Khas Sailing Team Takes 3rd Place in Campus Cup

10 May 2012 - Thursday

In its first race ever, the Khas sailing team took 3rd place at the Marmaris Winter Trophy Campus Cup. Eighteen universities participated in the race, and the Khas team won 3rd place among twenty contestants in the overalls, and placed 2nd in its category (IRC-1). Of the nine Khas team members, seven had no sailing experience and five had never been on the sea. The competition, which was comprised of three races, lasted for two days.

After the race, Halit Kesgin invited the Khas sailing team to join the 23rd International Marmaris Yacht Race which will be held from October 27th to November 2nd as the representative of the Marmaris International Yacht Club. This was the first time that a university team was invited to compete in the 145-boat race, and the Khas team will participate in the Allianz Loryma Summer Cup to prepare for the competition.