Parade of Sails organised at Visakhapatnam

at 3:28 pm

Visakhapatnam: As a part of the ongoing ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ and ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Celebrations, a ‘Parade of Sails’ was organised by Eastern Naval Command  here.

The event was held as part of Engagement and Outreach programme at Western Arm of Visakhapatnam Harbour .

This multi-class event saw participation by  45 boats including sail boats, windsurfers, Kayaks and power boats with 75 participants symbolising 75 years of Independence.

‘Parade of Sails’ was organised under aegis of Indian Naval Sailing Association (INSA), New Delhi, official release said.

Rear Adm Jyotin Raina NM, VSM, Chief Staff Officer (Operations), ENC flagged off the event and later give away prizes to the outstanding yachtsmen and yachtswomen.