A great heritage sport to witness today at Jumeirah Beach in Dubai with the return of 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race – Heat 1 under the marine sports season 2021-2022.
83 boats will participate in today’s race, battling for the title in the first round of the competition that will start at the depth of Arabian Gulf this afternoon sailing thru the finish line at Jumeirah shore for a distance of 14 nautical miles.
Dubai International Marine Club has completed all the necessary preparations for the race today in coordination with the government department and national institution. It is expected that all participants will be reporting at the milling area at 12:30 before heading to the starting line prior to race starts at 14:00 HRS.
Mohammed Harib , CEO of DIMC welcomes all the boat owners and sailors for the first round of the 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race and wishes the 83 participants the best of luck. He also thanked all the government department and national institution including the Abu Dhabi Yacht and Sailing Club for their great cooperation and support to achieve the success of today’s event.