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Thursday, February 03, 2011 - 5.28 GMT

Fleet of yachts at Galle Harbour


A fleet of yachts on a tour around the world has arrived at the Galle harbour. The fleet known as Blue Water Rally comprises 30 sail propelled yachts.

Blue Water Rally organizer Cichard Balt said that the fleet set sail from the port of Gibralter in Europe on October 2009. It sailed through the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean and called at ports in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand during its voyage.

Several yacht owners from England, America, Australia, Italy, France and Spain and the members of their families have joined the voyage. He also said they would visit Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Sigiriya, National Parks and Sanctuaries and the ruined cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa during their stay in Sri Lanka.






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