Registration for 60ft Dhow Sailing Race Heat 1 Closes today

14 November 2019

Dubai International Marine Club has completed its technical requirement and arrangement to have the first round of the 60ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race which is organized by the club on Saturday on Dubai beaches within the marine sports season 2019-2020. 

Today (Thursday) closes the registration to participate in the first round of the 60ft Dhow Sailing Race which is the inaugural of the race in the new season 2019-2020 wherein last month the club organizes the postponed round of the last season  for the 60ft Dhow Race which achieved a great success. 

It is expected that today the club will announce the list of participants for the said race  in which they will compete on Saturday for the position on the first round of the 60ft Dhow Sailing Race wherein in the club started to receive registration in the beginning of the week and expect to witness a huge participation for the race.

Hezaim Al Gemzi , the Director of Sports Department at DIMC said that the club began its early arrangement began early in coordination with the various government and national institution particularly the Dubai Police , Coast Guard , Dubai Maritime City Authority , Civil Defense , Dubai Media Incorporation and Abu Dhabi Media 

He confirmed that the race is expected on Saturday ,an important race for everyone especially the owners and skipper since its the opening round of the said category in the new season 2019-2020 which include three rounds, the next one is on December and the last round will be the most expensive race that closes the whole season , the 30th Al Gaffal. 

He said the race will start at the usual Arabian Gulf toward the finish line in front of Burj Al Arab wherein the dhow will sail as soon as the green flag is race with a distance of more than 20 nautical miles from the starting line.

Hezaim, also reminded all the owners and participants to abide the rules and regulations which have been modified and sent thru the link in SMS which is an important thing to know prior to the race on Saturday , this will help the committee to achieve the success of the upcoming race.