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Despite unfavourable weather dhows persistent to finish to the end Sunday morning witnessed 98 dhows off the 101 registered, ready to take flight all anchored at the Sir Bu Nair Island for the 24th Edition of Al Gaffal (‘The Return’) race.  Jostli ..read more
Sir Bu Naair. The highlight of this year’s 60ft traditional dhow sailing will take place on Saturday May 17th with the hosting of the 24th Edition of the Al Gaffal, a 50 nautical mile race from Sir Bu Naair Island to Mina Seyahi. The race, one of the ..read more
A’alan, Al Sahel and Muhajer top in race   At the stroke of the hour (10 am), all of the 71 registered dhows, raise their sails as orange smoke from the pace boat is let off signalling the start.  71 pristine white sails go up in a second an ..read more
The first round of the Traditional 60ft Dhow Sailing Championship organized by Dubai International Marine Club will be held this Saturday 26th April. Bad weather over the past few weeks caused the organizers to postpone the race, this week come storm o ..read more