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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5th Spetses Classic Yacht Race!

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Spetses, Sunday June 21st 2015, 20:00. OPTIMUM-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK team members competed at SPETSES CLASSIC YACHT RACE 2015 that took place in Spetses island on 18-21/6/2015.  This is the main event of Classic Yacht Racing in Greece and Classic Yachts from around the world are joining every year to live their myth in Greece and particular the waters
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Savannah Honor & Opportunity!

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Antibes, France. Sunday, June 7th, 2015, 17:00. OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team was honored by being invited to participate in the 20th edition of “Les Voiles d’ Antibes” on board Savannah, a unique 90 ft Spirit of Tradition one-off yacht.  Team Optimum was represented by no less than seven members including Nick Lykiardopoulos of AERA fame
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Wow, What a blast!

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Athens, Monday, June 1st, 2015, 22:00. It was an extra long weekend and a 9-race series over 4 days of racing in Faliron Bay. Yacht Club Greece organized perfectly the 23rd edition of its prestige event “Y.C.G Sailing Week”. OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team started the series scoring low but managed to turn the tables by
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Mixed Salad!

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Athens, Monday, May 18th, 2015, 10:00. The past weekend was the third consecutive that OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team campaigned hard, logging so far in no fewer than 13 individual races in the 2015  season.  The OPTIMUM Team rolls nicely into its 22nd season and on Saturday scored a bullet during the 30-mile coastal “Patroklos Race”
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Optimum Performance!

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Athens, Sunday, May 10th, 2015, 22:00. This weekend, OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team competed in the 2nd regatta of the 2015 season namely “6th Athens Trophy 2015” organized by the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club.  Five inshore Windward/Leeward races were conducted varying between 6 to 8 nautical miles each one in length.  Two on Saturday in light
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