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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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 www.facebook.com/zagas) 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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