• SATT with new route in 2016

6. SATT: New Route, New Challenges

May 13th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

The sixth edition of Sailing Arabia – The Tour will begin on 15 February 2016 with a new route and a combination of long distance open water legs and intense inport racing. The Tour has been revised at the request of sailors seeking new challenges and will see the fleet cross the Arabian Gulf twice

Eleven teams line up for thrilling start

February 15th, 2015|Tags: , |

Crowds gathered at The Wave, Muscat today to join Oman Sail and the 11 teams competing in this year’s edition in celebration of the launch of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour. Now in its fifth year, this 760nm, six-leg race, which runs from 15-28 February, offers 14 days of demanding offshore sailing and exciting

  • Team Bienne Voile 2015

BIENNE VOILE to make amateur debut in 2015

February 10th, 2015|

An opportunity to mix inshore races with offshore legs in EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour (SATT) 2015 was the main attraction for the amateur crew on Swiss team Bienne Voile, another team to be making their debut in the race this year. Changes to the Tour de France a Voile (TDFV), which has done

  • Team Thuriya 2015

AL THURAYA woman’s team aims to beat the boys

February 10th, 2015|

Skipper Mary Rook, returning for her third Tour, is fully aware of the strength of the opposition but the seven members of her team, a mix of Omani and international sailors, have agreed on one thing – they can compete with the very best. Mary said, “The field is looking very tough this year with

  • Team Zain joins in 2015

ZAIN to participate in 2015

February 7th, 2015|

Zain Group, the pioneer of mobile telecommunications in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces its participation in the 2015 EFG Sailing Arabia-The Tour (SATT) competition, the Gulf region’s leading offshore race organized by Oman Sail. Zain has partnered with global technology provider Huawei and global law firm Clifford Chance to race a

  • Team Pindar joins in 2015 for the first time ever

PINDAR sets sights on success on their their first SATT ever

February 6th, 2015|

Endurances races such as EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour are familiar territory for Pindar skipper Nick Moloney but staying fit and fresh throughout the 15 day epic will be the crucial test that could win or lose his crew the race. Moloney’s crew are mainly Chinese sourced from the Dongfeng Race Team, which races

  • Student Tea mfrom Oman Maritime College joins for the first time in 2015

Tour debut for student’s team from INTERNATIONAL MARITIME COLLEGE OMAN

February 2nd, 2015|

The young novices on board Team IMCO are preparing for the ride of their lives in EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2015, but with just a few months of sailing experience between them, they have few expectations of toppling the champions. Making their debut in The Tour, Team IMCO, representing the International Maritime College

  • Team Royal Navy Oman joins in 2015

ROYAL NAVY OF OMAN ready for the challenge

January 31st, 2015|

The Royal Navy of Oman will line up at this year’s EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2015 for the third successive year, and despite being amateur racers, the team of serving Naval Officers are ready to take the challenge against some of the world’s best sailors. Armed with detailed knowledge of local waters and