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18:00, Monday 17th July, 2023, Nautical Club Kalamaki, Greece. OPTIMUM Sailing Academy welcomes aboard a new supporter that embraces O.S.A.’s vision to share Team OPTIMUM experience with the young and coming new generation of offshore sailors. PERFORMANCE Technologies becomes the third and critical supporter of O.S.A. and the two Dehler 30ods LAVORO III and OPTIMUM...

09:00, Sunday 16th July, 2023, Lavrio, Greece. The 3rd edition of the AEGEAN 600 concluded with a memorable prize giving ceremony with Team OPTIMUM-Samos Steamship collecting a good share of real silverware after managing 3rd place overall and in class 1 in IRC and 1st place overall and in class 1 in ORCi standings.  in...

08:00, Saturday 8th July, 2023, Lavrio, Greece. Following a magnificent Aegean 600 opening ceremony last night, hours left for the start of the 3rd edition of the AEGEAN 600 under the Poseidon Temple in Cape Sounio.  41 monohulls and 4 Multihulls representing 15 countries will cross the line on Sunday July 9th at 14:00 for...

20:00, Friday 30th June 2023, Alimos, Greece. One may call the month of July as the prime time of offshore racing sailing in Greece since the Aegean600 and the 60th Aegean Rally take place, organised by Hellenic Offshore Racing Club(H.O.R.C).  Team OPTIMUM-Samos Steamship is completing preparations to compete in both events with OPTIMUM S, a...

17:00, Monday 29th May 2023, Alimos, Greece. The 28th Spring Series organized by Yacht Club VOULA took place over the last two weekends of May. Two coastal races of 27 and 17 nautical miles on the first weekend followed by a 33 nautical mile dash from VOULA to KEA island, stay overnight, with a return...

Photo credit: Nikos Alevomytis AleN Photography20:00, Monday 8th May 2023, Alimos, Greece. Team OPTIMUM-Samos Steamship returned back in action for the 2023 season onboard OPTIMUM S competing in the 13th Athens Trophy over the weekend. After a long 9-month period on the boatyard, Optimum S is updated, improved and serviced in all areas such us...

20:00, Tuesday 28th March 2023, Alimos, Greece. The 2023 season commenced with H.O.R.C.’s 50th Anniversary Race from Athens to Hydra Island and back, over the past long weekend.  Team OPTIMUM initial plan was to compete with its thoroughbred carbon race boat, OPTIMUM-Samos Steamship, the Carkeek 47 purchased last year.  However, delays due to technical issues in the...

21:00, Wednesday 1st of February 2023, Alimos, Greece. As the New Year arrived, the 30th Team OPTIMUM season is a reality.   There are few offshore sailing teams around the world that reach the 30-year point of uninterrupted competitive seasons full of achievements.  The exciting part is the promising future lying ahead.  During the annual...

17:00, Tuesday 20th December 2022, Alimos, Greece. Christmas Cup Race (that was postponed on Sunday 11/12 due to forecasted severe windy weather) took place last Sunday in extremely light and warm conditions. Team OPTIMUM skipper Vaggelis Nikolopoulos led female Team OPTIMUM members Anna Agrafioti(OLY) and Mily Tirla along with Team Principals Nikos Lazos and Periklis...

20:00, Monday 5 th December 2022, Alimos, Greece.Sunday racing in December turned out a fantastic outing up and down thecoast of Athens Riviera. Yacht Club N.A.S. organized a 20-mile coastal raceto Kassidi Rock and back that took place in light and variable wind conditionsbut in warm and mostly sunny weather. The race was like the...