DIMC organizes the second round of the Dubai Traditional Rowing Race (30ft) on Friday, 8th of November 2019 under the marine sports season 2019-2020.
The race is set to take place in between the Dubai Water Canal and the Dubai Creek, off in the Al Jaddaf opposite of Swiss International School and near the Dubai Wildlife Sanctuary where the race will start at 3:00 PM with a distance of 2.7 KM. The race will be divided into two rounds the separated by the colored flag placed in front of the boat.
The organizing committee announced the opening of the registration via the link thru SMS and thru the club headquarter which is open daily in the working hours. The registration deadline will be on Thursday on or before 2:00 PM and to announce the list of participants
Last race we saw the boat from Bahrain “Khalidiya 54” top the first round for the first half (orange flag) while on the other half (green flag) taking the first the spot is the “Oman 44”.
Around 500 young one’s will represent the culture from the past as they go on board in 42 boats on a race divided equally into two halves after they complete successfully the registration process and the draw which will be on the race site.
The Dubai International Maritime Club will organize the Dubai Traditional Rowing Race 30ft tomorrow (Friday) as part of the marine sports season 2019-2020 in conjunction with the Dubai Fitness Challenge #Dubai30x30
The race will take place at the Dubai Water Canal in Al Jaddaf, opposite the Dubai Wildlife Sanctuary with a race distance of 2.7 km which will be divided into two halves represented by two color flag .
The great event will attract the attention of the traditional sports enthusiast and the race to qualify them to the most expensive race for the rowing category , the Al Maktoum Traditional Rowing Race which begun in 1998 which will qualify the top 25 boats to battle in the race.
It is expected to see participation of more than 40 boats that will compete into two halves at around 3:00 PM and right after will be the awarding ceremony for the winner and the announcement of names for those who qualify for the Al Maktoum Cup 2019 that will be on the 22nd of November.
It is worth mentioning that DIMC has successfully organized the first heat of the Traditional Rowing Race last month wherein we saw the Oman 44 and Khalidiya 54 from Bahrain top the first round.
Dubai will witness today in the Water Canal the sports heritage event that brings together 500 people on board on more than 40 boats competing for the title of the Dubai Traditional Rowing Race (Heat 2)
The great race today is organized by Dubai International Marine Club within the marine sports season 2019-2020 in conjunction with the Dubai Fitness Challenge and the participation of the GCC Countries among them are the boats from Sultanate of Oman and Kingdom of Bahrain
The race will take place at the Dubai Water Canal in Al Jaddaf, opposite the Dubai Wildlife Sanctuary opposite to the Swiss International School with a race distance of 2.7 km which will be divided into two halves represented by two color flag .
The Dubai Traditional Rowing Race (30ft) today is important particularly to the racers and boat owners involved in the race today which will determine the top 25 boats to participate in the most expensive Al Maktoum Cup 2019 on the 2nd of November which is currently is on 23rd version. The race was founded by the club in 1998 wherein the event will take place two weeks specifically every Friday.
Hezaim Al Gemzi , the Director of Sports Department at DIMC remind all the participants and owner to commit in the race time table and complete all the necessary requirements and procedure for participation in order to obtain the success of the event.
He said that the event today will start at early morning for the Technical Inspection followed by the Race Meeting to explain further the race instruction and to have the draw which will determine who will be in the first and second half and at around 3:00 PM the race will start.
Partcipating in the race today are the boat from the Kingdom of Bahrain the Khalidiya 54 onwed by Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who won the first half in the first round last month and the boat Victorious 53 owned Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who won the second place in the second half last round.
Dubai Championship title holder of the last season 2018-2019 the boat Oman 44 of the Ministry of Sports Affairs in the Sultanate of Oman seeks the first place and continued excellence in Dubai Championship rounds since his first appearance last season where he had been the first candidate in each half.
Is expected to see the big race participation of more than 40 boats will compete on the first centers in the two halves of the race at around 3:00 PM
Today final result will determine the boat qualify for the Al Maktoum Cup which is scheduled to be on the 22nd of November , Friday.
As per the first round result of the Dubai Traditional Rowing Race which was held in the same place last month the winner are the boats from Bahrain "Khalidiya 54" in the first - half and the Omani boat Oman 44 first place in the second half.
Al Tayar boat no. 60 and Oman boat no. 44 of the blue and yellow flag in the second round of the Dubai Traditional Rowing Race 30ft organized by Dubai International Marine Club last Friday under the marine sports season 2019-2020.
In the big race organized by the club in-conjunction with Dubai Fitness Challenge we saw up to 500 people in more than 40 boats which is divided into two halves classified as blue and yellow flag with a race distance of 2.7 KM in the water of the Dubai Canal near the Al Jaddaf in Dubai Creek near the Wildlife Sanctuary.
The successful boat no. 60 “Al Tayar” was owned by Hazza’a Mohamed Almuhairi led by skipper Ebrahim Sultan Al Marzouqi to grab the lead in the blue flag and continue his brilliance in the current season under the support of its owner who was keen to attend the race to cheer up and give strength to the boat crews.
Going up for the second place in blue flag is the boat no. 39 “Asas” which is owned by Khalifa Rashid bin Shaheen and skippered by Khadim Obaid Khadim while on the third spot is the boat no. 70 “Muzahem” owned by Sheikh Saqer Bin Saoud Bin Saqer Al Qasimi and led by the skipper Ahmed Mohamed Abdulla Ahmedou.
In the second half marked by the yellow flag led by the reigning champion of the Dubai Traditional Rowing Race championship 2018-2019 is the boat no. 44 “Oman” owned by the Ministry of Sports in Sultanate of Oman led by the skipper Humaid Bin Salim Bin Humaid Al Bahri who top the the second half in its distinctive performance.
The Oman 44 lead over the rival boat no. 54 “Al Khalidiya” owned by Sheikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa and skippered by Ahmed Bin Naser Bin Hassan who finished the second at the end of the race while on the third place went for the boat no. 12 “ADNOC” owned by Abid Mohamed Hassan Al Hamadi and led by his son Mohammed.
Right after the race is the awarding ceremony for the winners of the Dubai Traditional Rowing Race – 30ft led by the presence of Mohammed Harib , CEO of DIMC and Hezaim Al Gemzi the Director of Sports Department at DIMC with Mohammed Al Shamsi the Director of Admin Corporate Support and Lt. Col. Ali Abdulla Al Naqbi the Director of the Maritime Rescue Department of Dubai Police where in crowned in the first half (blue): Al Tayar (60), Asas (39) and Muzahem (70 ) and for the other half (yellow) : Oman(44), Al Khalidiya(54) and ADNOC (12)
Top 3 Result
First Half (Blue)
1. Al Tayar (60) - Ebrahim Sultan Al Marzouqi
2. Asas (39) – Khadim Obaid Khadim
3. Muzahem (70) – Ahmed Mohamed Abdulla Ahmedou
Second Half (Yellow)
1. Oman (44) – Humaid Bin Salim Bin Humaid Al Bahri
2. Al Khalidiya (54) - Ahmed Bin Nasser Bin Hassan