Royal Madras Yacht Club in Asian Championship

Chennai:  The members frtom the Royal Madras Yacht Club is participating in the J/80 Asian Championship in Wun Bay, Xiamen, China which is being held from 4 to 10 December.

The participants include Sailing enthusiasts and prominent Bangalore based business men like AnjanRangaraj, CEO, Catalyst Properties, Vivek Shanbhag, Vishnu Sujesh,
Gowtham Kanakatlu along with their skipper Chinna Reddy.

The J/80 Asian Championship is a sailing event competition which hosts teams from all around Asia. The J/80 Chinese Class is the only class in China which has a  complete set of World Sailing class rules, including boat weight equalization, sail measurements, safety gear checks and crew weight limits being enforced. The J/80 class anticipates the fleet will be 40 to 65 boats with teams from around Asia.

The RMYC crew has been training hard under the leadership of Head Coach,
Mr.Chinna Reddy, who comes with 15 years of sailing experience and won International championship gold in Qatar on Hobbie Cats.

“We are honoured to represent India in one of the greatest sailing events in Asia with a fantastic team of five from the Royal Madras Yacht Club. We hope that through this experience at the J/80 Asian Championship, we can encourage more sailors to participate in more International sailing events around the world,” said Anjan Rangaraj, CEO, Catalyst Properties, one of the poarticipants.

NT Bureau