This year’s Naval Dockyard Boat race holds today at the Navy sailing club, Navy town, Ojo.
The Naval Dockyard Boat Race was organised by the Navy Sailing Club in conjunction with Naval Dockyard Limited to mark this year’s Eid El Fitri celebrations.
According to a release by the Club’s Commodore, Tunde Giwa-Daramola, Rear Admiral A.L Akintola (Admiral Superintendent of Naval Dock yard) is expected to be the special guest of honour with many Captains of Industries, senior military officers, Sports administrators and other water sports enthusiasts in attendance.
The annual race will terminate at the Navy Sailing Club Ojo.
The Navy Sailing Club which is the hub of water sports aims to promote and advance the game in the country.
The first indigenous yachting Club in Nigeria, established in 1987, has grown over the years as the biggest Yachting Club in the country. It has also continued to produce up to 70% of athletes for the Nigeria Sailing, Canoe and Rowing Federation for international competitions.