NCC Sailing Expedition at Jaisamand Lake
A Sailing Expedition Camp is being conducted at Asia's largest man-made lake, Lake Jaisamand from September 22 to October 1, 2012 by NCC Group Headquarters, Udaipur. In this camp, the NCC cadets are being trained in a busy schedule from early morning to late night.
A Sailing Expedition Camp is being conducted at Asia’s largest man-made lake, Lake Jaisamand from September 22 to October 1, 2012 by NCC Group Headquarters, Udaipur. In this camp, the NCC cadets are being trained in a busy schedule from early morning to late night.
According to the Camp Commandant Captain, Sanjiv Kapur – 2 Officers, 7 Instructors and 90 cadets including 26 Girl cadets from 1 Raj Naval Unit NCC Udaipur, 2 Raj Naval Unit NCC Ajmer and 3 Raj Naval Unit NCC Jaipur are participating in this camp.
In order to improve upon the physical efficiency, the cadets are made to undergo a routine of PT drill in the morning followed by breakfast and thereafter they are imparted training on the finer aspects of sailing and boat pulling.
During these ten days the cadets will be taken to various places of historic importance like Chavand, Hawa Mahal, Ruthi Rani Mahal etc.
Sailing is a highly skilled and adventurous activity in which the sails are set and maneuvered to move the boat with the atmospheric wind. After lunch the cadets are trained in Naval subjects like Seamanship. Boat Rigging, Tent Pitching etc.
The sailing expedition will cover a total of approx. 210 Nautical miles using the sails. In order to remove the stress and tiredness, the evening session for the cadets comprises of cultural programme performed by them.
Captain Sanjiv Kapur officially flagged off the Sailing boats wishing the Cadets good and fair winds. In his address he emphasized upon the need for them to go through rigorous training camps so as to be well prepared for the forthcoming event of joining the Defense forces.