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College of Engineering Pune (COEP) To Host The 88th Edition of Regatta on 6th March 2016 | Chinmayee Athalye

Established in 1854, College of Engineering, Pune has been one of the premier institutions in establishing Pune as the “Oxford of the East”. Being the third oldest engineering college in Asia, COEP has been instrumental in nurturing young individuals in multidisciplinary fields.

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The college boasts of having more than 20 clubs, catering to students with varied interest and disciplines. One such establishment is the college’s Boat Club – one of its kind in India. There are about 70 trainee and racing boats owned by the boat club, and they are used for practice and for competitive purposes. The Boat Club carries out numerous activities each year, one of which is ‘Regatta’.

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A Peek Into History...

1928-29

COEP boat club was established. Since then Annual Regatta has been taking place.

1933

Amateur Rowing Association of East (ARAEA) was established and since then they have been managing the Annual Regatta.

1943

The Boat Club purchased Eighters, and became the first boat club in India to own the same.

1947 - 48

After the British left India in 1947, their private boats, like diamond sculls, were purchased by CoEP.

Events

  • Arrow Formation – Regatta embarks with exhibiting 15 distinct boats ,The pride of COEP ,the distinguished Eighter forms an arrow in harmony with other boats.coep regatta pune boat race in pune coep boat club arrow formation

 

  • Shell Games – It is a spectacular display of speedy and lively shell boats with oars impelled by rowers against the waves flawlessly.The synchronization amongst the rowers leaves the audience mesmerized.coep regatta pune boat race in pune coep boat club arrow formation

 

  • Kayak Ballet – The most breathtaking event which leaves the audience electrified is a ballet of splashy ,slender kayaks.The determined kayakers have command over their Kayaks due to immense efforts and team spirit.coep regatta pune boat race in pune coep boat club arrow formation

 

  • Telematches – This event focuses on the demonstration of incredibly bright fireworks.The event showcases the speculative and gutsy performance by highly spirited students,which overwhelms the audience.coep regatta pune boat race in pune coep boat club arrow formation

 

  • Punt Formation -This show attracts freshers to the Boat Club.Punts are lightened by innumerable bulbs of varying colours.Punts glide through water forming innovative shapes.Co-ordination amongst the participants is noteworthy.coep regatta pune boat race in pune coep boat club arrow formation

 

  • Mashaal Dance – As the daylight fades and dusk arises ,the mashaals enlighten the evening of Regatta.The alluring reddish yellow reflection of the Mashaals in water creates a fascinating view for the Audience.coep regatta pune boat race in pune coep boat club arrow formation

A Glimpse of The Preparations...


88th COEP Regatta Promo Video!

Important Links of CoEP Regatta

About The Author

Chinmayee Athalye is a second year Electronics and Telecommunications student in College of Engineering Pune.

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