Sri Lanka Navy dominate International Regatta
Dec 9, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Sri Lanka Navy Sailors dominated the International Sailing regatta in the Colombo Harbour on Wednesday. The event was organized to mark Navy’s 60th anniversary.
Twenty enterprise class boats with two sailors in each boat competed at the race. Sailors from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and three local yachting clubs participated at the regatta.
Sri Lanka Navy in collaboration with the Yachting Association of Sri Lanka conducted the race in accordance with International Sailing Rules.
The chief of Staff of the Navy Rear Admiral D W A S Dissanayake was the chief guest at the award ceremony while Commander Western Naval Area Rear Admiral Damayantha Dharmasiriwardene was also present on the occasion.