The INS Dronacharya team won the Regatta trophy in the Kochi Area Pulling Regatta 2019 of the Southern Naval Command (SNC) held in the Ernakulam Channel. Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) School & Diving School secured the runners up position.
The Boat Pulling Regatta is one of the most prestigious and traditional naval sporting activities conducted by the Navy. Six teams, formed from all major units of SNC based at Kochi, participated in the regatta.
Source: The Business Standard
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NIACL AO Mains Exam:
- Admiral Sunil Lanba is the present Chief of Naval Staff.
- Navy Day in India is celebrated on 4th December.