Grand Finales!


Cape Sounio, July 29th, 2018. An amazing split developed on the competing fleet of the 55th Aegean Rally in the final Leg 4 from Parikia, Paros to Cape Sounio, Athens. The thousands of fans following the race through the race tracker from their electronic devises were in agony on which side will pay out, the
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In the Mix for the Aegean Rally Trophy..


PAROS Island, July 27th, 2018. Greek wind God Eolos must be mad with something and we had the 3rd consecutive leg of the 55th Aegean Rally without “meltemi” the usual 25-30 knot northern direction wind that is always present during July and August in the Aegean Sea. As such, the competing fleet had to spend
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Heads Down….


Lipsi Island, July 25th, 2018. All of us involved and competing in the 55th Aegean Rally are devastated by the National wildfire tragedy that is going on back in Eastern Attica area, since there are still hundreds of people missing. Nobody is in the mood to celebrate but we must continue to fight and be
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The Big Blue!


Amorgos Island, Greece, July 22nd, 2018. The first leg of the 55th edition of the Aegean Rally 2018 was a long 132 nautical mile southeast dive from Faliro Bay to Amorgos. It took an average of 25 hours to reach the finishing line in Katapola port in Amorgos including a magical windless Aegean night that
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Optimum and Aegean Love!


Athens, July 19th, 2018. No less than twelve Optimum Yacht Racing Team members can be found on board four yachts competing in the 55th Aegean Rally. The uniqueness of this high adrenaline sailing event is that every year in its long history, it entails a new route. This year is no different and the route
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