President to honour naval officer for circumnavigation feat

Naval officer Lt Commander Abhilash Tomy will be felicitated by President Pranab Mukherjee for his feat in completing a non-stop solo circumnavigation of the globe under sails in 150 days.

Navy officer to embark on solo non-stop circumnavigation

Lieutenant Commander Abhilash Tomy will leave on November 1 for solo non-stop circumnavigation of the world covering around 45,000 km as part of the Indian Navy`s Mission Sagar Parikrama II.