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SailFree’s national para sailing team officially launched

December 8th, 2021|Home Slider, News|

In partnership with bp Oman, Oman Sail and Oman Paralympic Committee have officially announced the national para sailing team to represent Oman in para sailing competitions locally and internationally in a formal celebration marking the International Day of Persons with Disability, held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Rashid Ahmed Al Shamsi, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Social Development. The celebration was also attended by

612, 2021

2022 World Champions crowned in final race of the 2021 ILCA 6 World Championship

December 6th, 2021|Home Slider, News|

The 2021 ILCA 6 World Championship concluded today in Barcelo Mussanah, Oman, with Nik Pletikos of Slovenia winning the men’s 2021 ILCA 6 World Championship in the last race on the last day of the competition. Taking the title by a single point, Pletikos secured the gold by winning race 12 while closest challenger, Oman’s Almoutasim Al Farsi, leader of the race throughout, finished fourth.

512, 2021

Team France wraps up Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2021 title in style

December 5th, 2021|Home Slider, News|

Team France claimed the Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2021 trophy with another win in the final leg at Al Mouj Muscat. The debuting crew led from start to finish, winning seven of the ten days. Competition for places behind them was fierce but the fleet was ultimately unable to close the gap to the eventual winners. The winning teams were awarded at a prizegiving

512, 2021

Oman Sailing Festival charms traditional maritime city of Sur

December 5th, 2021|Home Slider, News|

Sur, a city synonymous with boat building, sailing and exploration was the next stop for the Oman Sailing Festival and the locals were enthralled by the chance to try sailing and windsurfing with professional coaches. Over two days, on 3-4 December 2021, 560 visitors took part in the festival while many, many others enjoyed the atmosphere.   The festival also included a beach clean up

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Day 4 of the 2021 ILCA 6 World Championship delivers shifting winds and changing fortunes

December 4th, 2021|Home Slider, News|

Shifting winds on Day 4 of the 2021 ILCA 6 World Championships allowed a full day of racing but one full of surprises once again influenced by the wind. When the wind was up, it was light – perfect for the sailors – but the downwind played havoc with the sailors’ tactics and performances. Two races in both men’s and women’s categories were completed at

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Wind causes more surprises on Day 3 of the 2021 ILCA 6 World Championship

December 4th, 2021|Home Slider, News|

Day three of the 2021 ILCA 6 World Championships was once again influenced by the wind. Just two races in the men’s category and one in the women’s were completed at Barceló Resort Mussanah as the sailors struggled to get to grips with the changing wind patterns.   The men’s leaderboard remains unchanged from yesterday with Oman’s Almoutasim Al Farsi out in front, holding a

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