Over 90 participants to join Indian Navy conducted sailing championship in Mumbai from tomorrow
The event will be conducted by the Mumbai-based Indian Navy Watermanship Training Centre
Indian Navy will conduct the largest intra-Navy sailing regatta, ‘Indian Navy Sailing Championship – 2021’ from October 1 to 5, 2021 in Mumbai, said the Ministry of Defence in a statement on Thursday.
The event will be conducted by the Mumbai-based Indian Navy Watermanship Training Centre (INWTC).
‘Yachtsmen and women from all three Commands of the Indian Navy viz., Western Naval Command, Eastern Naval Command and Southern Naval Command, will be honing and demonstrating their sailing and watermanship skills in Mumbai harbour over the next five days.
Over 90 participants will take part in the event, competing in seven different classes of boats. The concept of Team Racing in Enterprise and Match Racing in J24 classes of boats is being re-introduced to facilitate enhanced team spirit and instill leadership qualities amongst the participants.
The overall Champion for the event will be declared on completion of all races on October 5, 21.
A sail parade by 75 participants will also be conducted off INWTC (Mbi) on October 1, 21. It is one of the events being conducted by the Indian Navy to commemorate the 75th year of India's Independence