George Kavas

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George Kavas was born in March 26, 1995 and due to his father' s involvement with yachts he was literally raised in a sailing yacht ! He spent all of his summers as a child sailing that proved to be a successful skill for his after life....

At the age of 6, he started "optimist" with his brother Fanis and soon enough he revealed his true talent in racing. He was 7 years old when he took part in several races in Croatia and Italy and when he was 9 he won 1st place in Junior Championship at Lace Garda, Italy.

 

 

 

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Apart being a very good sailor, he was a very good student too...He use to train 5-6 days a week together with his brothers, taking very good care of his boat, keeping her in great shape!

When he was 10 years old, he was 1st in the National Junior Championship...He was very young, still very professional...In 2006 he participated in the Balkan Optimist Championship in Turkey and he was 2nd Overall.

 

 

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In 2007 he won for Greece the 1st Place in Optimist World Championship with his brother Fanis and 3 more Greek teammates. From 2010 and after he started training with 420 and together with his brother Alexandros they made history! They won 2nd place in the European Youth Championship and 2nd place at La Rochelle...

Their most significant victory was at Lake Neusiedl, Austria, they were 1st Overall in the 1st Men and Junior World Championship ! George is now studying at the National Technical University of Athens as a Naval Architect and his future in the yachting and shipping industry is expected to be exceptional!!!!

 

 

 

Career Highlights

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Optimist (dinghy) Racing Category

2005

  • Athens, Greece 1st Place National Junior Championship

2006

  • 2nd Overall Balkan Optimist Championship
  • Athens, Greece 1st Overall World Championship Junior Qualifier Athens, Greece 1st Place National Junior Championship

2007

  • Athens, Greece 1st Place National Junior Championship
  • 3rd Overall Balkan Optimist Championship
  • Vigo, Spain 2nd Place Semana Caixanova del Atlantico
  • Cagliari, Italy 1st Place Optimist World Championship with his brother Theofanis Kavas and 3 more Greek teammates

420 (dinghy) Racing Category

2010

  • Athens, Greece 1st Place National Championship
  • Athens, Greece 2nd Overall European Youth Championship

2011

  • Rafina, Greece 1st Place National Championship
  • Tavira, Portugal 1st Overall European Championship with his brother Alexander Kavas
  • Kieler Woche, Germany 3rd Overall European Championship with his brother Alexander Kavas
  • Nieuwpoort, Belgium 2nd Overall European Youth Championship with his brother Alexander Kavas

2012

  • Paros, Greece 1st Place National Championship
  • Lake Neusiedl, Austria 1st Overall 1st Men and Junior World Championship with his brother Alexander Kavas

470 (dinghy) Racing Category

2012

  • Takapuna, New Zealand 10th Overall World Youth Championship
  • Lake Garda, Italy 4th Overall European Youth Championship
  • 1st Overall Balkan Youth Championship
  • 2nd Overall Balkan Championship

2013

  • Athens, Greece 4th Place National Championship
  • Thessaloniki, Greece 3rd Overall National Championship with his brother Alexander Kavas
  • La Rochelle, France 12th Place in Youth, 33rd Overall World Championship with his brother Alexander Kavas