Registration for the 60ft Dhow Race Closes Today

13 February 2020

The registration closes today for the 60ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race -  Heat 1 organized by Dubai International Marine Club on Saturday in Dubai beaches. 

The organizing committee announced the time table of the race which will start 13:30 HRS on Saturday and expected the owners and sailors to arrive early at the Milling Area in which the coordinate will be sent to them via SMS prior to their movement on Saturday. 

They also informed those who are valid participants from the previous schedule last December and reminded them to check if there is changes with regards to the information given and while those who wish to participate may register online or visit the club headquarters until today prior to the announcement of the final entry list.

Following the marine reports and bulletin released by the National Meteorological Center (NMC) in which shows the weather conditions, wave and wind speed in assuring the suitable weather for the big race on Saturday, the first round of 60ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race in the season 2019-2020.

It is expected to have three races within the season in which the first round on Saturday and the second round is scheduled at the end of the month by the 28th of February and to wait for the final round which will be the 30th version of the  Al Gaffal Race. 

It is worth mentioning that the club had organized last October the postponed round from the last season in which the boat no. 30 "Al Adeed" owned and skippered by  Mohammed Rashid Al Rumaithi won the first place while the boat no. 59 "Zef zaf" on second place and the third place goes to no 18 "Rejam".