The Indian Navy’s second ocean going sailboat Tarini will be inducted at a ceremony scheduled to be held at the INS Mandovi Boat Pool on Saturday evening.
The sail boat Tarini is being inducted into the Navy and it is the platform for First Indian All Women Circumnavigation of the Globe expedition of the Indian Navy.
The boat draws her origin from the famous Tara-Tarini temple of in Ganjam district of Odisha. The word Tarinimeans a 'Boat' and is also a Sanskrit word for Saviour. Tara-Tarini is a patron deity for sailors and merchants and is worshipped for safety and success at sea.
Earlier the trials of the newly built INSV Tarini were successfully completed on 30 January 17 and all the learning experience from INSV Mhadei has been incorporated in this vessel right from the start. The keel of the vessel was laid by the Defence Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar on 27 March 2016 at the Aquarius Shipyard.