Hyderabad: Lieutenant General TSA Narayanan, Commodore, EME Sailing Association, President Laser Class Association and Kiteboard Class Association of India and Vice President Yachting Association of India inaugurated the sailing coaching camp for NCC cadets at the Hussain Sagar Lake on Wednesday
Being under the aegis of EME Sailing Association (EMESA) and Laser Class Association of India (LCAI) at the Hussain Sagar Lake, a large number of NCC cadets, including boys and girls, are participating in the Camp to hone their skills in the field of sailing. The camp ends on September 25.
In his Inaugural address, Lt General Narayanan exhorted the young sailors to take maximum advantage of the camp and expressed his hope that some of the budding sailors will win laurels for the country at various National and International forums in the future.
Subedar Major BK Raut is the chief coach for the coaching camp. Winner of 22 National and 3 International medals, Raut isan inspiration for all the sailors. The camp will cover technical and tactical aspects of sailing which includes sail trimming, tacking, gybing, rigging and sailing tactics etc. The aim of this coaching camp is to promote the sports of sailing among the youths and train the potential Sailors.