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Dubai – Muscat Race

Race Date: 2017-10-09

DATE: Thursday 9th October
COURSE: Dubai, UAE – Muscat, Oman
DISTANCE (nm): 360

Organised by the United Arab Emirates Sailing and Rowing Federation

Having celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016, the 2017 race departs Dubai, passes through the Strait of Hormuz into the Gulf of Oman and on to the finish at Muscat, Oman.

Date: Thursday 9th October

Course: Dubai, UAE – Muscat, Oman

Distance (nm): 360

Organised by the United Arab Emirates Sailing and Rowing Federation

Having celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016, the 2017 race departs Dubai, passes through the Strait of Hormuz into the Gulf of Oman and on to the finish at Muscat, Oman. No matter how you approach the Straits, they are always threatening, if not a little scary. However this race promises surprises for all: Previous competitors have reported seeing whales blowing, sharks, dolphins, turtles, smugglers, pirates, US Navy aircraft carriers and, on one occasion, an abandoned half-submerged fishing boat.

Special Regulations

Category 3 with liferaft

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Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3SE
UK

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