A highly motivated group

Optimist – 39th Meeting Internazionale del Mediterraneo – 8-10 December


Sunday 10th December 2023. As always there was a great atmosphere in the Yacht Club de Monaco’s Optimist team, out in force at the weekend for the 39th Meeting Internazionale del Mediterraneo with 12 competing. Nearly a hundred contestants turned out for three days of racing. In the older Minime group, Alexandra Santelli pulled off a very good 16th place ahead of Frederik Holst 21st followed by Océane Schroeder 22nd and Roman Lampert 33rd.

In the younger Benjamin group, the Monegasques held their own against stiff competition with Joséphine Dobbelaere clinching a superb 4th place, also winning the girls category. Not far behind was Jules Huon in 7th who won the event in the category born 2014, with Louis Pompée 9th and 2nd in the 2014 group, followed by Victor Holst, 13th and 3rd.  Pietro Carlevaris, Louis Faivre, Sacha Mousny and Anastasia Verpeka finished 14th, 19th, 27th and 28th.