Rush expected as popular Mussanah Race Week 2019 opens for registration

May 30th, 2018|Home Slider, Mussanah Race Week, Omantel Youth Squad|

A nautical rush to Oman is expected as registration opens for the internationally popular Mussanah Race Week in February next year. The ninth edition of the Oman Sail organised youth regatta will again offer a mix of competitive but friendly racing and world-class coaching based at the Millennium Resort Mussanah, with 250 competitors expected. Mussanah

Team Oman Air puts in a world class performance on Lake Garda to boost their Extreme Sailing Series season

May 28th, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News|

Team Oman Air has taken a well-deserved podium place in challenging conditions on Lake Garda at the GC32 World Championships to strengthen their bid for the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series title. The event saw a larger than usual fleet of 13 of the high-speed foiling GC32 catamarans competing for the title. Oman Air – who

Young sailors make history as Oman team wins place at Youth Olympic Games

May 27th, 2018|Home Slider, News, Omani Pride, Youth Programme|

Oman’s young sailors have made history with the Sultanate earning a place at a Youth Olympic Games sailing event for the first time ever. A sailor from the Oman Sail youth squad will represent the country in the Men’s Windsurfing Techno 293+ class at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this

Success on ArMen Race shows potential of Oman Sail’s Class 40 development team

May 16th, 2018|Home Slider, News, Offshore, Omani Pride|

The potential of the newly-formed Oman Sail Class 40 team has been highlighted by the recent win in the ArMen Race, one of France’s largest offshore events. The development squad of experienced Omani sailors Akram Al Wahaibi, Raad Al Hadi and Mohammed Al Mujaini, with French skipper Guillaume Le Brec and co-skipper Vincent Riou, finished

Omantel national youth squads selected after 3rd Ranking Race regatta at Mussanah Sport City

May 6th, 2018|Home Slider, News, Omantel Youth Squad, Youth Programme|

The final Ranking Race selection event has concluded with two Omantel youth squads chosen to represent Oman at international sailing competitions later this year. Mussanah Sport City was the venue for the 3rd Ranking Race regatta of 2018 which saw young sailors from all four Oman Sail sailing schools compete for a place in the

Team Oman Air secure a podium place as Extreme Sailing Series concludes in Muscat

March 17th, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News|

Team Oman Air confirmed their podium place at the Muscat opener to the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series after another dramatic day on the water. The hometown team secured their place on the third step of the podium with a second place finish in the penultimate race and then a third in the concluding double-points finale.

Race Village adds excitement to this weekend’s Extreme Sailing Series Muscat

March 14th, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News|

The buzz surrounding the Extreme Sailing Series’ return to Muscat will reach a peak this weekend with the opening of the free public access Race Village at Al Mouj Golf. Adding to the excitement of the already high-octane international stadium racing event – with high-speed racing taking place just metres from the shore – the

Muscat the perfect venue as Team Oman Air launches its challenge for the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series title

March 7th, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News, Omani Pride|

Muscat is gearing up to provide a picture-perfect venue for the launch of the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series next week. One of the most popular stops for the globe-trotting Extreme teams, the pristine waters off Oman’s capital city have a deserved reputation for delivering sparkling sailing conditions that allow the high-speed foiling GC32 catamarans to

Oman Sail and OOCEP conclude a successful Musandam Future Leaders’ Programme

March 6th, 2018|Corporate and Personal Development (CPD), Home Slider, News|

As part of an initiative to develop leadership and inter-personal skills among young people, Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production (OOCEP) and Oman Sail have concluded a three-day pilot Future Leaders’ Programme in Musandam. The programme targeted young grade 10 and 11 schoolboys in Bukha, Khasab, Dibba and Madha in order to develop their self-leadership

New phase of Zimam National Leadership programme will benefit hundreds of underprivileged Omani children

March 4th, 2018|Corporate and Personal Development (CPD), Home Slider, News|

Hundreds of underprivileged Omani schoolchildren will benefit from a new phase of the Zimam National Leadership Programme (Schools) which is being rolled out in March 2018. A total of 560 male and female students of underprivileged background and 48 teacher selected from 18 school in the Dhofar and North and South Al Batinah regions will

Oman Sail youth sailors make their mark at Kuwait Optimist Championship

February 22nd, 2018|Home Slider, News, Omani Pride, Omantel Youth Squad, Youth Programme|

Young Omani sailors are celebrating success after a great team performance at the Kuwait Optimist Championship held in Kuwait City. The eight strong squad – all members of Oman Sail’s Omantel Youth Programme – overcame shifty wind conditions and strong currents to post impressive results in the competitive 35 boat fleet. Al Moatasem Al Farsi

Beijaflore usurp EFG Bank Monaco to become new kings of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour

February 17th, 2018|EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour, Home Slider, News|

French team Beijaflore were today crowned the new champions of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour ending a four-year winning streak for rivals EFG Bank Monaco as the regatta came to a climax in Muscat, Oman. Valentin Bellet's polished outfit took the spoils in the Gulf classic, revamped for 2018 to feature a fleet of

Beijaflore close to victory as EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour reaches finale

February 16th, 2018|EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour, Home Slider, News|

French team Beijaflore are on the verge of winning the 2018 edition of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour as Arabia's premier regatta comes to its climax. The overall leaders, skippered by Valentin Bellet, will go into tomorrow's stadium racing, the final act of the 14-day regatta, with a 10-point lead over closest rivals and

Three from four for Beijaflore as they win EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour’s penultimate coastal raid

February 13th, 2018|EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour, Home Slider, News|

Beijaflore made it three wins in four coastal raids today, taking the top spot in EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour's penultimate offshore race from Ras Al Hadd to Sur. The polished French crew emerged victorious from a close 30-mile battle with the regatta's top teams Averda, EFG Bank Monaco and Cheminees Poujoulat as the

Oman Sail’s Young windsurfers finish Asian Championships on a high

February 13th, 2018|Home Slider, News, Youth Programme|

Oman’s Youth Windsurfing Team completed their first ever Asian Windsurfing Championships on a high after putting in strong performances at the Singapore event. The young team showed great potential while holding their own in a competitive 40-strong Under-19 Techno Plus boys’ fleet, in what Oman Sail’s Head of Performance Koray Ezer described as a “life-changing

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