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Exhilarating racing conditions produce dramatic changes to EFG Sailing Arabia

2019-02-09T19:15:06+02:00 February 9th, 2019|

Muscat, February 9 2019: Masirah Island was again the setting for an exhilarating day of racing on Saturday for the 10 international teams competing in EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour. Ideal sailing conditions under blue skies saw a steady breeze of eight to 14 knots, but with plenty of big shifts in wind

The Tour returns to the action after early relocation goes without a hitch

2019-02-09T19:07:44+02:00 February 9th, 2019|

Muscat, February 9 2019: EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour returned to racing on Friday after a flawless logistical operation saw the entire fleet and support organisation relocated 284 kilometres from Sur to Masirah Island in time for late afternoon racing. With the fleet’s Diam 24 trimarans transported overnight to the ferry port at

The Tour teams with extra racing planned at Masirah Island venue

2019-02-07T11:24:33+02:00 February 7th, 2019|

Muscat, February 7 2019: All the 10 international crews taking part in EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour are set to make an early start on Friday to get ready for extra racing at the Masirah Island venue. The move came after continued strong winds and rough seas at Sur saw racing cancelled for

The Tour holds first coastal raid off Muscat

2019-02-05T07:40:48+02:00 February 5th, 2019|

Muscat, February 4 2019: Only seconds separated the leading yachts on the first coastal raid of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour as the international fleet took to the waters off Muscat, Muttrah and Bandar Al Khiran on Monday. After almost two hours and 36 minutes of racing the French team of Cheminée Poujoulat

Experience and youthful talent will make 2019 EFG Sailing Arabia

2019-02-04T13:31:06+02:00 January 29th, 2019|

The 2019 edition of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour (SATT), organised by Oman Sail, has brought together a highly competitive mix of experienced stars of the international racing world, challenging young talent and the best of a remarkable generation of Omani sailors. Running for the ninth year, the Gulf region’s premier offshore yacht

EFG Bank Monaco crowned EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour winners for fourth time

2017-03-02T08:03:25+02:00 March 2nd, 2017|

French sailing star Thierry Douillard today led his EFG Bank Monaco (MON) team to their fourth consecutive EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour title as the Arabian classic came to a thrilling climax. Douillard's men sealed their victory in style by winning the final race of the event, a sprint around a short course