Oman Sail’s 49er Olympic teams resume training in preparation for Tokyo Olympics qualifier event

December 23rd, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, 23rd December 2020: Oman Sail’s 49er Olympic teams have resumed training and begun an intensive training programme to regain their physical fitness, sharpness on the water and sense of teamwork in preparations for the Asian 49er Championships qualifier event ahead of Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games.   Rashid Al Kindi, Oman Sail Director of Sailing,

Oman Sail to host 2021 Asian Windsurfing Championships in Musandam

December 20th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

20 December 2020, Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman has been chosen to host the 2021 Asian Windsurfing Championships, marking a return to elite international competition for the Techno293, Techno293Plus and the foiling Formula Windsurfing class, which is included for the first time in Asian Windsurfing Championship history.   Taking place in Khasab, Musandam, and anticipating

In partnership with bp Oman, Oman Paralympic Committee, Oman Sail officially introduces SailFree boats

December 6th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Monday, 7th December 2020: In partnership with bp Oman, Oman Paralympic Committee and Oman Sail have marked today the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by officially unveiling the RS Venture Connect boats, specifically-designed for the region’s first para-sailing initiative programme, SailFree. The event was held under the patronage of H.E. Rashad Ahmed Mohammed Omer

Oman Sail appoints new CEO

April 1st, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, April 1st 2020: After eleven years of exceptional service and leadership, David Graham will be stepping down from his role as CEO of Oman Sail on April 1, 2020.   Dr. Khamis Al Jabri has been appointed as the new CEO of the company. Dr Khamis Al Jabri brings with him a wealth of

New international appeal for 10th edition of Mussanah Race Week

February 19th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, 17th February 2020: Mussanah Race Week, the region’s popular youth sailing event, gets underway in Oman later this month with exciting added extras helping to mark its 10th anniversary edition. The popular regatta will be boosted this year with the 2020 Techno Asian Championships and the GCC Sailing Championship, attracting best international and GCC

World’s best sailors to compete in Oman in 2021

February 12th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Oman’s global event hosting capabilities has been given a huge endorsement, with Oman Sail selected to host the World Championships for three Olympic classes - 49er, 49erFX and Nacra - in 2021.   The 2021 World Championships will be a truly global event. Teams from all over the world will journey to the Sultanate to

TEAM EFG BANK WINS SAILING ARABIA – THE TOUR IN OMAN

February 8th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Team EFG Bank, made up of Olympian Sofian Bouvet, fellow Frenchman Gaulthier Germain, and rising Omani star Ali al Balushi, has taken a resounding win in the 2020 edition of the EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour in Oman.   EFG Bank dominated from the very first stage in Salalah, with the team remaining unchallenged

In partnership with Oman Sail and Oman Paralympic Committee BP Oman launches the region’s first para-sailing programme

December 4th, 2019|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, 3rd December 2019: Oman Sail, BP Oman and Oman Paralympic Committee have come together to launch the region’s first para-sailing programme, SailFree, which is designed to introduce people with a physical impairment to the sport of sailing. The Oman Sail headquarters in Muscat’s Al Mouj Marina was the setting for the launch, which was

Omani 49er Olympic hopefuls ready for test in New Zealand

November 26th, 2019|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, November 26th 2019: Oman’s Musab al Hadi and Waleed al Kindi will take another step towards selection for Tokyo and making Olympic history during this week’s competition in New Zealand.   Fresh from winning gold at the 2019 Asian Championships, Omani 49er pair Musab Al Hadi and Waleed al Kindi are taking on some

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