Dubai Traditional Rowing Race – 30ft first round today (Friday, 18th October 2019) organized by Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) under the marine sports season 2019-2020 in conjunction with the opening of the Dubai Fitness Challenge #Dubai30x30, (30 minutes of workout every day for 30 days).
The race is set to take place in between the Dubai Water Canal and the Dubai Creek, off in the Al Jaddaf area near the Wildlife Sanctuary where the races will return to the same venue where it was held the last season (2018-2019). In the race today we will witness a participation of 40 boats from elite rowing enthusiast from the UAE and the GCC country wherein the last season we saw the Oman Team dominated the championship and the Team participation from the Kingdom of Bahrain.
As per the Committee’s Time Table as early as 9:00 AM the technical inspection procedure will start for all the participating boats and the distribution of wrist band for the participants then right after will be the race briefing to further explain the race instruction and to conduct the draw of the flag which will determine who will be on the first and second round. Prior to the race start at 3:00 PM, all the participating boats are expected to be in starting line on or before 2:30 PM then right after all the race will be the Technical Inspection for the top 3 boats before proceeding for the awarding ceremony of the winner. The organizing committee also announces that the race will be live thru Dubai Sports TV Channel on Friday at 3:00 PM.