Golden Globe Race - 2018

Golden Globe Race - 2018 (Update 4)

Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy is representing India in the Golden Globe Race 2018 (GGR) on an indigenously built sailing vessel ‘Thuriya’. The race commenced on 01 July 2018 and Commander Abhilash is presently in 10th position and has sailed over 5,500 nautical miles in the last 45 days. He crossed the Equator into the Southern hemisphere on 02 August 2018. Thereafter, Commander Tomy sailed West of the high pressure area around St Helena island in the South Atlantic Ocean and crossed the Tropic of Capricorn on 13 August 2018. Progress of the race can be viewed on the official GGR website (