Jumeirah Beach will hold on Friday the Most Expensive Rowing Championship

21 December 2020

The organizing committee of the Dubai International Marine Club decided to hold the Al Maktoum Cup Traditional Rowing - 30ft on Friday in Jumeirah shores.

The most expensive championship on Rowing category the Al Maktoum Cup Traditional Rowing - 30ft this Friday on its 24th edition wherein through its establishment in 1998 has embodied a wonderful race for the rowing fans as it represent the strongest tournament that brings together elite boats in the largest prize in term of financial in the said category , it also represent the final round of this category in the sports season 2020-2021. 

The organizing committee of the Dubai International Marine Club has completed all the preparations for the grand race and coordinated with all partners from various government departments and national institutions for the success of the race, and among them are the General Command of Dubai Police, Dubai Municipality, Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai and Dubai Media Corporation (Dubai Sports Channels) And Abu Dhabi Media Corporation. 

Hazeem Al Gemzi, the Director of the Sports Department at the Dubai International Marine Club, confirmed that choosing the location in the Jumeirah beach which is known for such races long ago comes within the implementation of the directives of the DIMC Board of Director and the plan of the Sports Committee to highlight distinct location in the emirates of Dubai in the stunning beaches of Jumeirah. 

The new location for the race provide a good place for public and visitor of the Jumeirah beaches to witness the race with a distance of 2.5 miles that will pass along the Jumeirah shore behind Sunset Mall thru Nessnass Beach and the finish line in P&O Marina. 

The Director of the Sports Department added that the Organizing Committee informed the owners and captains of all participating boats for the steps of participation and registration, and the race timetable that will start with Technical Inspection , Verification of Participation ID and distribution of wristband. Prior to the race at 15:00 HRS the committee will held a briefing and a draw for the starting line position. 

20 Boats 

1. Oman (44) 2. Asas (39) 3. Victorious(53) 4. Al Saroukh Team (7) 5.WAWAN Team (87) 6. KHK (54) 7. Gulfar 1 8. Dubai Police GHQ 9. Dubai 10. Fujairah Police GHQ 11. Thouban (10) 12. Al Zahab (66) 13. Mashhoor (16) 14. Wadi Al Siji (11) 15. Dubai/1 16. Al Zahab 2 17. Inad/2 18. Muzahem 19. Dubai Police GHQ 20. Al Barq (15)