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1810, 2017

World’s Leading KiteFoil Racers to Gather for Exhilarating Showdown in Oman

October 18th, 2017|Home Slider, News|

The stage  is set for the year’s biggest kite racing event with the globe’s fastest riders planning to assemble on Oman’s crystal clear waters in just one month to do battle for the coveted Formula Kite World Championship crowns. With the decision on kiteboarding’s bid to become a “showcase event” at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics imminent, it is expected the showdown for the International Kiteboarding

1810, 2017

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 see the southern Californian venue as an opportunity to stake

1010, 2017

Race is on to secure a place at Mussanah Race Week 2018

October 10th, 2017|Mussanah Race Week, News|

The race is on to book a place for Oman’s increasingly popular Mussanah Race Week as registration opens for the 2018 event in January. Now going into its eighth edition, the Oman Sail organised regatta has year-on-year since 2011 attracted a growing number of young international sailors to the world-class Mussanah Sports City venue. The 2017 event saw fierce competition out on the water involving

810, 2017

Oman Sail’s Class 40 team quietly confident as they make final preparations for the Transat Jacques Vabre

October 8th, 2017|Home Slider, Offshore, Omani Pride|

The final countdown has begun for Oman Sail’s Class 40 team as they prepare for the start of the 4,350-mile Transat Jacques Vabre from Le Havre to Brazil. With just a month to go to the November 5th start of the now classic two-handed ocean race, Sidney Gavignet and his co-skipper Fahad Al Hasni are making final preparations and focusing on the many small –

510, 2017

Oman Sail’s Class 40 team quietly confident as they make final preparations for the Transat Jacques Vabre

October 5th, 2017|Home Slider, Offshore, Omani Pride|

The final countdown has begun for Oman Sail’s Class 40 team as they prepare for the start of the 4,350-mile Transat Jacques Vabre from Le Havre to Brazil. With just a month to go to the November 5th start of the now classic two-handed ocean race, Sidney Gavignet and his co-skipper Fahad Al Hasni are making final preparations and focusing on the many small –

510, 2017

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 Farsi, Alla Al Omrani, Mohammed Al Qasmi and Mohammed Al

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