Continental Olympic Qualifiers and World Cup Change Will Not Achieve All the IOC Is Looking For

Posted on 03/17/12 4 Comments

ISAF is making changes to the core of Olympic sailing to get better diversity in sailing.  Being responsive to the IOC request must be applauded, but lets investigate the merits of the proposals. This major initiative ISAF is persuing to get better diversity at the Olympics is core to what ISAF does, so a lot is at stake. The international sailing federation […]

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10 lessons ISAF can learn from Perth 2011 to help the World Cup Sailing

Posted on 12/10/11 3 Comments

A commentary for moving sailing forward.   1. Location, location, location – nothing beats great sailing conditions like we have here in Fremantle. The sailors will put up with just about anything if their days on the water are excellent. That’s why Cadiz and Cascais have all been remembered fondly to date, while Qingdao is […]

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10 lessons ISAF can learn from Perth 2011 to help the World Cup Sailing

Posted on 12/10/11 No Comments

A commentary for moving sailing forward.   1. Location, location, location – nothing beats great sailing conditions like we have here in Fremantle. The sailors will put up with just about anything if their days on the water are excellent. That’s why Cadiz and Cascais have all been remembered fondly to date, while Qingdao is remembered as […]

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On Occupy – Taxes – and Commecial Real Estate

Posted on 10/16/11 No Comments

Reading the sunday papers about a  Dem frustrated with Obama (written by a bright ex Canadian) got me thinking.  If  I could pass on one thing to big wall street execs (like him) what would I say?  I’m not the only person asking questions of Wall Street but I read the Sunday Papers. Three things caught my eye […]

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Lighting of the New Years bonfire with an Olympic Torch

Posted on 01/05/11 2 Comments

Well, we know how to do it in style! New years 2011 came in with a bang, and a little olympic spirit! Here is the video from the event, a good time had by all! Up on Pressy Lake the gang got together and had a good old time, the faces on the torch bearers […]

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Swimming at the International Sailing Academy

Posted on 11/05/10 No Comments

Angela and I took a trip down to the West Coast of Mexico.  We stopped in to visit our friends Vaughn and Chris at the International Sailing Academy.  While they were off training we decompressed in the beautiful pool and enjoyed the delicious meals provided by Leaha. Have a look at the pool video below […]

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Downhill Mountain Bike Ride – Seymour

Posted on 09/04/10 No Comments

Nice ride down Seymour.  Got her done in just over an hour.  Met some nice folks on the trail who drove us back up to our car from the bottom too. Check out our route, I think it’s called Monkey’s or something.

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Welcome to the Port Tack Option group home page.

Posted on 08/11/10 No Comments

This is the home of Port Tack Option.  Our companies are focussed on delivering high quality products and services at modest prices to our customers.  Please have a look at our sites and let us know what you think.

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