ZAIN wins final leg, EFG BANK (MONACO) wins overall

2017-01-09T15:38:44+02:00 March 1st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Even more commendable is the fact that the crew consists of enthusiastic novices, formed mainly from employees of Zain – one of the Middle East’s leading mobile telecoms operators. They managed to take the lead during the night on the windy, 90nm leg from Doha, and engage in a tough battle with Team averda in

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Doha’s inport race keeps EFG BANK (MONACO) in prime position

2017-01-09T15:38:44+02:00 February 28th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

The EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour is a demonstration of Oman Sail’s passion for the sport and its commitment to help bring together the best sailing talent in the GCC to race against elite international sailors. The inport racing today showed how Oman Sail’s fleet of identical one-design Farr 30s encourages healthy competition. The

  • Team EFG Win Leg 6


2017-01-09T15:38:44+02:00 February 25th, 2015|Tags: , |

EFG Bank (Monaco)’s winning streak continues as Sidney Gavignet and his mixed Omani and European team notch up another leg win from Abu Dhabi to Doha to edge closer to defending their EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour title. Oman Sail’s vision to develop the region’s sailing talent and reignite the rich maritime heritage has

  • Team EFG wins leg 5

Leg 5: Second win in a row for EFG BANK (MONACO)

2017-01-09T15:38:44+02:00 February 23rd, 2015|Tags: , |

Gavignet and his super-tuned crew that includes Spanish sailor Alex Pella, Nicolas Lunven, and Ireland’s Damian Foxall, had a poor start but it did not take the seasoned team long to find their stride and lead the 11-strong fleet round the windward mark Although they had an impressive one-and-half minutes lead at the mark, they

  • Team EFG wins leg 3


2015-10-20T13:19:50+02:00 February 21st, 2015|Tags: , |

The Tour reigning champions now add another first place to their Leg 1 and first inport race victory, which strengthen their overall position at the head of the fleet. The Oman Sail-organised EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour is now in its fifth year and offers an exciting platform to develop sailing skills and promote

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EFG BANK (MONACO) wins tactically challenging first leg

2017-01-09T15:38:44+02:00 February 17th, 2015|Tags: , |

The winning team sailed across the line at 11.52 yesterday and received a warm welcome from the team at IMCO (International Maritime College Oman) – host of the first stopover. The light, fluky winds proved exceptionally taxing and put an emphasis on good tactics and navigation skills but Gavignet and team, who led from the

  • EFG Bank and Oman Sail introduce children to sailing

EFG BANK and OMAN SAIL introduce children to sailing

2017-01-09T15:38:44+02:00 February 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Operating under the Ministry of Social Development, the Child Care Centre provides a family and community environment for orphaned children, including a library, nursery, access to school supplies and playgrounds to promote a wholesome upbringing for the children that covers personal, social, emotional and physiological development. Run by a team of volunteers, the Centre also