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1602, 2020

Mission accomplished for Omani sailors as they home in on Olympic Games

February 16th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

It was mission accomplished for Oman’s Olympic hopefuls Musab Al Hadi and Waleed Al Kindi as they hit their pre-event target at the conclusion of the 2020 World 49er Championship in Australia on Saturday. The Oman Sail racing duo used the world championship as real world training against many of the world’s best sailors in preparation for the defining Tokyo Olympics qualifying event in Abu

1302, 2020

Oman’s hopeful Olympic sailors stay on course to reach their goal in Australia

February 13th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Muscat, 13th February 2020: Backed by Oman Sail, Omani racing sailors Musab Al Hadi and Waleed Al Kindi have maintained their determined bid to qualify for this year’s Olympic Games as the 2020 World 49er Championship enters its final phase in Australia. Racing against the world’s best 49er dinghy sailors in a fleet consisting of 78 teams from 27 countries, the Omani duo are using

1202, 2020

OMANI OLYMPIC HOPEFULS REMAIN ON TRACK AT HALFWAY POINT OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN AUSTRALIA

February 12th, 2020|News|

It’s the midway point of the 2020 World 49er Championship and Oman’s Olympic hopefuls Musab Al Hadi and Waleed Al Kindi are continuing to tick all the boxes in Geelong, Australia.   On what was the final day of qualification races, the wet and grey morning was thankfully replaced by some afternoon sun and a nice 18 knot south-southeast wind just in time for racing

1202, 2020

World’s best sailors to compete in Oman in 2021

February 12th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Oman’s global event hosting capabilities has been given a huge endorsement, with Oman Sail selected to host the World Championships for three Olympic classes - 49er, 49erFX and Nacra - in 2021.   The 2021 World Championships will be a truly global event. Teams from all over the world will journey to the Sultanate to be hosted at the world-class Al Mussanah Sports City in

1002, 2020

OMANI OLYMPIC HOPEFULS SET BIG GOALS FOR WORLD 49ER CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 10th, 2020|News|

The 2020 World 49er Championship, the last big test for Omani sailors Musab Al Hadi and Waleed Al Kindi’s ahead of next month’s Olympic Qualifiers, has begun at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club in Victoria, Australia.   The World Championship is the final event for Musab and Waleed before they attempt to make history and become the first Omani sailors to qualify for the Olympic

802, 2020

TEAM EFG BANK WINS SAILING ARABIA – THE TOUR IN OMAN

February 8th, 2020|Home Slider, News|

Team EFG Bank, made up of Olympian Sofian Bouvet, fellow Frenchman Gaulthier Germain, and rising Omani star Ali al Balushi, has taken a resounding win in the 2020 edition of the EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour in Oman.   EFG Bank dominated from the very first stage in Salalah, with the team remaining unchallenged on top of the overall leaderboard as the tour made

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