Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) is organising the second edition of Ajman Sea Festival including a Jet Ski Marathon.
The festival is held in cooperation with UAE Marine Sports Federation, under the supervision of Dubai International Marine Club for second year in a row, with the support of Ajman Police, Dubai Police, and the Critical Infrastructure & Coastal Protection Authority.
The Jet Ski Marathon will be held at Ajman Corniche on December 4, with the support of His Highness Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Tourism. Sheikh Abdulaziz won at the last year’s competition in ’over 40 year old‘ category and will be participating in this edition as well, to attract a huge number of participants.
Registration is open for both professionals and beginners through the official website of Dubai International Marine Club daily until December 3. The marathon includes two categories: the open category for professionals (sitting) for 105 minutes, and beginners (sitting) for 40 year old and above for 60 minutes, along with prizes worth more than AED100,000 ($27,220.8).
Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, ATDD Director General, said: “We at Ajman Tourism continue to introduce various sporting activities, and organise diverse events that is aimed at enhancing the emirate's position as a prominent tourist destination in providing a unique experience for tourists and visitors.”
Mohammad Abdulla Harib, CEO of Dubai International Marine Club, said that Dubai International Marine Club looks forward to maintaining the trust of Ajman Tourism officials to supervise the second edition of Ajman Sea Festival. He further expressed that this event represents a significant opportunity for the club to maintain ongoing cooperation with Ajman Tourism to foster new partnerships in the future.
Ajman’s Jet Ski Marathon is being hosted keeping every precautionary and safety measure in place including temperature checks for all participants, wearing masks and gloves during the race, limiting the number of participants and ensuring social distancing.