Detail information event

Event name2019 Odyssey of Speed
Start DateFriday, March 1, 2019
End DateMonday, September 30, 2019
Event sponsorThalassa Suites-Afiartis, Maui Ultra Fins, NettoSun, Windsurfing Kos a

Event description and NOR

Notice of Race  (Ver. 1.0)


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


The Odyssey of Speedwill take place from the 01.03.2019 until 30.09.2019.


Each participant must be a registered user of

For the Odyssey of Speed 2019 a dedicated registration in the Event section (see link below) is mandatory. By this all participants acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions of GP3S, including giving his/her consent to share and publish session data in overall rankings of the Odyssey of Speed 2019


The Odyssey of Speedwill be based on current GPS-measuring standards and rules.

The Basic Rules of www.gps-speedsurfing.comVersion 9.1 A2 (ref.1) apply.
Scoring / Results

‘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)

Each session result needs to be uploaded to www.gps-speedsurfing.comusing the automatic upload function of the approved evaluation software (see ref.1. §6). Multiple sessions during a day are allowed (see ref.1 §.11), when they are sailed at different locations. For sessions sailed at one location multiple sessions concatenated to one session are not allowed. 

Sessions shall be uploaded not later than two weeks after they have been sailed. Uploads are possible until 30.09.2019. 23:59. 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.

Scoring: 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 updated results will be communicated on the event website, the associate Facebook page, on www.gps-speedsurfing.comand the HSSWA website

Sailing Equipment

Only windsurfing equipment is approved.

GPS Equipment

All GPS units approved by, which feature ‘Doppler’-Speeds are approved. Namely these are

  • GT-31/BGT-31
  • GX-52
  • GW-60
  • Motion GPS
  • Android Logit App

(see actual device list here)

Entry fee 

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

Awards & Prizes

The winner will be awarded with the title ‘Odysseus of Speed 2019’and will along with that receive the travelling trophy of the Odyssey of Speed.   

Further prizes from sponsoring will be announced soon.


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 'Odyssey of Speed'  is supported by the following sponsors:

The event is open for further sponsoring.


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



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