Sailing extravaganza in Hussain Sagar lake from July 1

World champion sailors Nitin Mongia and Mahesh Ramachandran will be the star attractions at the `Deloitte Monsoon Regatta`, commencing at the picturesque Hussain Sagar lake here from July 1.

Hyderabad: World champion sailors Nitin Mongia and Mahesh Ramachandran will be the star attractions at the `Deloitte Monsoon Regatta`, commencing at the picturesque Hussain Sagar lake here from July 1.

The sixth edition of the sailing extravaganza has been organised by the Yacht Club of Hyderabad (YCH).

"India`s largest sailing regatta, which is in its 6th year, is being conducted for the first time in Americas Cup Format, an IPL-kind easy to follow style. This is also the first time that it will be an inter-city tournament," the organisers said here today.

Mongia and Ramachandran, both world champions and Arjuna Awardees, will battle it out in Hussain Sagar after a gap of three years, said K S Rao, Chairman-Events, Yachting Association of India.

The event has got over 100 entries across new classes of boats like the Topper, Omega Optimist, Indopti and the popular Family Championship.

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