OPTIMUM 3 up For Sale!


OPTIMUM YACHT RACING TEAM owners Nikos Lazos and Periklis Livas are keen to sell OPTIMUM 3(ex. CHESSIE RACING), the Farr 52 One Design, that they acquired back in 2003 from George Collins in USA, the last privateer that raced the VOR. She is a full carbon racing yacht built on an One Design prescription in
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We Did it Again – Is it Luck?

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Kalamaki, Saturday, July 29th, 2017. We managed to win the 54th Aegean Rally 2017, like we did last year in the 53rd edition. It may sound easy but we can assure you that’s not the case. Optimum Yacht Racing Team was established in 1994 and since then we have participated every year in the Aegean
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Aegean (Rally) Forever!


Athens, Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016. The 53rd Aegean Rally, Greece’s top offshore sailing event just entered the history books. OPTIMUM 3- THENAMARIS-OPTIMISE was the worthy winner after 6 demanding offshore races with a score line of 3-3-1-1-1-1 after covering a total of 360 nautical miles. Team OPTIMUM sponsored and supported by THENAMARIS and OPTIMISE added
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Aegean Magic!


Poseidon Temple, Cape Sounio, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Just crossed the finish line of the sixth and final leg of the 53rd Aegean Rally from Milos to Cape Sounio, just under the Poseidon Temple. OPTIMUM 3-THENAMARIS-OPTIMISE crossed the line first as she should to stand a chance to win the leg on handicap but we
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Aegean Pressure!

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Milos Island, Tuesday, July 21, 2016. The Aegean Sea lived up to its name and provided famous force 7-9 Beaufort “meltemi” winds for race 4 and 5 of the 53rd Aegean Rally. OPTIMUM 3-THENAMARIS-OPTIMISE pressed hard in the tough wind and wave conditions that reached 45 knots and up to 3 meter waves and managed
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Aegean Blow!


Patmos Island, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Race 3 of the 53rd Aegean Rally was completed today in force 6-7 northerly winds that tested crews and gear. The 24-mile coastal race around Patmos island and Anydro Rock anti clockwise was a testing 3-hour affair for OPTIMUM 3-THENAMARIS-OPTIMISE. Once back in port the results showed that we
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Aegean Beauty!


Patmos Island, Monday, July 18, 2016. We are delighted to compete once more in the 53rd edition of the legendary Aegean Rally. Actually, it is the 22nd time that OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team participates in the top Greek Offshore Sailing event. The Aegean Rally is unique worldwide in the sense that every year follows a
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Europe’s Best!


Porto Carras/Chalkidiki, Sunday July 10, 2016. Today was the final race day here in the magnificent Porto Carras Grand Resort that the 2016 ORCi Offshore Sailing European Championship concluded. OPTIMUM 3-THENAMARIS-OPTIMISE finished 9th with a scoreline of 20, 5, 9, 6, 16, 12, 8, , 10 and 11. It is huge satisfaction for Team Optimum
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Too Busy fighting…!


Porto Carras/Chalkidiki, Thursday July 7, 2016. We are already done with two days of racing for the ORCi European Championship and OPTIMUM 3-THENAMARIS-OPTIMISE is lying in 8th place with three races out of nine completed. The Race Committee selected a 34-mile coastal course on Wednesday and managed to fit two W/L races on Thursday.  
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Test Event, checked!


Porto Carras/Chalkidiki, Tuesday July 5, 2016. Most of the yacht teams that will compete at the ORCi European Championship participated today in the test race that the Race Committee managed to run in very light conditions. OPTIMUM 3-THENAMARIS-OPTIMISE did not miss the opportunity to race and measure the opposition.   “Although we managed 4th place
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