We are proud to announce that IBS student, Alexander Ilsley, was recently awarded for the second year running the Youth Optimist Award from the Monaco Yacht Club with special recognition from Prince Albert himself!
In addtion, he won the German National Regatta, the 21st edition of the Trofeo Marcello Campobasso International Regatta in Italy and came in 4th at the UK National Regatta.
According to the article in Monaco Life.net, “Alexander, 14, described as ‘the young star from Monaco,’ won four out of five legs… He said afterwards that he won against challenging opponents, adding: “I hope that from here can begin my adventure in great sailing. My dream is the America’s Cup.”
Please find below a link to the articles:
Congratulations Alexander !