Postponement of the Dhow Sailing Race - First Heat

25 November 2021

Dubai International Marine Club decided to postpone the first heat of the Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race  - 60ft due to the bad weather forecast expected on Saturday, 27th of November 2021. 

Mohammed Harib, the CEO of DIMC said that the club is always prioritizing the principle of security and safety of all the participants in the race. 

He stressed that the club has been closely monitoring all developments related to the condition of the sea in the past days and the expected marine bulletin for the coming days through the reports from the National Center of Meteorology and a specialized website for the weather forecast in order to confirm the stability of the sea condition that will greatly affect the success of the race and will give hard time to the sailors since they need to sail 20 nautical miles towards Dubai shore.

The Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race  - 60ft will have three races this season, the first one is postponed and to later announce the new date, followed by the Second Round on 8th of January 2022 and the final round would be the Al Gaffal Long Distance Race from Sir Bu Na'air on the month of May 2022.