Chitresh Tatha, 12, is the youngest sailor to represent India at the 2014 Asian Games . He sails in the Optimist Dinghy category.
The 17th edition Asian Games will be held in Incheon, South Korea from 19 September to 4 October 2014.
About Chitresh Tatha
• Tatha is a student of Bhavan’s Rajaji Vidyashram (Kilpauk)
• He is a sailor who has travelled widely across the world namely Ireland, France, UK, Malaysia, Turkey, the Netherland, Bahrain and Malta
Sailing in Optimist Dinghy
The Optimist is a small, single-handed sailing dinghy that is intended for use by children up to the age of 15. It is one of the most popular sailing dinghies in the world, with over 150000 boats officially registered with the class. The Optimist is recognized as an International Class by the International Sailing Federation.