30 Variety of Sporting Events in the DIMC New Season Calendar

08 October 2020

The Board of Directors of the Dubai International Marine Club affirmed that the insightful vision drawn by the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, was behind the modern Dubai and his passion to achieve the principles of unity, will remain a beacon that derives the determination of the people of the states.

The club board of Director in its monthly meeting which was held at the headquarter of Victory Team headed Ahmed Saeed bin Meshar, Chairman of the Board of Directors, appreciates the historical role of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, on the occasion of his 30th death anniversary which falls on the seventh of October. His imprint was present in the marine sports scene when he ordered the construction of the tourist port area which hosted the club headquarter from 1988 and became a global sports icon thanks to the support and attention of the wise leadership.

The  monthly meeting held last Tuesday ,chaired by Ahmed Saeed bin Meshar, Chairman of the Board of Director , with the presence of Saif Juma Al Suwaidi, the Vice Chairman and the members, Rashid Thani Al-Aail and Jamal Zaal bin Kreshan , Essa Mohamed Elhag Nasser, and Khalid Ali Al Balooshi , in addition to that the CEO of DIMC , Mohammed Hareb and Mohammad Al Shamsi, the Director of Admin Corporate Support where they discussed a lot of topics on the agenda list. 

The Board of Directors approved the proposed race schedule of the marine sports season 2019-2020 with variety of race activity on it from the heritage to the modern races in various categories which nearly 30 events.

The Board of Director also approved the start of the new season 2020-2021 tomorrow (Saturday) with the first round of the 22ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race wherein the marine races will continue in the coming months until the conclusion of the 30th version of the Al Gaffal Long Distance Race on May next year which is held under the patronage and support of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance.

This season the Board of Directors directed the Sports Committee that manages the sporting event organized by the club to adhere to all decisions and directives of the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai and to apply all the precautionary measure issued by the Dubai Sports Council in order for all the activities to succeed.

Highlights of the New Season

30th Al Gaffal Long Distance Race

Dubai Grand Prix – XCAT

Dubai Aquabike Race

60ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race

22ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race

30ft Dubai Traditional Rowing Race

Dubai Kitesurf Open

Dubai Junior Regatta

Dubai Fishing Championship

Dubai Kayak & Electrical Boats Fishing

Dubai Stand Up Paddling Race in Hatta

Dubai Modern Sailing Championship

Dubai Watersports Festival