74 Boats Competing in the First Round of 43ft Dhow Sailing Race Today -Saturday-

08 October 2022

Dubai beaches will witness today a great heritage marine sport with the first round of the Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing (43ft) organized by Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) as part of the marine sports season 2022-2023. 

74 boats will participate in today's event that will open the rounds of the 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race Category with elite owners and sailors striving hard to win the title & top position. 

The race starts today at one o’clock in the afternoon from the depth of the Arabian Gulf towards the finish line in Jumeirah shore near the iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel with a total distance of up to 14 nautical miles. The boats lined up to wait for the raising of the Green Flag that signifies the Start of the Race.

The organizing committee of the Dubai International Marine Club has completed all  the necessary equipment for today's big event in cooperation with the success partners from the Government and National Institution. While the club continuously monitor the latest weather forecast thru the National Center of Meteorology.