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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European Challenge!


Porto Carras/Chalkidiki, Monday, July 4, 2016. Two days left for the start of the ORCi European Championship that this year is hosted in Greece. No less than 73 yacht teams from Turkey, Great Britain, Israel, Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Romania, USA, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia and Greece are already moored alongside in the magnificent Porto
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Winning Ways!

Optimum Posidonia 2016

Alimos Marina, Monday, June 6, 2016 Following a 2nd place in Posidonia Cup, OPTIMUM 3-THENAMARIS-OPTIMISE participated in the “24th Y.C.G Sailing Week” in memory of Mr.John (Big John) Goulandris that recently passed away. The Race Committee of Yacht Club Greece managed to slot five Windward/Leeward races over the weekend, two on Saturday and three on
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Posidonia Cup Celebration!


Faliron Bay, Friday, June 3, 2016.   We just completed our participation in the 8th Posidonia Cup, a unique biannual race organized by the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (H.O.R.C.). This 15-mile coastal race takes place always on the Friday before the opening of Posidonia Exhibition, the world’s top exhibition for the Shipping Industry. To participate
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Fighting Spirit and Podium Results!


Kalamaki, Monday, May 23, 2016. The 22nd Spring Series Cup organized by Yacht Club Voula was on the “menu” for the second racing weekend of the 2016 season for OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team. On Saturday, OPTIMUM 3–THENAMARIS-OPTIMISE topped the scoreboard on the 26-mile coastal race from Voula to Patroklos and back, a race that took
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