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Tarini carrying all-women crew members of Navika Sagar Parikrama on Wednesday departed from South Africa's Cape Town for Goa.
Tarini crew had an opportunity to interact with a wide range of stakeholders during the welcome reception hosted by the High Commissioner, which was attended by numerous distinguished guests, including state officials, businessmen, academicians, leaders from Indian community and media persons.
Tarini entered the port earlier this week after covering approximately 15,000 nautical miles since setting off from Goa, crossing the Equator, Cape Leeuwin and Cape Horn.
In this voyage, INSV
Mhadei would be sailed single handedly around the globe, south of all the great capes viz Cape Leeuwin, Cape Horn and Cape of Good Hope, covering a distance of 21600 nautical miles, crossing the equator twice, and starting and finishing its circumnavigation from the port of Mumbai.
Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, Honble Raksha Mantri had flagged-off INSV
Tarini from Goa on 10 September 17.
New Delhi [India], March 2 ( ANI ): INSV
Tarini carrying all-women crew members of Navika Sagar Parikrama on Friday entered South Africa's Cape Town.
Tarini has covered two of the five legs of the voyage, with the first port stopover made at Fremantle (Australia) in October.
Tarini , a 16-metre sailing vessel has been built by M/s Aquarius Shipyard Pvt Ltd, Goa, and was inducted into the Indian Navy earlier this year.
Tarini, a 55-foot sailing vessel built indigenously and inducted in to Indian Navy in February this year, has already sailed around 8,000 nautical miles
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had flagged-off INSV
Tarini from Goa on September 10, since then the vessel has covered 7,800 Nautical miles from Goa, crossing the Equator on September 17 and Western Australia's Cape Leeuwin on November 9.
The indigenously-built INSV
Tarini showcases the Make in India initiative in the international forum.
On completion of the race, INSV
Mhadei will shape its return leg to Goa with a change of crew at Rio and at Cape Town.