2110, 2020

Oman Sail to host the 2021 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World Championships

October 21st, 2020|Home Slider, News|

21st October 2020: Oman Sail will host a 400-strong fleet of the world’s best sailors when the World Championships for three Olympic classes kick off in November 2021. Taking place in Asia for the first time in its history, sailors in the 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 class will kickstart their path to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games during the six-day event.   The championship

809, 2020

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2021 gearing up for return to Omani shores

September 8th, 2020|EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour, Home Slider, News|

Muscat, 6 September 2020: EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour will return in 2021 for the 11th year, organised by Oman Sail, to showcase the natural beauty of Oman and take the teams and spectators on a journey from Salalah in the south to the capital city of Muscat. Kicking off on 24 January 2021, teams will be challenged at five venues with a Coastal

305, 2020

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 senior sailors in the performance team. The courses will cover

104, 2020

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 experience to the role of Oman Sail CEO. He has

1603, 2020

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 15 in Abu Dhabi. However, as a precautionary measure due

1503, 2020

Sail Free Programme Begins Benefiting 31 persons in its First Phase

March 15th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, 18 March 2020: In partnership with BP Oman, the first phase of the Sail Free Programme by Oman Sail and Oman Paralympic Committee has been a big success, following the conclusion of a three-day leadership and sailing workshop at Al Mussanah Sports City. A total of 31 persons with mobility impairment took part in activities involved indoor leadership and critical thinking as well as

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