Sun Cream Saturday

YP4U0624

Voula, Saturday May 24th 2014, 21:00. PATROKLOS Race, a 26,5 nautical miles coastal race from Voula to a mark laid off Patroklos island and back to Voula was the menu for OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team today.  Light winds prevailed with lots of patches and holes of wind scattered along the course.  It took OPTIMUM-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK 04:13:15
Continue reading...

  

1st Regatta for 2014 is Done & Dusted

ZAGA0732s

Faliron Bay, Sunday May 18th 2014, 20:00. OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team completed the first regatta for the 2014 season in Faliron Bay, Athens, competing for the “H.O.R.C Cup”, a two day regatta, compromising by up to 6 inshore Windward-Leeward races.  Sunday was a repeat of Saturday’s perfect sailing conditions of steady 10-14 knots breeze under
Continue reading...

  

Let the 2014 Season roll

2014-horc-cup-1

Faliron Bay, Saturday May 17th 2014, 19:00. Perfect sailing conditions greeted the 14-yacht fleet competing for the “H.O.R.C Cup”, a two day regatta, compromising by up to 6 Windward-Leeward races. The experienced Racing Committee easily managed to conclude 3 races today since the breeze was consistent in strength and direction.  OPTIMUM-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK scored 8, 8 and
Continue reading...

  

Team OPTIMUM unveils 2014 Sponsors

14122892725_233effeeac_o

(Photo: Zagas Studio www.facebook.com/zagas) Kalamaki, May 13th 2014, 12:00. OPTIMUM YACHT RACING TEAM unveiled today the two sponsors for 2014 by concluding the branding of the hull of OPTIMUM 3. ASPIDA Maritime Security and SAXO BANK. This is the third consecutive year that ASPIDA supports Team OPTIMUM. ASPIDA is a high-quality Private Maritime Security Company
Continue reading...

  

2014 Season Opening!

NewYear2014

OPTIMUM YACCING TEAM members gathered yesterday for their annual opening season celebration. No less than 29 guys joined with 4 notable absentees missing the fun. And fun it was since we ate and drank everything that was available, debriefed last season’s efforts and experiences and then focused on the 2014 season racing schedule and commitment.
Continue reading...

  

Winter Sunday 3 Showdown

9107_0_2_photo_MAXI08ka_5633

OPTIMUM YACHT RACING TEAM put on a good fight on Race Sunday 3 of the Winter Championship Series organized by Yacht Club Greece. Due to the strong wind conditions, the Race Committee Race was able to conclude the planned two windward/leeward races around buoys for the day. The OPTIMUM crew tried hard to master the
Continue reading...

  

Marathon Sunday

Winter2013C

Sunday, November 10th 2013 was a very important day for Sports around the world. It was the day of the ORIGINAL Marathon, the 31st Athens Marathon! As a Sport Team, OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team, sees the Marathon as the ultimate test of human endurance and two OPTIMUM team members were registered to compete: Kostis Afentakis,
Continue reading...

  

Winter Series Championship is On!

GOPR0880

Since OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team was not going to compete in The Rolex Middle Sea Race in Malta this year, was naturally registered to compete in the Winter Series Championship and try hard to finish the season on a high. Winter Championship Series is organized by Yacht Club Greece every year all through November. As
Continue reading...

  

Back in Business, Fall Series!

DCIM100GOPRO

Team OPTIMUM concluded yesterday its participation in the fall series by competing in “HYDRA Race” organized by Yacht Club Greece. It is considered a classic coastal/offshore race from Piraeus to Hydra Island and back (36 miles each way) during the National Holiday of “28th October” that marks the end of sailing racing at fall. We
Continue reading...

  

Optimum Opportunity only for men under 30!

Popeye

OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team is looking for new members to join the team in an effort to decrease the mean age value aboard and increase the “horse power”. As such, athletic men under thirty years old full of thirst to go racing sailing with a demanding boat and team should e-mail skipper Periklis Livas to
Continue reading...