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Southern Naval Command conducts sailing expedition from Kochi to Lakshadweep’s Androth Island

A sailing expedition from Kochi to Androth Island in Lakshadweep and Minicoy group of islands and back is being undertaken by Offshore Sailing Club, Kochi under the aegis of Southern Naval Command.

The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Bulbul was flagged off from Naval Base, Kochi on December 23 by Rear Admiral Antony George. The expedition will culminate on 28 Dec 20 at Kochi, after covering a distance of 400 nautical miles.

Team Bulbul comprises a mixed crew of six officers skippered by Captain Atool Sinha, an Asian Games medalist with over 22,000 nautical miles of ocean sailing experience.

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