New Love, again…!

Monday, 16 May 2022, 10:00, Alimos, Greece. OPTIMUM Yacht Racing Team members have worked hard to prep their newly acquired racing boat OPTIMUM S for racing. And racing with her commenced for the first time over two consecutive weekends in the 12 th ATHENS Trophy 2022, the top inshore round the cans event in the
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Champagne Splash!

18:00, Tuesday 19th April 2022, Alimos, Greece. After a month of hard work in full Team OPTIMUM spirit, time for OPTIMUM S to hit the water has come.  More than 20 Team OPTIMUM-Samos Steamship team members, family, friends and fans joined and made the celebration memorable.  N.C. Kalamaki Commodore George Christopoulos and H.O.R.C. Commodore Yiannis Maragoudakis along with Yiannis Inglessis of our proud sponsor Samos Steamship Co. were present to share
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Young Guns joined OPTIMUM Academy for Offshore racing introduction. 

20:00, Sunday 3 April, Nautical Club Kalamaki, Alimos, Greece. OPTIMUM Academy invited six dinghy sailors aged between 17 to 18 years to race on Dehler 30od OPTIMUM 4 during the weekend.  The youngsters had the opportunity to taste sailing on board a super modern production racer and introduced to competitive offshore racing by Team OPTIMUM
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Season kicks on – 49th Hydra Race

08:00, Tuesday 29th March 2022, Alimos, Greece. Team OPTIMUM managed to enter all three OPTIMUM Sailing Academy Dehler 30ods in 49th Hydra Race organized by H.O.R.C.  The snowy and windy weather that persisted in Athens until March 23rd didn’t allow much preparation but the will to compete was strong among Team OPTIMUM members and friends. 
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OPTIMUM Sailing Academy – 3D

08:00, Thursday 24 March 2022, Alimos, Greece. Team OPTIMUM will celebrate the establishment of OPTIMUM Sailing Academy by competing in HYDRA Race this weekend with all three Academy brand new DEHLER 30ods, AETHER, OPTIMUM 4 and LAVORO III.  OPTIMUM Academy aims to introduce, seduce and immerse anyone into the sport/hobby of sailing and the joy
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Another chapter or a new OPTIMUM book volume?

Nautical Club Kalamaki,Athens, Greece. 16th December 2021, 08:46 Very few offshore sailing Teams around the world have clocked 28 years uninterruptedly.  Team OPTIMUM managed so and aims to reach a 50th anniversary!  Key decisions made early on and partnerships oriented to preserve and transfer lessons learned after thousands of hard racing and training miles to
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Farewell to OPTIMUM 3, let a new OPTIMUM chapter begin

Nautical Club Kalamaki, 14th October 2021, 09:00. Nineteen(19!) seasons with our trustworthy Farr52 One Design OPTIMUM 3 come to an end on a high note. The 2021 season was hugely successful as the Team posted a 2nd overall in IRC and 1st in the ORC category in the inaugural AEGEAN 600, a dominating 1st place
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Podium finish, yet again!

Back to base from Andros Race, 30 August 2021, 23:00.Photo credit: Nikos Zagas The 54th ANDROS RACE organised by Yacht Club Andros and Yacht Club Greece concluded and met expectations from all involved.  It was the “Toughest Yacht Race” as the light wind conditions that prevailed tested to the limit the patience and persistence of
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54th Andros Race

Andros Island, 27 August 2021, 08:00. The organizers Yacht Club Andros and Yacht Club Greece advertise it as the “Toughest Yacht Race”. Team OPTIMUM-Samos Steamship has participated more than 15 times and by experience totally agrees with the description. A formidable crew of 15 with more than 50% under 30 years of age including 4
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