Kumar, Shekhar continue to rule in 470 class

Sakal Times
Saturday, 24 March 2018

The Mumbai pair of Kumar and Shekhar hardly encountered any opposition as they sailed away to victory in every race conducted off the Mumbai Harbour, Gateway of India on Saturday.

MUMBAI: Praveen Kumar and Sudhanshu Shekhar of INWTC, Mumbai maintained their winning formula and once again won all the four races in the 470 class category on the second day of the Johnnie Walker sponsored The Festival of Sails, an annual weekend sailing regatta conducted by the Indian Naval Watermanship Training Centre (INWTC) along with the Royal Bombay Yacht (RBYC), and promoted by the Sailing Association of Maharashtra (SAM).

The Mumbai pair of Kumar and Shekhar hardly encountered any opposition as they sailed away to victory in every race conducted off the Mumbai Harbour, Gateway of India on Saturday. They are currently in first position with a total of 8 points and are followed by teammates Virendra Singh and Navnit Vishwakarma in second position with 12 points.

The sailors from INWTC Mumbai also dominated in the Enterprise class, as Shekhar S. Yadav and Rahul Yadav combined well to win the fifth, sixth and seventh races but did not finish in the eighth race. 

Shekahr and Rahul enjoy a commanding lead with 9 points at the end of 8 races. Mahendran V. and M. Chandrasekhar from Army Yachting Node who won the eight race are in second position with 13 points.

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