As stated below, those who have never sailed before have enjoyed their sail on Windriggercat. The main reasons for this are: comfortable centre-cockpit accomodation, sails that can jibe without hitting the passengers, dual rudder-tillers so that a learner can sit in one hull and steer whilst I sit in the other hull controlling both sails and with quick access to the other tiller.
I have sailed it with 4-7 year-old children on-board without producing any anxiety from their parents. So there could be a profitable market-niche for the cat, but I need some positive customer-demand feedback to confirm this.
Sailboarding is not compatible with family life because its a solitary activity and a sailboarder either leaves his family on-shore or at home. Ultimately he gives up sailboarding and searches for a sailing boat which may attract his family to sailing. This leads him to the conclusions that keelboats have the required safety but require deep-water moorings, trailer-sailers do not require moorings but can capsize, multihulls which are relatively safe are too big for trailering, and all of these are too expensive for a family.
The Fun Sailer would be an attractive option for sailboarders because it has been developed to satisfy the needs of the family man - and they could use their sailboard sailrigs on it.
With its big-beam and low centre-of-effort sailrig, Windriggercat (see photo) would be another option - particularly for families with young children.
People who have never sailed before, have enjoyed sailing Windriggercat, leading to the conclusion that the non-sailing public could be a much greater source of customers in view of the fact that at present only 0.5% of the public are active yachtsmen.