Sailing Indian Ocean Atols
Indian Ocean atols are said to be one of the most beautiful places in the world, unfortunately due to global warming and increasing sea level can make lots of those islands vanish, so sail and see this paradise till' it still exists.
The best place to start your journey is Kochi and rent a yacht here, eventually take yacht hitch hiking . The best time for your travel is period between May and October as it's a cyclon free period. On the other hand it's a beginning of monsoon season in India.
Navigating on Indian Ocean in atol area is quite safe and waters between atolls are rather shallow.
Sightseeing and relax in Kochi
Sailing across Lakshadweep islands, relax
Cruising towards Maldives
Sailing across Maldives, relax
Cruising towards British Indian Ocean Teritory
Saling across British Indian Ocean Teritory, relax
Cruising towards India
Kanyakumari peninsula sightseeing and relax
Kollam sightseeing and relax
Arriving to Kochi
As most of atols're uninhabited, the best way's to stock up in Male (if you're going to sail here). Remeber that Maldives are quite expensive country.
Palm beaches and small settlements in Lakshadweep and Maldives, the temples in Kanyakumari
Relax, sunbathing, sightseeing
The waters of this part of Indian Ocean are very safe, be careful if you come in monsoon period, try to check the weather and if you reach India, try to sail much close to the land. There're no wild animals in the area. Be aware of coconouts as a falling one can kill a human!
Mentioned regions are dominated by Hinduism (South India) and Muslims (Lakshadweep and Maldives). Maldives have some restrictions towards other religions symbols. The modest clothes, especially for women, are a must wear. The best type is long skirt, tank top and summer long-sleeve shirt and shorts and tank top (T-shirt) on the beach. (It doesn't concern no man islands and British Indian Ocean Teritory. Remeber that Kanyakumari is a religious place and wearing modest is very reccomendable.