Volvo Penta, Head, S Prabhakaran said, "Volvo Penta is committed to promoting the need to preserve and conserve our environment, and sailing is just that sport which connects people to these elements of nature. With the growing popularity of the sport in India, the children are ideal ambassadors for us to help make the change."
Cmde (Retd) AS Bajwa, Treasurer of the Yachting Association of India said, "It is a major step forward in expanding our vision of putting India as the global sailing destination and by tying up with Volvo, the brand leader of sailing races worldwide, it is bound to add tremendous value."
The regatta is scheduled to be sailed off Chennai from 3 - 10 Oct 2010 and is expected to see sailors from Singapore, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain, Turkey, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Kenya who have shown keen interest in participating in this year's event.
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