Steven Bond, a well known Melbourne big boat sailor discovered why big boat crew was so hard to find. He found that junior sailing participation rates had dropped and realised a robust junior sailing program was needed.
Steven Bond - Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 2011
As a result he founded OziOpti and working closely with Yachting Victoria developed the Tackers program, which is now set to go national.
This program is likely to provide a major boost to sailing at all levels and deserves support across the sailing spectrum.
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