The Admiral’s Cup Sailing Regatta 2015 conducted at the picturesque Ettikulum Bay at the Indian Naval Academy
The opening ceremony of the Admiral’s Cup Sailing Regatta 2015 was conducted at the picturesque Ettikulum Bay at the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala on 09 Dec 15. The event saw the participation of teams from 18 countries from Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Indonesia, Mauritius, Netherlands, Oman, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, UAE, United Kingdom, USA and a team each from Indian Naval Academy and National Defence Academy.
The Regatta is being conducted by the INA on behalf of the Indian Naval Sailing Association. Nine races, in Laser (Radial) class sailing boats, were scheduled over three days commencing from 10 Dec 2015. The course is laid out in keeping with international standards. The event has become very popular since its inception in 2010. 40 participants including four lady participants fiercely competed for the coveted ‘Admiral’s Cup’.
The team from USA won the Admiral’s Cup for year 2015 with the team from China bagging the Runner’s up trophy. The Indian team won the bronze medal in the event.
Parade of Sails
Moving Together – United Through Oceans
Team USA, Winner’s, Admiral’s Cup 2015
Race in Progress
Team China, Runner’s Up, Admiral’s Cup 2015