KERALA

Yachting race from today

KOCHI: The Kerala Yachting Association will hold its first yachting race from Friday.

The race will be flagged off from Fort Kochi beach at 8 a.m., said George Loval, president of the association, here on Thursday.

An all-women team, for the first time in India, will compete in the high seas said Mr. Loval. Eight teams from all over India will participate in the race.

The first leg of the race is up to Arthungal. The second leg comprises the return from Arthungal to Kochi on October 1. The race will be held in seabird class yachts. Each yacht will be manned by a captain and three crew members.

Each leg of the race is about 35 km. — Staff Reporter

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