Offshore Sailing Regatta To Be Conducted By Indian Navy

Please Subscribe and Get Daily Updates in Your Inbox!!!

Please Subscribe and Get Daily Update in Your Inbox
Loading

23 October 2021 Current Affairs:The Indian Navy is conducting an Offshore Sailing Regatta under the Indian Naval Sailing Association (INSA) aegis to commemorate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. 

Highlights
♦ Offshore Sailing Regatta is being conducted from Kochi to Goa with Six Indian Naval Sailing Vessels participating in the event, namely, Tarini, Mhadei, Neelkanth, Bulbul, Kadal Pura and Hariyal.
♦ The race is scheduled to start from 24th October and will run for a duration of five days.
♦ Sailing vessels would cover an approximate distance of 360 nautical miles between Kochi to Goa.

Aim
♦ The expedition is being conducted to foster the spirit of adventure and ocean sailing for participating crew.
♦ Apart from the sailing vessels, Ocean Yachts from the Yachting Association of India will also participate.
♦ The event is being organised by HQSNC and Ocean Sailing Node of the Indian Navy, located at INS Mandovi in Goa.
♦ Participants of the event have been practising over the last one month and have also undergone a Capsule Course at Kochi to hone their skills.
♦ Participants from the Indian Navy include Captain Atool Sinha, Captain Vipul Meherishi, Lieutenant Commander Payal Gupta, Lieutenant Commander K Pednekar,  have won medals in several events at the National level.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.