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

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

Team Oman Air finishes second overall after 2019 GC32 Racing Tour season comes to an end with a thrilling regatta in Muscat, Oman

November 10th, 2019|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, 9th November 2019: The GC32 Racing Tour Oman Cup has been hailed as a great success, following exciting and highly competitive sailing in Muscat. In what was the final event of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour season, the four days of racing off Al Mouj Marina in Muscat tested the fleet of international crews,

Oman welcomes many of world’s best youth sailors to high-profile international championship

October 2nd, 2019|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, 2nd Octobe 2019: Oman has put on a spectacular welcome for young sailors from 21 nations at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Asian and Oceanian Championship. Al Mussanah Sports City is the venue for the International Optimist Dinghy Association’s (IODA) prestigious showcase event which will see a week of high-intensity racing featuring 141

Oman gets ready to host prestigious international sailing championship

September 29th, 2019|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, September 28th 2019: The countdown is on as the Sultanate prepares to welcome international youth sailors Mussanah Sports City, the venue for the International Optimist Dinghy Association’s (IODA) Asian and Oceanian Championship starting from September 30th. The annual championship brings together the best young sailors from across Asia and beyond for highly competitive racing

School sailors celebrate success at the 2019 Renaissance Interschool Sailing Championship in Mussanah

September 25th, 2019|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, September 24th 2019: A record number of youth sailors have celebrated the successful conclusion of the 2019 Renaissance Inter-School Sailing Championship in Mussanah. No fewer than 135 promising young racing sailors – representing 43 government and private schools – gathered at Oman Sail’s Mussanah Sailing School for the annual event which is regarded as

Ministry of Education praised for its role in the success of Oman Sail Youth Sailors

September 23rd, 2019|News|

Muscat, September 23rd 2019: The excellent recent performances by Oman Sail’s youth sailors at international events were recognised and celebrated at a special ceremony held under the patronage of H.E. Mohammed Hamdan Al Tobi, advisor to the Ministry of Education. A total of 18 young sailors and nine of their coaches were awarded with certificates

The Renaissance Inter-School Sailing Championship to kick off this weekend

September 19th, 2019|News|

Muscat, September 19th 2019: Young Omani sailors are gathering this week for the Renaissance Inter-School Sailing Championship, one of the highlights of their sailing year. The event will bring 150 youthful racers together at Oman Sail’s Mussanah Sailing School for two days of competitive sailing on Friday and Saturday. All of the sailors have progressed

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