News - Abhilash Tomy visited Custom House on 09.01.2014

Lieutenant Commander Abhilash Tomy of Indian Navy who wrote a new chapter in India’s rich maritime history by becoming the first Indian to circumnavigate the Earth under sails solo, nonstop and unassisted had visited Custom House on 09.01.2014. He shared his experiences of the 151 day trip in his sailing vessel, Mhadei with the officers and staff of the Custom House. He said he had not sighted human beings for a period of 130 days and experienced wind speeds of 70 knots and 10 meter waves. His message to the audience was that there is enough in this world for everybody’s need but not for everybody’s greed. It’s all yours but less is always more…..