"Dubai International Marine Club in preparation for the start of the new marine sports season 2019 - 2020 on Saturday, seventh of September "
The marine sports races was organized by Dubai International Marine Club which was founded in 1988 to establish the Dubai local races for sailing and to bring back together the marine heritage and sports enthusiast which is happening in the waterfront of Dubai.
The organizing committee had announced their readiness for the upcoming season 2019-2020 and ensuring everyone with various activities in racing boats and traditional sailing for the following category : 60ft , 43ft and 22ft , traditional rowing boats 30 ft, speed boats, Aquabike, modern rowing, stand up paddling , modern sailing , kite surfing and fishing competitions.
Hezaim Al Gemzi, the Director of Sports Department at the Dubai International Marine Club said "that the employee of the club will welcomed the start of the new season with full of positive spirit and tolerance to prevail honest competition values and he praised the great cooperation between the club and racers for the success of all the activities and events".
He also said that the Board of Directors of the Dubai International Marine Club is working hard in order to provide opportunities to compete in accordance with the highest standards of security and safety through the environment that will suit the nature of the competition , pointing out that the calendar of marine sports races in Dubai carry a lot of diversity which will run from September until May.
He explained that the timetable adopted by the Board of Directors which have taken many things into consideration in putting up the right timeline for the competition and the event timing with the nature of the weather in which they carefully studied.
He noted that the club is keen on activating partnership with the various government and national institution to ensure the success and safety of all the activities that the club organized annually.
This September will officially mark the 2019-2020 season with the first round of 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race on 7th of September and followed by the second round of the 21st of September and to finish the month with the first round of the 22ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race which is divided into two categories for the sailor’s ages 8-16 years old as the junior and the youth for ages 8-21 years old .
DIMC Watersports Racing Calendar for 2019 - 2020 Season Full Schedule
07 September: 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race - Heat 1
21 September: 43ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race - Heat 2
27 September: 22ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race - Heat 1
05 October: 60ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race (Delayed)
19 October: Dubai Traditional Rowing Race - Heat 1
01 November: Dubai Traditional Rowing Race - Heat 2
09 November: Prophet's Birthday
16 November: 60ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race - Heat 1
22 November: Maktoum Cup Traditional Rowing Race
02-03 December: UAE National Day
05-07 December: International Event
20 December: 60ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race - Heat 2
01 January: New Year
10-11 January: Dubai Kitesurf Competition - Heat 1
18 January: Dubai Fishing Competition - Heat 1
24-25 January: UAE Aquabike Series - Heat 1
01 February: Dubai Modern Sailing Championship - Heat 1
08 February: Dubai Kitesurf Competition - Heat 2
28 February: 22ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race - Heat 2
07 March: Dubai Modern Sailing Championship - Heat 2
10- 14 March: Dubai International Boat Show
14 March: Dubai Fishing Competition - Heat 2
13-14 March: UAE Aquabike Series -Heat 2
TBA: Dubai Stand-up Paddling - Heat 1
27 March: Dubai Modern Rowing Championship - Heat 1
28 March: Dubai World Cup
04 April: Dubai Modern Sailing Championship - Heat 3
18 April: 30th Al Gaffal Long Distance Race (Sir Bu Na'air to Dubai) (Proposed Date)
24 April: Beginning of the Holy Month of Ramadan
30 May: 30th Al Gaffal Long Distance Race (Sir Bu Na'air to Dubai) (Reserve Date)