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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Line Honors in Andros Race!

Andros Island, Chora, August 30, 2019. Team OPTIMUM-SAMOS Steamship Co. managed the impossible and took line honors in the 52nd edition of the famous Andros Race, established by “Big John” Goulandris in 1967.  It is one of the few races in Greece that provide a line honors trophy and that is why it attracts maxi
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Andros Race – 52nd edition!

Athens, August 28, 2019 OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team will participate one more time in iconic Andros Race from Thursday 29/8 to Sunday 1/9.  The Nautical Club Andros and Yacht Club Greece has worked hard to ensure another successful edition inviting great sailing teams and providing well regarded shipping companies to support them and share the
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Aegean Resume!

Aegean Sea, Sunday, 4 August 2019. The 10-day,  400-mile 56th AEGEAN RALLY is done and dusted.  OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team participated for 25th time since 1994 that was established, missing only the 1996 edition while racing in AQUA BRAVA Copa Del Rey Sailing Week in Palma, Spain.  In this long journey, Team OPTIMUM skippered by Nick Lazos and
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Back in Track!

Cape Sounio, Sunday July 28, 2019. The final leg of the 56th Aegean Rally from Milos island  to Cape Sounio concluded in medium to very light winds and Optimum 3 crossed the finish finish line at 01:30 early Sunday, scoring a 2nd place for race 6  That was a sweet reward for the Optimum crew
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Hard Times!

Aegean Sea, Milos island, Thursday 25 July 2019. Leg 2 from Astypalaia to Milos island via a scoring gate in Sikinos Island was on the menu of the 56th AEGEAN RALLY with the start at 10:00 on Wednesday 24th.  Although the leg evolved in perfect force 6 meltemi N wind, Team Optimum had to face
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Never Give Up!

Aegean Sea, Astypalaia island, Tuesday 23 July 2019. Race 3 out of six of the 56th AEGEAN RALLY took place as scheduled today in perfect sailing conditions.  The 15-mile coastal race around marks and rocky little islands in south Astypalaia area in 20-25 knots of wind and flat seas was a costly day for OPTIMUM
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The Race is On!

Aegean Sea, Astypalaia island, Sunday 21 July 2019. The 170 mile-long first leg of the 56th AEGEAN RALLY to picturesque Astypalaia island is done and dusted.   OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team from Nautical Club Kalamaki managed a 6th place at the scoring gate in Vathy, Sifnos and a 5th place at the finish line in
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OPTIMUM New Generation on the Go!

Kalamaki, July 12th, 2019. Last season we celebrated the 25th Anniversary of OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team (1994-2018) by competing successfully in the 50th Anniversary of the ROLEX Middle Sea Race in October in Malta.   Onboard their trustworthy 2000 Farr 52 One DesignOPTIMUM 3 for 7th time in the toughest Mediterranean  Offshore Race they set a new own time record for the 607 nautical mile
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Open Optimum Invitation!

Kalamaki, Athens, Friday March 1st, 2019. OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team plans to step up its presence and compete in up to 30 races in Greece and abroad in 2019.  In order to successfully complete such a demanding racing schedule invites all interested sailors in offshore sailing at top level to join, learn and share the
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