For God’s sake…


Pireaus, Friday May 30th 2014, 23:59 Ancient Greek Gods of the Sea and the Wind, Poseidon and Aeolus respectively, delivered their best today for the POSSIDONIA CUP Race hosted biannually by Hellenic Offshore Racing Club as a side event of POSSIDONIA – International Shipping Exhibition. 30+ knots of wind and heavy seas greeted the fleet
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Split Second Decisions


Voula, Sunday May 25th 2014, 19:00. OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team sponsored by ASPIDA Maritime Security and SAXO BANK competed today in Windward/Leeward Races organized by Nautical Club Voula as part of Spring Series 2014.  The Race Committee managed to complete the 2 races scheduled for the day and OPTIMUM-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK scored 5 and 9 respectively finishing
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Sun Cream Saturday


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
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1st Regatta for 2014 is Done & Dusted


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
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Let the 2014 Season roll


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
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Team OPTIMUM unveils 2014 Sponsors


(Photo: Zagas Studio 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
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2014 Season Opening!


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.
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Winter Sunday 3 Showdown


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
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Marathon Sunday


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,
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Winter Series Championship is On!


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
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