Mussanah Race Week 2018 is ready to welcome young and talented international sailors

January 9th, 2018|Home Slider, Mussanah Race Week, News|

Final preparations are underway at Mussanah Sports City as the world-class Omani facility prepares to welcome some of the best young international sailors to Mussanah Race Week 2018. The Oman Sail organised regatta has gone from strength to strength since the first event in 2011, attracting a growing number of youthful yacht racers eager to

BP Oman’s “Khazzan Young Leaders’ Programme” fosters opportunities for future employment

December 31st, 2017|Corporate and Personal Development (CPD), Home Slider, News|

A pioneering initiative implemented by BP Oman and Oman Sail has entered a new phase of unlocking the potential of young talents in the Sultanate. To date, since its first launch, the Khazzan Young Leaders’ Programme has transformed 1850 students’ skillsets, with the aim of making them better prepared for future careers. The newly launched

Team Oman Air pull off double race wins in a dramatic conclusion to the Extreme Sailing Series

December 4th, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News|

The Oman Air crew pulled out all the stops on the final day of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series with back-to-back race wins in a dramatic conclusion to a closely fought season. The team took to the water for the final races of the Act in Los Cabos, Mexico, focused on overhauling regatta leaders Alinghi.

Team Oman Air steady in second as Extreme Sailing Series season reaches its Mexican showdown

December 3rd, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News|

The Oman Air crew maintained their second place on the leaderboard as the Extreme Sailing Series headed into its final day showdown in Mexico. A further day of changeable conditions in Los Cabos produced some dramatic highs and lows which saw all three of the leading teams post mixed results in the competitive fleet of

Team Oman Air’s fighting spirit halts Alinghi juggernaut at Extreme Sailing Series finale in Mexico

December 2nd, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News|

The Oman Air team overcame the challenges of a tricky day on the water to reach the half-way point of the Extreme Sailing Series finale in Mexico in contention for the title and ahead of arch-rivals and overall season leaders SAP Extreme Sailing Team. A win in the final race saw the Oman Air crew

Oman Air are the team to beat at Extreme Sailing Series decider in Mexico

December 1st, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News|

The Oman Air crew erupted from their starting blocks at the Extreme Sailing Series’ season finale in Mexico with a string of top-notch race performances. The experienced team showed they were the boat to beat as their high-speed foiling catamaran reeled off a succession of first and second places at the start of a four-day

Team Oman Air confident of finishing Extreme Sailing Series season on a high note

November 29th, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News, Omani Pride|

The crew of Oman Air go into the concluding Extreme Sailing Series event confident they can wrap-up the 2017 season on a high note. With double points on offer at the finale in Los Cabos, Mexico, the highly experienced team also know that the ultimate destination of the Extreme Sailing Series title could go down

Formula Kite World Champions concludes with France’s Nico Parlier and Daniela Moroz from the USA crowned champions

November 26th, 2017|Formula Kite World Championships, Home Slider, News|

Under the patronage of His Excellency Ahmed Al Shihi, Minister of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, the Formula Kite World Championships, held from 19th – 24th November at Al Mouj Muscat beach, concluded in spectacular style, with France’s Nico Parlier and Daniela Moroz from the USA crowned champions. Parlier topped off a dramatic week with

Tight racing at Formula Kite World Championships Oman as France’s Nico Parlier asserts dominance

November 23rd, 2017|Formula Kite World Championships, News|

With the top fleet stacked with the world’s fastest kite racers the battles at the Formula Kite World Championships in Oman just got a lot fiercer in awesome conditions that provided a perfect stage for the riders’ supreme athleticism. France’s Nico Parlier dominated in breezes that freshened and hovered between 9 and 11 knots for

Leaders tighten grip on top spots in stellar conditions at Oman Formula Kite World Championships

November 22nd, 2017|Formula Kite World Championships, News|

The leading riders consolidated their hold on the top tier of the leaderboard with spectacularly-close competition at the Formula Kite World Championships in Oman as conditions delivered epic racing. Britain’s Olly Bridge preserved his overnight lead with another all-star performance in breeze that quickly built to over 20knots, churning up the blue waters of the

The 2017 IKA Formula Kite World Championships officially opened in Al Mouj Muscat

November 20th, 2017|Formula Kite World Championships, Home Slider|

Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdul Munim bin Mansour Al Hasani, Minister of Information, and with the attendance of His Excellency Ahmed Nasser Hamad Al-Mahrizi, Minister of Tourism, the 2017 IKA Formula Kite World Championships was officially opened in front of Oman Sail's headquarters at Al Mouj Muscat Marina. A clique of reigning and former kite racing world champions are lined up and ready to fight it out on the flat waters of Oman’s

New boats, new teams and a new course as EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour goes high-speed in 2018

November 1st, 2017|EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour, Home Slider|

The Gulf region’s premier offshore yacht race is to benefit from a high-speed refresh for the 2018 event, organisers Oman Sail have announced. EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour will take a highly competitive international fleet on a totally new route along Oman’s striking and beautiful coastline. At the same time the modern and exciting

Oman Air’s Extreme Sailing Series team keep their grip on a podium place in San Diego

October 23rd, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider|

Team Oman Air maintained their grip on a podium place after a challenging third day at the Extreme Sailing Series in San Diego. Breezy but changeable conditions again saw tightly contested races, with the harbour course generating numerous opportunities for big gains and sometimes even bigger losses among the fleet of high-speed foiling GC32 catamarans.

Oman Air move up the leaderboard in a close fought Extreme Sailing Series encounter in San Diego

October 23rd, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series|

The Oman Air team climbed the leaderboard as they reached the half-way point in a closely fought Extreme Sailing Series Act in San Diego. Starting the second day in fourth place, the Phil Robertson skippered crew of Pete Greenhalgh, Nasser Al Mashari, James Wierzbowski and Ed Smyth succeeded in overhauling four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir

Oman Air crew confident of closing the gap as Extreme Sailing Series heads towards its conclusion

October 18th, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, Home Slider, News, Omani Pride|

The Oman Air team head into the penultimate Act in the year-long Extreme Sailing Series confident they can close the narrow gap to the top of the overall table. San Diego is new territory for the high-speed GC32 foiling catamarans, but all six of the regular crews – along with two wildcard entries – will

Oman Sail’s Optimist team are well prepared for the challenge at Hong Kong championship

October 5th, 2017|Home Slider, Omantel Youth Squad, Youth Programme|

The Oman Sail team taking on some of the world’s best youth sailors in Hong Kong this week have all earned their place during a season-long series of training and racing events, including a world championship. Representing the Sultanate at the International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) 2017 Asian and Oceanian Championship are Al Moatasem Al

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