Thursday, 14 May 2015

LOKAYAN 15



        Months of strenuous and focussed preparations were brought to their logical conclusion:Ironically the conclusion was just the beginning. With much fanfare and display of characteristic Naval Josh from either side of the ship’s brow Tarangini gracefully slipped from south jetty at Kochi and departed for this voyage, herein after to be immortalised as Lokayan - 15

       As the ship sets sail for this 17000 Nm, 18 port, 13 country Voyage, spanning over Seven months, we the crew of this Tall Ship look forward to exciting times across four seas and two oceans. The final destination will be the Tall Ship Events in UK, Norway, Germany, Denmark and Netherland. This year the ship participates in these event demonstrating India Navy's extending reach for the sole purpose of ensuring a safe and secure maritime environment. And thus the theme....

LOKAYAN 15 - TACKING FOR A BROADER REACH