Muscat, The Sultanate of Oman

Al Mouj Muscat is a thriving, freehold title waterfront community spread along a stunning 6km stretch of coast in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. Al Mouj Muscat offers outstanding lifestyle and leisure experiences that comprises residential properties interspersed with green spaces, pedestrian walkways and inland waterways, retail and dining facilities and Oman’s only signature PGA Standard 18 hole links golf course, designed by Greg Norman.

 

 

 

Al Mouj Marina
Al Mouj Muscat

Sohar, The Sultanate of Oman

  • International Maritime College Oman – cultural day and stopover 15th February

For over a decade the International Maritime College Oman (IMCO) has been an example of a world class academic higher educational institution offering education and cutting-edge teaching technology in the maritime, logistics and petrochemical industries. Ever since its inception in 2005 as a joint venture between the Government of Oman (70%) and the STC Group of the Netherlands (30%), IMCO has set Oman on a course of restoring its regal maritime history through the development and creation of innovative learning programmes. IMCO’s student intake has seen a steady growth of more than 200 students each year. Its student profile cuts across borders to include candidates from Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, South Africa, Yemen, Jordan, Tunisia, Kazakhstan, India, Nigeria and Cameroon – underscoring its international appeal as a college of stellar repute.

IMCO

Khasab, The Sultanate of Oman

  • Khasab Port – 18th February, sailors welcomed by Mussandam Governor.

With a strategic location overlooking the Strait of Hormuz, Khasab Port in the Governorate of Mussandam accommodates incoming cruise ships and boosts trading and tourism activities with neighboring countries. The port plays a strategic role in the trade and tourism of the Arabian Gulf. It occupies an area of 159 hectares with a working dock of 300 meter, a 100-meter permanent dock area for fishing boats and eight floating docks.

In 30th September 2012, royal orders were issued to develop the port operations and capacity. The development included expansion of docks, and the addition of necessary facilities for the reception of traders and visitors. Recently the port saw new expansion that included breakwaters, a trading dock area and deepening of the port bed to 10 meters.

Port of Khasab

Abu Dhabi, United Arab of Emirates

  • The Emirates Palace Marina – 21st February, in port racing at Emirates Palace.

Set within the lush grounds of the magnificent Emirates Palace and regarded as one of the most luxurious marinas in the Middle East, Emirates Palace Marina, managed by ART Marine, has been designed without compromise to be a natural haven for yachts of all dimensions. With immediate deep water and unrestricted access to the Arabian Gulf, the marina is the destination of choice for sailing regattas, international visitors and many of the largest Super Yachts in the world. Accredited with 5-Gold Anchor, Blue Flag and ICOMIA Clean Marina accolades, Emirates Palace Marina is operated not only as a marina but also as a lifestyle destination for yachting and water enthusiasts of all nationalities and interests. Whether entertaining on the fly bridge of a super yacht, hoisting the mainsail, firing up a muscle boat or fine-tuning a Farr, Emirates Palace Marina embraces all yachting disciplines for its members, who share the same uncompromising passion for the best. The award winning flagship of the ART Marine Marinas portfolio, Emirates Palace Marina offers a 24/7 operation to ensure the best level of service and support for all its members and visitors.

EMIRATES PALACE MARINA
ARTMARINE

Doha, Qatar

  • In port race in the Pearl Marina, 25th February

The Pearl-Qatar is Doha’s premier waterfront development, a man-made island in the heart of the city’s West Bay area. Work began on the 4 square kilometer development in 2004. Once finished, it will comprise of 13 islands each hosting luxury residences, retail outlets and restaurants. The Pearl will create over 32km of new coastline for use as a residential estate. This will accommodate an expected 18,831 dwellings and 45,000 residents by 2018.

The Pearl
Ronautica

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Nakheel – 1st March: in port race, closing ceremony and special dinner.

The Palm Jumeirah is the world’s largest man-made island. As its name suggests, it is shaped like a palm tree with a 2km ‘trunk’, a crown made of 17 ‘fronds’ and a surrounding crescent. Plans for the Palm Jumeirah were unveiled in 2001 by Nakheel and its first residents were able to move into their luxury villas and apartments at the end of 2006. The Palm has since evolved to become one of Dubai’s landmark destinations, featuring a host of luxury hotels, leisure and retail enterprises as well as marinas with berthing for yachts up to 50 meters.

Nakheel