Winning has never been easy


Ios Island, July 25th  2014, 10:00. Race 4 of the 51st Aegean Rally turned out tough for OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK that managed a 7th and dropped to 3rd overall in the overall standings. The offshore leg from Astypalea to Ios represented sailing in a lake and not in the Aegean Sea end of July.  The very light winds that prevailed and
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Suspense is on.


Astipalea Island, Tuesday July 23rd 2014, 19:00. Race 3 of the 51st Aegean Rally produced major suspense for all competing yachts since the results posted on the scoreboard a while ago prove that the the heat is on. In the 22 nautical mile coastal race in Astypalea, OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK scored a 7th, however still remains
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Winning is always sweet.


Astipalea Island, Tuesday July 22nd 2014, 11:00. OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK scored an ace on the second race of the 51st Aegean Rally from Milos to Astipalea Island and by doing so became the overall leader of the tough regatta so far. The second leg tested the stamina of the Optimum crew that worked restlessly for 11
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Snakes & Ladders


Milos Island, Sunday July 20th 2014, 09:00. The first race of the 51st Aegean Rally from Piraeus to Milos is over and OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK managed a hard fought 2nd place overall. The first leg tested the patience of the Optimum crew since it took almost 17 hours to reach the finishing line in Milos. The
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OPTIMUM Line-up for the 51st Aegean Rally.


Athens, Wednesday July 16th 2014, 15:00. We are proud to present the OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK  crew for the 51st Aegean Rally and the 20th that Optimum Yacht Racing Team will compete since 1994.  Among the 15 member crew, one can count more than 100 participations in the Aegean Rally, and about 50 podium positions.  Skippers Pericles
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Twenty is enough?


Athens, Thursday July 10th 2014, 14:00. This is the 20th time that Optimum Yacht Racing Team will compete in the  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.    The Aegean Rally is also unique among sailing
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OPTIMUM Success in the 50th AEGEAN RALLY!


In January 2013, Team OPTIMUM members drafted the racing schedule for the season around the main goal for 2013 which was competing and winning the 50th Anniversary edition of the Aegean Rally, the toughest and most important regatta in Greece. As such, we set our training and racing schedule so that to hit peak performance
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Team Optimum goes classic racing


Spetses Island, Sunday, June 22nd, 2014, 20:30.Photo: Nikos Alevromytis / OPTIMUM-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK team members competed at 4th SPETSES CLASSIC YACHT RACE that took place in Spetses island on 19-22/6/2014.  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
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Never Ever Ever Give Up


Cape Sounio, Monday June 9th  2014, 17:02 We are on our way back from a mentally and physically tough long weekend after successfully competing in 47th ANDROS International Race from 6th  to 9th of June.  As one of the oldest and most prestigious offshore yacht races in Greece, the OPTIMUM Team scored 3rd in the ORCi division after a stressful and
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