Registration for the 43ft Dhow Race – Heat 2 Ends Today

19 September 2019

The registration for the second round of the 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing race ends today which is organized by the Dubai International Marine Club on Saturday under the new marine sports season 2019-2020.  

The organizing committee at DIMC started to receive the registration of participation since last Sunday which will end until today at the Club headquarter on or before 14:00 HRS or thru the electronic link sent thru SMS. 

 It is expected to witness around 80 boats participants that will sail thru Arabian Gulf Water towards the finish line which is set off near the iconic Burj Al Arab with a distance of 10 nautical miles wherein the sailors are expected to give full effort to win the said race.   

The Organizing Committee coordinates with the various government department and national institution to assure the success of the events which include the Dubai Police, Coast Guard, Civil Defense, Dubai Media Incorporated via Dubai Sports TV Channel, Abu Dhabi Media thru YAS TV Channel, Dubai Maritime City Authority and Nakheel.   

Hezaim Al Gemzi the Director of Sports Department at DIMC closely monitor the weather forecast thru the reports received by the National Center for Meteorology, according to the latest updates the forecast shows that the weather is suitable for the race on Saturday. He also indicates that on Saturday to the wind direction will be southeast-northeast.  

As per the event time table today will be the last day of registration and later on the committee will send the list of participants before the race day which is on Saturday where the boat is expected to be on the milling area before 12:30 HRS prior race starts at 13:30 HRS.