On 19 may 2010 as he sailed insv mhadei into mumbai harbour commander dilip donde earned his place in indias maritime history by becoming the first indian to complete a solo circumnavigation under sail south of the 3 great capes the feat successfully completed by just over 200 people in the world had never been attempted in his country . On 19 may 2010 as he sailed insv mhadei into mumbai harbour commander dilip donde earned his place in indias maritime history by becoming the first indian to complete a solo circumnavigation under sail in an indian built boat. Navy commander first indian to circumnavigate globe solo commander dilip donde who embarked on the voyage on august 19 last year on insv indian naval sailing vessel mhadei approached the finish line as his boat ceremonially escorted by a fast attack craft of the indian navy along with speedboats and two tugs operating their water canons . The first indian by dilip donde is the story of the first indian solo circumnavigation under sail it is surprising that with thousands of years of maritime history no indian had ever attempted a solo circumnavigation so far. Dilip donde becomes first indian to circumnavigate the world solo a naval officer today set a record for the first ever solo circumnavigation of the globe on a sail boat by an indian when he steered into the mumbai harbour after 276 days of arduous journey
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