AP State level sailing championship was held today at Krishnapatnam Port, Nellore for the first time under the aegis of Navayuga Sailing Academy. State level sailors and some trained locals participated in the competitions.
The Port is also playing host to Yachting Association of India (YAI) Senior and Youth National Championships from December 21 to 25 where as many as 500 sailors are expected to take part. Besides the port is also hosting International Youth Sailing Competition of India from December 27 to 31 in which 250 sailors from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Iran, Germany, UK and Hong Kong are taking part. In the first leg of the Asian Sailing Federation Youth Cup 2017-18, 150 sailors from across the world will be representing nine countries, including India.