Beijaflore crowned EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour champions for a second year in succession

2019-02-17T09:41:16+02:00 February 17th, 2019|

Beijaflore have been crowned champions of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour, repeating their success of last year to take back-to-back victories in the Middle East’s premier yacht racing event. The French team produced a remarkably consistent performance on their Diam 24 trimaran during the two-week marathon along Oman’s coastline, gradually building and extending

The Tour rolls a perfect six on the last day’s racing in Masirah

2019-02-11T06:55:00+02:00 February 11th, 2019|

Muscat, February 10 2019: The EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour fleet had a packed programme on the final day in Masirah, with no fewer than six Stadium races producing five different winners. Once again the island venue produced highly competitive racing, with a shifting and changeable wind testing the skills and adaptability of

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