Varsha and Aishwarya at the top in 29er

Chennai, India: The 2011 India International Regatta came to an end today with another three races sailed, which gave a chance to the sailors to discard one more race. The wind did not come early today, so the athletes had to wait around an hour before they could go to the racing area. At 12.00 […]

Varsha and Aishwarya take lead in 29er, Peter Lin extends lead in Optimist

Chennai, India: The light weather was present for one more day in Chennai. The sailors, after waiting for a while, started their first race for today around 11.30. The Optimist sailors started first and were struggling to reach the weather mark, as the wind was gradually dropping. The race was abandoned and the committee tried […]

Ganapathy and Varun dominate in 29er, Peter Lin maintains lead in Optimist

Chennai, India: The day started with low expectations since the wind was absent from the Gulf of Bengal. After a short wait, the wind started to build up from the South and the committee initiated the first race. The Optimist fleet started first and with a black flag, the start being favoured from the port […]

Indian Girls lead the charge on day one of IIR

Chennai, India: The day one of the International Regatta started off reasonably well, though slightly delayed. The first race started north of the shipping channel by 1130hrs in a west-north-west breeze of 5 to 6 knots. However, midway through the second race the wind dropped to zero and race two had to be abandoned. The […]

IIR- No wind, No practice race

Chennai, India: The lack of wind kept the athletes today inside the harbor and the practice race was not sailed. The sailors though had a nice time getting to know each other and enjoy themselves at the facilities of the Yacht Club. After a long time of waiting for the wind to blow steadily the […]

Brijraj Verma finishes 5th in Hobie 16 Asian Championship

Weihai, China: In a class which rarely gives Indian sailing any highs to talk about in any given year, 28 year old Brijraj Verma with crew Pankaj Kumar produced a performance to remember by finishing 5th in the Asian Sailing Championship at China, holding out a promise for better future. The talented skipper from the Indian Navy competed […]