50th Aegean Rally-Race 5: Team OPTIMUM scores 5-0!

Yes, we won Race 5 from Koufonissia to Cape Sounio, and by doing that we achieved a record of 5-0, which means that we are the first yacht to win straight out all 5 races in the 50 year history of the Aegean Rally! The OPTIMUM crew did a consevative start in Koufonissia to avoid
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Snakes & Ladders

Milos Island, Sunday July 20th 2014, 09:00. The first race of the 51st Aegean Rally from Piraeus to Milos is over and OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK managed a hard fought 2nd place overall. The first leg tested the patience of the Optimum crew since it took almost 17 hours to reach the finishing line in Milos. The
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OPTIMUM Line-up for the 51st Aegean Rally.

Athens, Wednesday July 16th 2014, 15:00. We are proud to present the OPTIMUM 3-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK  crew for the 51st Aegean Rally and the 20th that Optimum Yacht Racing Team will compete since 1994.  Among the 15 member crew, one can count more than 100 participations in the Aegean Rally, and about 50 podium positions.  Skippers Pericles
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Twenty is enough?

Athens, Thursday July 10th 2014, 14:00. This is the 20th time that Optimum Yacht Racing Team will compete in the  Aegean Rally, the top offshore and most challenging event in the Offshore Sailing Calendar in Greece and one of the oldest and toughest in the Mediterranean.    The Aegean Rally is also unique among sailing
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OPTIMUM Success in the 50th AEGEAN RALLY!

In January 2013, Team OPTIMUM members drafted the racing schedule for the season around the main goal for 2013 which was competing and winning the 50th Anniversary edition of the Aegean Rally, the toughest and most important regatta in Greece. As such, we set our training and racing schedule so that to hit peak performance
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Team Optimum goes classic racing

Spetses Island, Sunday, June 22nd, 2014, 20:30.Photo: Nikos Alevromytis / www.alen.gr OPTIMUM-ASPIDA-SAXOBANK team members competed at 4th SPETSES CLASSIC YACHT RACE that took place in Spetses island on 19-22/6/2014.  This is the main event of Classic Yacht Racing in Greece and Classic Yachts from around the world are joining every year to live their myth
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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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