Admiral’s cup Regatta 2016
The 2016 Admiral’s Cup Sailing Regatta was held at the Indian Naval Academy bordering the Ettikulum Bay, in Ezhimala, Kerala, from 5th to 11th December 2016.
Kerala, 5 - 11 December 2016
Instituted in 2010, the seventh edition of the regatta brought together officer trainees from the naval academies of 23 countries. France participated in the regatta for the third time.
The participating teams trained for two days, then fiercely fought the 16 races of the competition.
The very high technical and sporting level in the waters pitted the competitors in a lively neck and neck race, which maintained suspense till the very last day.
France finished at the eleventh place.
This competition, excellently organized by the Indian Navy, helped the competitors to hone their tactical skills and sea sense as well as create good ties. It was also an opportunity to explore India’s treasures and tour top-notch academic and maritime facilities at which India trains its highly valued future naval officers.