Transat
Transpac
Mini Transit
Fastnet
Match racing

3. For each of these words, say how well they describe your
impressions of professional off-shore sailing.

 
Very Much
Somewhat
Not At All
Exciting
Challenging
Pointless
Technical
Extreme
Entertaining
Global
Elitist
Competitive
Healthy
Dangerous
Expensive
Boring
Athletic
Heroic
Over hyped
Adventurous
Underappreciated

4. How frequently do you follow ocean racing such as...

  Every Day Once or More a Week
A Few Times a Month
A Few Times a Year
Never
Volvo Ocean Race
Vendee Globe or Around Alone
Americas Cup

5. If following a professional sailing race, how would you follow the race?
Rank from least likely 1 to most likely 5.

  Least Likely
1
2
3
4
Most Likely
5
Internet
Text Message
Pod Cast
Email
Race viewer
Sailor's/team website
Race website
News story
Newsletter
Magazine
Broadband TV
Documentary

6. How many cars or trucks and boats do you own (over 20 feet) and how
many one way airline trips have you made during the past year?

Cars Ownership
1 Car
2 Cars
3 Cars
4+ Cars
Boat Ownership (over 20 feet)
None (Boats)
1 Boat
2 Boats
3+ Boats
Flights Taken In the Past Year
Under 5 Flights
5-10 Flights
10-14 Flights
Over 15 Flights

7. Activities that you participate in?

Biking
Exercise
Swimming
Fishing
Running
Play Team Sport
Tennis
Sailing
Skiing
Camping
Surfing, Kite Boarding
Snowboarding
Golfing
Hiking
Yoga
Gardening
Photography
Climbing
Walking
Gambling/Poker

8. How many times do you exercise a week?

0
1
2-3
3-4
5-6
Everyday


9. Which of these types of vacations have you taken in the past year?

International City Travel
Adventure Vacation
Caribbean Vacation
Chartered Yacht Vacation
Ski Trip US
Ski Trip International
Cruise Line Travel
Vacation on your own boat

10. How likely would you be to enter a contest where you could win a
chance to sail on a singlehanded professional race boat, alongside a pro racer?


Very Likely
Somewhat Likely
Not Likely


11. Which of these do you have or use regularly?

Home Internet Access
Investment Portfolio
New Car or Truck in past year
Mobile Phone
High Grade Power Tools
Second Home
Voice Over Internet Provider
MP3 Portable Player
Credit Cards
Satellite Radio
Life Insurance
Handheld PDA
Motorcycle
Bicycle
New Home in past 3 years
Financial Planning
Power Boat
Video Game System
Digital Camera
DVD Player

12. In an average week, how often do you consume...

  12+ 6-11
3-6
Less Than 3 Times Per Week
Never
Bottled Water
Energy Drink
Carbonated Soft Drinks
Coffee
Tea
Beer
Wine
Spirits

13. How often do you do the following...

  Every Day Once or More a Week
A Few Times a Month
A Few Times a Year
Never
Eat out at restaurants
Sit down read a book
Attend Rock Concerts
Eat health food
Attend Cultural Events (Art, Opera, Play)
Attend movies
Eat Fast Food
Attend Sporting Events
Shop On-line
Shop from Catalogues
Shop In Stores
Attend NASCAR Events

14. How do you perceive the sailors in the following professional sailing races?

 
Solo ocean races
Team ocean races
 
Very Much
Somewhat
Not at all
Very Much
Somewhat
Not at all
Team oriented
Competitive
Dangerous
Extreme
Humble
Technical
Overrated
Outgoing
Athletic
Role Model
Skillfull
Heroic
Fit
Driven
Adventurous
Egotistical
Passionate
Problem Solver

15. "Given the choice of two products with a similar price" how likely are you to buy the product or service of a sponsor of sailing over one that isn't a sponsor of sailing?

Almost Always
Frequently
Sometimes
Never


16. "Tell us about yourself..."

Age
18-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-64
65+
Gender
Male
Female
Education
High School or less
Some College
College Graduate
Post Graduate Degree
Children
None
1 Child
2 Children
3+ Children

17. What country are you a citizen of?

USA
Australia
Canada
United Kingdom
France
Spain
Japan
Switzerland
New Zealand
Germany
Other
     If Other What Country

18.What is your occupation and Household Income?

Occupation
Employed Full Time
Employed Part Time
Own your own business
Student
Homemaker
Retired
Household Income
Under $25,000
$25,001-$40,000
$40,001-$60,000
$60,001-$80,000
$80,001-$100,000
Over $100,000

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