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Yachting Safety

Yachting as a Sport and a source of recreation can be very exciting. However there are various safety precautions a Yachter must undertake and be prepared for. YachtsIndia.com has here, some of the basic safety precautions listed which would be … Continue reading

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Yachts & Yachting History

Sailing as a sport and recreation owes its creation to Piracy. The traders and sea farers were in deep trouble when they couldn’t recover their lost assets from the sea thieves. Thus began building ‘jaghtschips’, or ‘ hunting ships’, the … Continue reading

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Boating and Sailing

Boats or small ships have been use since time immemorial. Perhaps the urge to sail across the rivers, seas and oceans urged Man to develop better and huge boats carry livestock, granary and his folk to new places.

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Watersports: Sport Diving

Springboard Diving and Platform Diving. Basic dive has four distinct phases: the starting position, the take-off, the in-flight maneuvers, and the entry into the water.

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Watersports: Swimming

Swimming is an integral part of almost all water-based activities. It is also a competitive sport itself. People can swim in any body of water large enough to permit free movement. These areas include ponds, lakes, rivers, the ocean, and … Continue reading

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BANGARAM – THE HIDDEN TREASURE OF LAKSHADWEEP

Are the authorities out to kill the Golden goose? Are they ignoring the Rights of the islanders? It is a well-known fact that the Lakshadweep is a beautiful tourist place, under the direct administrative control of the Government of India. … Continue reading

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SCUBA GUIDE

Scuba Scuba stands for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. Scuba divers carry a tank of air that allows them to breathe while deep underwater. Scuba Diving The act of entering water and remaining below the surface to explore, to work, or … Continue reading

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The Laccadive Sea

The Laccadive Sea lies off the southwest coast of Arabian sea, about 225 to 450 km from the Kerala coast boardering the southern point of Sri Lanka to the the Maldives. This sea has a stable water temperature through the … Continue reading

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Bangaram – The Jewel of the Lakshadweep

The Jewel of the Lakshadweep, Bangaram Island is an uninhabited haven. Here, the only residents are the resort staff. Bangaram presents a breathtaking spectacle of sparkling coral reefs, turquoise blue lagoons, silvery beaches and lush green coconut palms. All preserved … Continue reading

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Kadmat Island

Kadmat is a beautiful Island, located in the Arabian Sea, as part of the Lakshadweep Islands. It is situated 407 kms. far from Kochi (Cochin) in the Indian state of Kerala(’11* 13*’ north latitude; ‘72* 48*’ east longitude). One of … Continue reading

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Agatti – Island

Agatti – Gateway to Lakshadweep The Agatti Island is at a distance of 459 km (248 nautical miles) from Kochi and is located the west of Kavaratti Island. It lies between 10o 48′ and 10o 53′ N latitude and 72o … Continue reading

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Lakshadweep – At a Glance

Lakshadweep is the tiniest Union Territory of India and is its only coral island chain. This archipelago consists of 36 islands, 12 atolls, 3 reefs and 5 submerged banks. The islands have a total area of 32 sq.kms and the … Continue reading

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Lakhswadeep History

Early history of Lakhswadeep is unwritten. Local traditions attribute the first settlement on these Islands to the period of Cheraman Perumal, the last king of Kerala. It is believed that the first settlers were hindus/ Buddhists. Even now unmistakable Hindu … Continue reading

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Lakshadweep

Formerly Laccadive, renamed Lakshadweep in 1973, the archipelago consist of 36 coral islands in the Arabian Sea, about 185 miles (300 km) off the Kerala coast. Thirty two sq. km of land surrounded by 4200 sq. km of lagoon rich … Continue reading

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