2018 – SY Sanjula – UK, Ireland, Greenland, Iceland and back
Sailed with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston as crew on his Farr 56 sailboat to experience sailing under the tutelage of the legendary sailor.
2017 – SY Warrior – Valencia to Antigua
Sailed as a crew on SY Warrior, ex SY Camper used by Emirates Team Zealand in the 2011 Volvo Ocean Race. The aim was to learn and experience sailing these high performance boats.
(Photo credit Trond R Teigen)
2015 – SY Grey Power – Grenada to Newport RI, USA
Sailed with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston to position his boat from Grenada to Newport, RI for the Transatlantic Race 2015 with stopovers in Bermuda and Provincetown.
(Photo credit Joshua Warren)
2014 – INSV Mhadei – Goa – Port Blair – Vizag – Chennai – Kochi – Goa
Sailed aound the India peninsula and Andamans training young naval offices including four women. The voyage maked the completion of 100,000 nm of sailing in 6 years for the iconic boat Mhadei.
2013 – INSV Mhadei – Mumbai – Kochi – Goa
Sailed with a novice crew from Mumbai to Kochi to welcome STS Lord Nelson, a tall ship specially rigged to enable sailing by difeently abled persons.
2009 – INSV Mhadei – Goa to Mauritius and back
Short handed training voyage to prepare for the solo circumnavigation. Onward leg with one novice crew, return leg solo.
2007 – INSV Sameer – Kochi to Mumbai and back
Training voyage to pepare for the solo circumnavigation with 2 novice crew members.
2003 – INS Tarangini – New York – Chicago – Washington DC
Executive Officer during the ship’s first round the world voyage. Participated in tall ship races organised by the American Sail Training Association in the Great Lakes.
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