HYDERABAD SAILING WEEK – 2021 CONCLUDES
Hyderabad, 19 Aug 2021 – Hyderabad Sailing Week-2021 concluded with a grand ceremony at Sailing Annexe, Secunderabad Club today. Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Naval Staff was the chief guest of the occasion. The Event was jointly hosted by the EME Sailing Association, the Secunderabad Sailing Club and Laser Class Association of India. Lieutenant General TSA Narayanan, Commodore, EME Sailing Association complimented the sailors on high standard of sailing and competitive spirit displayed by all participants. He also thanked Government of Telangana state, sister organizations and sponsors for making the event a phenomenal success.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief of Naval Staff congratulated all the participants & award winners and said their performance is going to motivate and inspire the youngsters to follow their experiences. This National Ranking event continues to rise in stature, expanding participation and attract the best talent in the country to provide perfect Launchpad for our budding sailors.
From a humble beginning in 1986, the event has come a long way. The unprecedented level of participation witnessed in this year’s Regatta is testimony to the growing popularity of the sport in the twin cities. The event has witnessed a total participation of 102 sailors from prominent sailing clubs across the country. The distribution of sailors participating in various categories is as follows:-
Persistent efforts of LCAI in terms of organizing competitions would undoubtedly nurture this young talent and provide a boost to their performance at international sailing regattas. The conducive environment provided by Hyderabad coupled with development of sailing infrastructure at Hussain Sagar would definitely make the sport more popular amongst the local population. The Sailing Championship-2021 would act as a stepping stone for these young sailors to achieve Olympic Glory for the nation in future.