43ft Dhow Sails today in Dubai Shore

19 November 2022

Dubai shore will witness today the launching of the second round of the 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race organized by Dubai International Marine Club under current sports season 2022-2023. 

The organizing committee at Dubai International Marine Club completed all the necessary preparation to hold the race today in coordination with the government departments and national institutions, which always contribute to the success of all the activities organized by the club.

Today's race will bring together 76 participants representing elite racer from the boat owners to sailors who will compete to win the top three places. 

Mohammed Saif Al Marri, the Acting Director of the Department of Sports Affairs at the Dubai International Marine Club, confirmed that the organizing committee of the race has reviewed all the reports about today's weather forecast thru the National Center of Meteorology and a number of specialized websites in order to hold the race in the best conditions and in pursuit of everyone's safety. 

He said that the Race Start will be between 12:00 noon until 1:00 in the afternoon and expected that the participants will sail around 15 nautical miles from the depth of Arabian Gulf towards the finish line in Jumeirah Shore.

Al-Marri would like to thanked all the cooperation of everyone for the success of today's event most especially the General Command of Dubai Police , Coast Guard, Civil Defense, Nakheel and P&O Marina.