Oman Sail goes online with courses to boost knowledge, skills and fitness

May 3rd, 2020|News|

Muscat, 3 May 2020: Oman Sail has taken the opportunity offered by the national ‘stay at home’ anti-coronavirus guidelines to launch online courses aimed at improving the skills of both sailors and their coaches. Running throughout the holy month of Ramadan the courses are aimed at Oman Sail’s sailing and fitness coaches, chief instructors and

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

Date change not a problem for Oman’s Olympic sailing hopefuls

March 16th, 2020|News|

It is business as usual for Omani sailors Musab al Hadi and Waleed al Kindi, with the pair confident that the change of date for next week’s qualifying event for Tokyo won’t impact their performance.   The 2020 Asian 49er Championship, which doubles as a qualifying event for the Tokyo Olympic Games, was due to begin on March

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

OMANI OLYMPIC HOPEFULS SET BIG GOALS FOR WORLD 49ER CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 10th, 2020|News|

The 2020 World 49er Championship, the last big test for Omani sailors Musab Al Hadi and Waleed Al Kindi’s ahead of next month’s Olympic Qualifiers, has begun at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club in Victoria, Australia.   The World Championship is the final event for Musab and Waleed before they attempt to make history and

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

2020 EFG SAILING ARABIA – THE TOUR SET FOR THRILLING FINISH IN MUSCAT

February 7th, 2020|News|

Muscat, 7th February 2020: After 12 days and four locations along more than 1,500KM of pristine Omani coastline, the 2020 EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour will come down to the fifth and final stage in Muscat on 7-8 February. The title looks as if it is team EFG Bank’s to lose after another impressive

Oman Sail’s Olympic 49er hopefuls looking to impress at worlds

February 3rd, 2020|News|

Muscat, 3rd February 2020: Omani 49er team Musab Al Hadi and Waleed Al Kindi are showing strong signs while competing in Australia, as they build up for their Olympic qualification event next month. Just one more big test awaits Oman’s Olympic hopefuls Musab Al Hadi and Waleed Al Kindi ahead of next month’s qualification for

French and Omani outfit EFG Bank is on top of the overall table following the first of five stages of the 2020 edition of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour

January 28th, 2020|News|

The tenth edition of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour is underway, following a fast and competitive opening stage in Salalah, Oman.   The conditions on the opening day of the race quickly blew out any cobwebs, with the eight crews facing tricky conditions as they raced their DIAM24 trimarans raced off the white sandy

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 Olympic hopefuls ready to impress at 49er World Championship

December 3rd, 2019|News|

Muscat, December 2nd 2019: The 49er World Championships, which run from 3-8 December in Auckland, will be another stepping stone for Musab Al Hadi and Waleed Al Kindi, who are aiming to make Olympic history.   The 49er World Championships are set to be the biggest test yet for Oman’s Musab Al Hadi and Waleed

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