Second Sailboat INSV Tarini Inducted into Indian Navy
Second Sailboat INSV Tarini was inducted into Indian Navy at a ceremony held at the INS Mandovi Boat Pool, Goa. Tarini is slated to be the platform for first Indian all women circumnavigation of the globe expedition by the Indian Navy.
About INSV Tarini.
INSV Tarini, Sailing boat has been built by M/s Aquarius Shipyard Pvt Ltd at Diva, Goa. The stock design was built by Van de Stadt, Netherlands called Tonga 56 and hull is made up of wooden core fiberglass.
INSV Tarini successful trails completed in January and it is skippered by by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi and crew members include Lieutenant Commander Pratibha Jamwal, Lieutenant Aishwarya Boddapati, Lt Patarapalli Swathi, Lt Payal Gupta and Lt Sh Vijaya Devi
Inidan Navy is already operating 3 Sailing Vessels, Tarangini, Mahadei, Sudarshini which is also built in Shipyard of Goa.