Young Oman Sail racers earn a clean sweep of class victories

October 24th, 2018|Home Slider, News, Omani Pride, Youth Programme|

Omani sailors are celebrating a clean sweep of class of victories at the competitive UAE Regatta Championship held in Abu Dhabi. Young racers from both the youth and national teams produced a series of impressive results to top the leaderboard in each of the four classes they competed in. Oman Sail’s Optimist youth team sailors

Duqm Refinery and Oman Sail Join Hands to Conduct Employability Skills Development Courses for Omani Youth

October 23rd, 2018|Home Slider, News|

Duqm Refinery and Oman Sail have signed a pioneering agreement to improve the employability prospects of 100 students and young Omani graduates, by connecting them with Oman’s maritime heritage. A signing ceremony was held at Oman Sail’s headquarters, in presence of H.E. Maitha bint Saif Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Chairwoman

Team Oman Air celebrate Extreme Sailing Series success in San Diego

October 22nd, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News, Oman Air, Omani Pride|

There were huge smiles all round as Team Oman Air took their first event win of the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series with a dramatic single point victory in San Diego. The crew of the GC32 foiling catamaran had to scrap for every point in largely light wind conditions, and the overall result was in the

Steady start sees Oman Air crew on target for success in San Diego

October 20th, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News, Oman Air|

Team Oman Air took a step towards their Extreme Sailing Series season goal with a strong performance on the opening day of their latest encounter on America’s west coast. In variable and sometimes unpredictable wind conditions in San Diego, California, on Thursday, the crew of the high-speed GC32 foiling catamaran finished the first of four

Oman Air go west aiming to continue their form in San Diego

October 16th, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News, Oman Air, Omani Pride|

Team Oman Air are heading to America’s west coast determined to steer their Extreme Sailing Series fortunes towards the top of the podium at the season’s penultimate event. The experienced crew of the high-speed GC32 foiling catamaran will be aiming to carry forward their exceptional final day form at the last event in Cardiff, UK

Oman Sail youth team emerges from Laser World Championships with new confidence

July 18th, 2018|Home Slider, News, Omani Pride, Omantel Youth Squad, Youth Programme|

A four-strong Oman Sail youth team have made impressive progress while racing against a highly competitive international fleet at the Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships. Each of the sailors – all aged 16 or 17 and selected from the Omantel Youth Sailing Programme – posted a number of strong results during the intense six-day regatta

Oman Sail’s Diam 24 team #SailingArabia is in a podium position after early Tour Voile encounters

July 11th, 2018|EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour, Home Slider, News, Omani Pride|

Oman Sail’s Tour Voile team has completed the first phase of the highly competitive race around France in a strong third place overall in the 26-strong fleet. After the opening three days of stadium racing in Dunkirk the #SailingArabia powered by Oman Sail squad of skipper Thierry Douillard with experienced Omani sailors Ali Al Balushi

Well-prepared youth sailing team ready for challenge of World Championships in Poland

July 10th, 2018|Home Slider, News, Omani Pride, Omantel Youth Squad, Youth Programme|

A well-prepared Oman Sail youth team is heading into the Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships confident they can hold their own against a competitive international fleet in Poland. The team consists of four young sailors – all aged 16 or 17 – selected from the Omantel Youth Sailing Programme based on their performances at recent

Oman Air team third in 2018 Extreme Sailing Series after competitive event in Portugal

July 9th, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News, Omani Pride|

The Oman Air team maintained their third place on the Extreme Sailing Series season leaderboard after a challenging and competitive encounter in Portugal. On a fourth day at the Cascais venue that again featured close racing and plenty of high-speed foiling with the GC32 catamarans, the team succeeded in taking five podium places – including

Oman Air focused on final day comeback at Extreme Sailing Series event in Portugal

July 8th, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News, Omani Pride|

A further day of dramatically changing wind conditions in the Extreme Sailing Series regatta in Portugal left the Oman Air team fully focused on making a comeback in the final day of racing. Shifting and unpredictable breeze with strong gusts alongside windless patches at times made the Cascais race course more like a game of

Omantel youth team is going for gold at Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships in Poland

July 1st, 2018|Home Slider, News, Omantel Youth Squad, Youth Programme|

A young Oman Sail team is heading into the Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships with the goal of finishing in the top group at the event in Gdynia, Poland. Aged between 16 - 17, the four selected sailors from the Omantel Youth Sailing Programme will be part of a competitive 280-strong international boys’ fleet which

Strong performance at Asian Sailing Championships shows Omantel youth Laser team on right course

June 27th, 2018|Home Slider, News, Omantel Youth Squad, Youth Programme|

Oman Sail’s young Laser 4.7 sailors have taken a significant step forward in their development with some strong performances at the Asian Sailing Championships in Jakarta. Three members of the Omantel supported youth programme competed at the Indonesian venue, racing against an international field in a competitive 38-strong fleet. Abdulmalik Al Hinai again showed his

Team Oman Air shows true teamwork to take second place at Extreme Sailing Series event in Barcelona

June 20th, 2018|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News, Omani Pride|

The Oman Air team showed great character and determination to secure second place at the latest Extreme Sailing Series event in Barcelona after contact with another boat saw them miss three races. Following the setback on the third of four days of racing, the Oman Air crew were fully focused on getting back into contention

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

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