INVS Tarini

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Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini crossed Cape Horn, its designated point, early on Friday morning, following which its all-woman crew hoisted the tricolor to mark their accomplishment.

 

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Navika Sagar Parikrama

It is a project wherein a team of women officers of the Indian Navy would circumnavigate the globe on an Indian-built sailboat INSV Tarini. This is the first ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew.

INSV Tarini is the sister vessel of INSV Mhadei. The project is considered essential towards promoting Ocean Sailing activities in the Navy while depicting Government of India’s thrust for ‘Nari Shakti’.

 

 

Source-The Hindu.