Here is an ongoing account of Dilip’s sails with friends and fellow sailors. He sails often and everywhere possible. His bucket list though, keeps growing. The list below gives a brief outline of his sailing adventures till his own boat Antara came along in 2018 and now demands all his attention.
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 around the Indian peninsula and Andamans training young naval officers including four women. The voyage marked the completion of 100,000 nm of sailing in 6 years for the iconic boat Mhadei.
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