About Gaurav

At a very young age, Gaurav was exposed to adventure by his grandfather who would encourage him to climb hills and trek in the wilderness alone. Later, he joined the Sea Cadet Corps Training Ship Jawahar and learned how to sail.


Gaurav has won two Indian offshore sailing championships as well as many major sailing events in India and Canada.


Gaurav also won the 2013 Admiral Ramdas Trophy, becoming the only non-armed forces winner of the Offshore Sailor Of The Year in India.

Notable Sailing Awards

  • 2005 Lighting Nationals Winner – Online + Handicap
  • 2008 Lightning Nationals Winner – Online + Handicap
  • 2008 National Offshore Championships Winner Leg 2
  • 2011 National Offshore Championships Winner – Overall
  • 2013 Yachting Association of India Admiral Ramdas Trophy for Offshore Sailor of the year
  • 2017 CanAm Challenge Winner – Melges 24