Registration for 43ft Dhow Race Closes Today

04 November 2021

The organizing committee at Dubai International Marine Club announce the ending of registration today for the first round of the 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race which will be held under the new season 2021-2022 on Saturday on the beaches of Dubai.

There will be a two-rounds of the 43ft Dhow Sailing Race as approved by the club Board of Directors which is said to be one of the oldest races first launched by the club on the 29th of January 1988.

The committee began the preparation for the upcoming race thru the announcement of registration via SMS earlier this week.  And as per the approved Timetable, the race will begin at 2:00 in the afternoon on Saturday, wherein the starting line is set to be at the depth of the Arabian Gulf towards the finish line at the beaches of Jumeirah.

According to Mohammed Harib, CEO of DIMC, the weather forecast this week is suitable for such race showing a suitable wind speed, stable sea condition, and temperature which will help the sailors to sail smoothly towards the finish line.

He reminded the participants to follow strictly the rules and regulations implemented by the club including the early arrival at the assembly point prior to the boat line up at the starting line and to adhere in all the precautionary measures pertaining to COVID-19.