Indonesia Atlantic Challenge 2012 Team Ready to Seize Title in Ireland
Atlantic Challenge Indonesia Team 2012 is optimistic it be able to reclaim its honor at the International Contest of Seamanship event and Boatbuilding, Atlantic Challenge 2012, Bantry, Ireland, 21 to 29 July 2012.
Atlantic Challenge Indonesia Team 2012 optimistic is able to reclaim his honor at the International Contest of Seamanship event and Boatbuilding, ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2012, Bantry, Ireland, 21 to 29 July 2012. Preparation team of 20 students from the Institute of Technology 10 November Surabaya (ITS) and Polytechnic State Boating Surabaya (PPNS), including athletes, backup, and its official, has been 80%.
Preparation started in March 2011 and then to start the third ship building Rojo Segoro that we can finally launch on January 24, 2012 and in ARMATIM, Surabaya. For now priority in the preparation of physical exercise, simulating afight for 13 race categories, and fundraising for the departure of the team. Exercises conducted in Surabaya Kenjeran Coast by boat Merdeka (2002) who had won a trophy Spirit Of Atlantic Challenge 2002 and was named the most beautiful ship of this century and the ship Rojo Segoro (2012). Atlantic Challenge Indonesia Team under the auspices of the Student Activity Unit ITS Maritime Challenge, which is supervised by Prof. Dr. Ir. Daniel M. Rosyid. Indonesia Team Coordinator of the Atlantic Challenge 2012 is Rikki Styadi. After sea training is completed, for an empty lecture schedule busy with activities in non-metal workshop in the PPNS to make an unfinished boat accessories, such as mast ship backup, backup paddle and a few other supporting tools.
ATLANTIC CHALLENGE is a routine activity held every two years in the Atlantic Challenge Foundation member countries aimed to building international cooperation in the field of socio-cultural among young people an insight as to the maritime world. As a means of activity used a wooden vessel (boat) called Yole de Bantry in a single design standard (strict one design). Boats are taken from the momentum of the Great War between the French against the British in 1796, which in those days the French war ships can not enter into the territorial waters of Britain. Yole de Bantry through which serves as a landing craft, the fleet of the French troops were sent to mainland Britain and Ireland.
In the prestigious event in participating countries based maritime, Indonesia was represented by a team called the Atlantic Challenge Indonesia.
To go to the grand event "International Contest of Seamanship and Boatbuilding Atlantic Challenge 2012", held in Bantry, Ireland, 21-29 July 2012, Atlantic Challenge Indonesia Team 2012 has prepared a Yole de Bantry new ship named "Rojo Segoro". Ships are in the process takes 6 months and this is a breakthrough innovation from Atlantic Challenge Indonesia Team 2010, which competed in the Midland, Canada who are members of Wooden Sailing Boat II "Yole de Bantry Project". Rojo Segoro ship is a ship design improvements from the previous (Merdeka, 2002) who has followed four similar events in America and Europe from 2004 to 2008, and GARUDA who has followed events in Canada in 2010. With the construction of lighter material than the previous ship, and innovation on the part thwart bamboo (base rowers), this ship is expected to be able to compete in the realization of the victory and reclaim the title of honor "The Spirit of Atlantic Challenge Award" which is the rule supreme in the international maritime as well as bring in some other trophy as proof tha tIndonesia is capable and able to resist the Europeans and Americans.
And this year, with spirit, and spirit of the new crew and ship to our new III has advantages over light and stable. International Atlantic Challenge team with hard work and optimism, to return the trophy "The Spirit of Atlantic Challenge Award" into Indonesia. And want more of it, some will be targeted by Team Atlantic Challenge International Indonesia. Trophy is a Janker Award .
Progress and outstanding achievements have been shown when the teams first Atlantic Challenge Indonesia following the event Intenasional Atlantic Challenge in 2002. Even "International Contest of Seamanship and Boat building - Atlantic Challenge 2002", held in Rockland - Maine, USA. The first time is able to follow the rule and managed to win the highest trophy in the form of "The Spirit ofAtlantic Challenge Award". Written in the name of the trophy INDONESIA. One proof that we can and can beat the superiority Eropas and American countries. Great title of mental strength and the spirit of stating maritime youth Indonesia can reach back again defended the Atlantic Challenge team now Indonesia followed a similar contest called "Jeunes Defi Marins - International Challenge 2004" held in the city of Toulon, France. In 2006, introduced the board ships of the Madurese traditional Gole'an and until now on display at the Maritime Museum USA. In 2008 the ship managed to make a replica of Yole de Bantry, and in 2010 the second ship (Garuda) has been named to pilot the project at the Nautical Tremolino Museum, USA.