2016 Season Outlook and a New Sponsor!

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Kalamaki, Friday, April 22, 2016. The 23rd consecutive season for the OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team will commence in less than 15 days. The Team is proud to announce the signing of a new sponsor, THENAMARIS. THENAMARIS is a global ship management company managing a world-class fleet of ocean-going vessels. The company’s vision is to be
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It is Perfectly Clear; We Want More…!!!

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Glyfada, Thursday, January 28th , 2016, 09:00 Team OPTIMUM members gathered last night for the opening of the 2016 season and the verdict was sound and clear:  OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team will be present at full force for the 23rdconsecutive season since its establishment in 1994.  The racing menu for 2016 is long and depending
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Congratulations to All!

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Piraeus, Sunday, September 13th  , 2015, 23:30.   The “2015 National Offshore Sailing Championship” is over and the winner is the Greek Offshore Sailing Community.  Event organizers Piraeus Sailing Club and Hellenic Sailing Federation hosted a real Championship that went all the way to the wire.   One should mention that both presidents of the organizing
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A Thrilling Experience!

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Piraeus, Friday, September 11th  , 2015, 21:00.   The “2015 National Offshore Sailing Championship” was supposed to be highly competitive but no one could have possibly foreseen the thrills developed on the racecourse in the first two days of racing and the agony on reading the scoreboard.   The Race Committee of Piraeus Sailing Club read the weather forecast successfully and
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Peak Performance!

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Piraeus, Wednesday, September 9th , 2015, 12:00. The countdown clock for the “2015 National Offshore Sailing Championship” is reading less than 24 hours. The start of the 1st race of the 4-day, 9-race series that includes a mix of inshore and coastal races in the Saronic Gulf area is at 11:00 tomorrow, Thursday, September 10th.
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A Hot Love Affair!

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Athens, Tuesday, July 28th, 2015, 12:00.   The 52nd Aegean Rally,  Greece’s top offshore sailing event just entered the history book.  OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK  took the silver podium position after four demanding offshore races with a score line of 5, 1, 6, 2 and racing a total of 222 nautical miles.  No less than 18 Optimum crew
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It was a Tough One!

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Sounio, Sunday, July 26th, 2015, 10:00. After 21 hours of hard core racing OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK reached Cape Sounio under thick foggy conditions that provided zero visibility, making it impossible to find the Temple of Poseidon and the finishing line. The Optimum crew nearly hit the rocks to make sure they crossed the line and were
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We Stand a Chance!

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Kalamaki, Friday, July 24th, 2015, 20:00.   Tomorrow is a few hours away.  Tomorrow is Aegean Battle Weekend No2.  Tomorrow at 11:00, the starting gun for Race 3 and 4 of the 52nd Aegean Rally will fire and OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK and her 15-strong crew just finished preparations and are ready for battle.  All systems checked, every
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Never Give Up!

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Vouliagmeni, Sunday, June 19th, 2015, 01:30. Race 1 and 2 of the 52nd Aegean Rally is history and OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK scored a 5th and a 1st respectively, and holds 2nd overall before racing resumes next weekend with races 3 and 4. The Mayor of Piraeus fired the start From Faliron Bay from a gunboat provided
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Boots or Shoes?

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OPTIMUM Base, Kalamaki, Friday June 17th 2015, 22:00. Up to force 7 winds and seas will greet tomorrow OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK competing in the 52nd Aegean Rally, the top offshore and most challenging event in the Offshore Sailing Calendar in Greece and one of the oldest and toughest in the Mediterranean.    This is the 21st time that
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