30 May 2023

32nd Al Gaffal 60ft Traditional Dhow Sailing Race
Venue: Sir Bu Nair

About Race


DIMC announces the opening of registration for the 32nd Al Gaffal Race via, please be guided accordingly with Race Instruction on the following link:


••• Announcement: 20 May 2023
The organizing committee of the 32nd edition of Al Gaffal Dhow Race 60ft at Dubai International Marine Club is pleased to invite you to attend the Al Gaffal Forum on Monday, May 22, 2023, at 7:00 pm on the first floor of W Hotel Dubai Mina Seyahi. The forum aims to enhance communication and interaction between the club and the participants, as well as to exchange experiences and knowledge in this important sports field.

••• Announcement: 24 May 2023

The organizing committee of the 32nd edition of the Al Gaffal 60ft Dhow Sailing Race announces the postponement of the race, which was scheduled to take place from 26th-28th of May. This decision is based on the current sea conditions and is made to ensure the safety of all participants and boats. A new date for the race will be announced in the coming days based on the weather forecast. 

We kindly request everyone to adhere to the instructions issued by the organizing committee to ensure everyone's safety.

••• Announcement: 26 May 2023

 The Higher Organizing Committee of the 32nd Al Gaffal Race decided to hold the race on Tuesday, 30th of May 2023, and Wednesday , 31st of May to be a Lay Day. The committee will later notify the participants of the timing of the Technical Inspection at Sir Bu Na'air Islands.

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