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Evenement naam2016 Odyssey of Speed
Start Datumdinsdag 1 maart 2016
Eind Datumvrijdag 30 september 2016

  Event beschrijving en NOR

Official Notice of Race (NoR) for download on the event web site:


The Odyssey of Speed is taking place at all windsurfing spots in Greece, which are registered under


The Odyssey of Speed will take place from the 01.03.2016 until 30.09.2016.


The Basic Rules of www.gps-speedsurfing.comVersion 9.0 (ref. 1) apply. (

Categories for Ranking 

‘TITANS’ Class for Speedsurfers Within the course of the event the following speed/slalom categories will be considered for the ranking:

  • Cat. A: 2 sec GPS max. Speed
  • Cat. B: 5 x 10sec GPS average
  • Cat. C: 500 m GPS max.
  • Cat. D: 1 hour GPS max.
  • Cat. E: Alpha Racing (500m)
  • Cat. F: Maximum Distance travelled during one day (24 hours)

For the ‘TITANS’ Class each session result needs to be uploaded to www.gps-speedsurfing.comusing the automatic upload function of the approved evaluation software (see ref.1. §8). Multiple sessions during a day are allowed (see ref.1 §.11), however should be avoided. Sessions shall be uploaded not later than two weeks after they have been sailed. Uploads are possible until 30.09.2016. 20:00. Any sessions uploaded after this deadline can not be considered for the ranking. All GPS tracks needs to be available for verification by the event organization at all times.


For the event’s ranking points will be awarded for the best performance in each category during the period of the event. For each category all competitors are awarded points equivalent to their ranking position in each category, except the first place, which is awarded 0.7 points. Competitors who will not supply a result for a category during the event or who are disqualified score the points awarded to the last possible finishing position. The Overall ranking will be based the accumulated points out of all categories. The ranking will be made considering all posted results in the entire period. The updated results will be communicated on the event website,on www.gps-speedsurfing.comand the HSSWA website

Sailing Equipment

Only windsurfing equipment is approved.

GPS Equipment

The official GPS of the 'Odyssey of Speed' is the LOCOSYS GT-31/BGT-31. This are the only GPS units currently recommended by International GPS Speed Sailing Organizations. Only sessions recorded by GT-31 (and GT-11) , and the new GW-52 units will be recognized.

Entry fee

The Odyssey of Speed is free and there is no entry fee.

Awards & Prizes

The winner in the ‘TITANS’-Class will be awarded with the title ‘Odysseus of Speed 2016’

Prizes from sponsoring please refer to the offical NoR.


Each participant should take responsibility for himself and can be disqualified if he/she exposes herself or others at unnecessary risk. If extra weights are used a vest must support the weights or equivalent that provides a positive buoyancy of the weights. Wetsuit, etc. are not counted as flotation devices. Sailors who refuse to provide help to those who show emergency signal will be disqualified.


Every rider has responsibility for himself. He/she has to have all insurances needed. The organizer will not take any responsibility for rescue operations nor racing accidents.


The event is organized by Tim Otte in close cooperation with the Hellenic Speed Slalom Windsurfing Association (HSSWA).


  Event meldingen

Deelnemers event
1Nick Vardalachos94,32
2Christian Bornemann89,3
3Dirk Jan Knol88,2
4Minos Efstathiadis84,37
5Johnny Tuijn83,1
6Johan Huitema82,74
7Johan Huitema82,74
8Johan Huitema82,74
9Philip Adamidis77,04
10Tim Otte75,64
11Armin Hoefer75,08
12Oane Kingma74,52
13Alexandros Petikidis73,39
14Rainer Motloch73,21
15Rainer Motloch73,21
16Rainer Motloch73,21
17Sakellariou Kostas72,83
18Sakellariou Kostas72,83
19Sakellariou Kostas72,83
20Sakellariou Kostas72,83
21Sakellariou Kostas72,83
22Thomopoulos Dinos72,12
23Alexander Doukas71,66
24John Papaspirou71,66
25Thodoros Romanos71,4
26Henrick Schill71,37
27Papandrikopoulos Konstantinos71,28
28Vladan Desnica70,56
29Panagiotis Chairopoulos69,72
30Panagiotis Chairopoulos69,72
31Panagiotis Chairopoulos69,72
32Manolis Kapnisakis69,58
33Birgit Hoefer68,82
34Georgios Flamis67,74
35Stephanos Grapsas67,17
36Babis Sakadaris67,05
37Babis Sakadaris67,05
38Babis Sakadaris67,05
39Nick Doris66,43
40George Papagiannakis66,01
41Matthias Sommer65,65
42Konstantinos Dimopoulos65,39
43Konstantinos Dimopoulos65,39
44Konstantinos Dimopoulos65,39
45Ilias Tsekouras64,05
46Tomislav Jaklin63,19
47Juan Herrero62,78
48Antonis Giannopoulos61,9
49Arthur Sanders61,55
50Dimitris Papagiannakis61,4
51Socrates Costicoglou61,26
52Kostas Ntotsias61,2
53Leta Margoni61,11
54Mavris Haris60,67
55Urska Desnica60,03
56Francois Lamein59,79
57Matthias Chemnitz57,84
58Mario Kontis57,56
59Peter Stroi57,13
60Pantelis Orestis Katsoudas54,7
61Michalis Doukas54,44
62Vasilis Kretsis54,12
63Constantinos Christopoulos53,74
64Kostas Raptis53,51
65Soulis Syrakis53,41
66Sofia Koukouzeli52,82
67Sofia Koukouzeli52,82
68Sofia Koukouzeli52,82
69Nicole Skodda51,19
70Zogkas Nikolaos49,41
71Zogkas Nikolaos49,41
72Zogkas Nikolaos49,41
73Inga Kontis48,29
74Hlias Apostolou47,34
75Chocho Chankov46,41
76Kwnstantinos Zervas46,24
77Goulielmos Giorgos46,16
78Asterios Drogalas45,7
79Vessela Katsarska45,41
80Olaf Krohne44,6
81Andy Copleston44,46
82Alexander Trylinsky42,71