Team OPTIMUM, looking at the future based on firm ground!

Published at Sailing World (Greek Edition), Issue 147, October 2020. www.istioploikoskosmos.gr – Translated in English by Team Optimum. Original greek version here. Interview with: Panagiotis Dimitrakopoulos, Head of the Communication & Marketing Team of the Aegean Rally. We, the editorial team of ‘Istioploikos Kosmos’ (Sailing World) magazine issued by Hellenic Offshore Racing Club(H.O.R.C), thought that
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Optimum Team, ατενίζοντας το µέλλον, δουλεύοντας οµαδικά στο παρόν

Πρώτη έκδοση από το περιοδικό του ΠΟΙΑΘ Ιστιοπλοϊκός Κόσμος, Τεύχος 147, Νοέμβριος 2020.Συνέντευξη στον: Παναγιώτη ∆ηµητρακόπουλο, Επικεφαλή της οµάδας Επικοινωνίας & Marketing του Ράλλυ Αιγαίου. Ως συντακτική οµάδα του Ιστιοπλοϊκού Κόσµου σκεφτήκαµε, ότι το πιό επίκαιρο θα ήταν να πάρουµε συνέντευξη από τους συντελεστές της οµάδας Optimum – Samos Steamship που αναδείχθησαν νικητές του 57oυ
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Happy Sailing…well Racing!

Alimos Marina, Monday September 14th, 2020 Our tireless Farr 52 One Design OPTIMUM 3 sits on its cradle  since Andros Race and other scheduled races are being canceled for safety reasons due to the covid-19 situation. Upon consultation with our partner Samos Steamship we elected to resume racing with OPTIMUM 3 for Hydra Race in
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Rising to the Top, … Yet Again!

Kalamaki, Athens, Greece.  Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Team OPTIMUM-Samos Steamship added a 1st and a 2nd place on race 3 and 4 of the 57th Aegean Rally and by doing so ended up with a scoreline of 1,4,1,2 and on equal points with Team Velos of Rio bronze Medalist duo of Mantis-Kagialis with a scoreline
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Tacking in 3, 2, 1..Go!

Kalamaki, Athens, Greece.  Monday, July 13, 2020 We are back in racing mode competing in the 57th edition of the Aegean Rally for 26th time out of 27 years of Team OPTIMUM existence.  It is the longest and most challenging regatta in Greece that provided so many experiences and depth in our arsenal and prepared
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OPTIMUM Future relies on the New Generation!

Athens, Greece. Monday, 6th July 2020. OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team campaigns this year its 27th season and due to the Covid-19 virus situation, lots of thought about the OPTIMUM future went on.  It’s about five years now that young (under 30) and enthusiastic sailors with various sailing backgrounds are recruited and immersed in the OPTIMUM
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Finally, 2020 Season Kicks Off!

Athens, Alimos Base, Tuesday, June 23rd 2020. That was the longest “winter” for Team OPTIMUM in 27 years!  The Covid-19 virus situation affected our plans as it affected and will keep doing so the lives of all.  In association with our partner SAMOS Steamship we safely navigated through the turbulent times of March, April, May
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Happy End of Season and a Promising 2020!

Athens, Alimos Base, Friday 25 September, 2019. Winning is always sweet and Team OPTIMUM is enjoying exactly that feeling for its convincing Andros Race victory.  But there is much more than that.  Our partners in this victory,  SAMOS Steamship Co., within days from the prestigious prize giving ceremony in Yacht Club Greece, invited us to
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High Speed Adrenalin Finish and an Emphatic Win!

Athens, Alimos Base, Monday 2 September, 2019.   After the decision of the Racing Committee to cancel Saturday’s coastal race due to force 8 winds blowing on the racecourse, it all came down to Sunday’s final sprint race from Chora Andros to Disvato, the strait between Andros and Tinos islands to decide the winner of the 52nd
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Winning Gold in Andros!

Andros, Island, Chora, August 31, 2019. It is not easy or common but when you manage to win Line Honors and on handicap overall, it is sensational. When all competing yachts in the 52nd Andros Yacht Race trailing OPTIMUM 3 crossed the finish line, the Race Committee was able to post the handicap results. Team
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