New Delhi: Ten teams from Mumbai, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Karwar and Kochi participated in the Navy Open Laser and Bahia Championship 2021 conducted at the Indian Naval Watermanship Training Centre (INWTC), Karwar, earlier this week. The event was conducted under the aegis of the Yachting Association of India (YAI) and the Indian Naval Sailing Association (INSA), and is aimed at honing sailing skills of participants and inculcating a spirit of adventure.
With 33 participants in the fray, the INWTC (Mumbai) team, which had prepared for the event under the tutelage of Mr Tomasz Zanuszewski, the Chief National Sailing Coach for India, excelled by bagging the first six positions in the regatta.
NAVY WINS UNIFI CAPITAL OFFSHORE REGATTA
Indian Navy won the Unifi Capital Offshore Regatta, featuring J80 class sailboats, concluded this week. Four teams from Indian Navy, Indian Army, Royal Madras Yatcht Club (RMYC) and the Pondicherry Sailing Association (PSA) took part in the two-leg race, between Chennai to Puducherry and back, covering a distance of 320 km.
Despite competition from prominent and experienced sailors representing RMYC and PSA, the naval team from Indian Naval Watermanship Training Centre (Mumbai) won the Offshore Regatta in its maiden participation in the event.