In the last year’s championship of EFG Sailing Arabia -Team Al Mouj from Muscat were the fresh face in the event.

They made entry with a sight to win the tour and they did so. The year 2017 EFG Sailing Arabia will again have the participation of this strong team but with some new faces. This time too, the team Al Mouj is highly motivated and ready to create winning history.

EFG Sailing Arabia of 2017 is going to be a mix of inshore and offshore racing. And this year too, the tour will witness the participation of top-class sailors. Back to the Gulf race track says, who brings his match racing skills to the Team Al Mouj campaign.

Ponthieu who has groomed Team Al Mouj spoke about the event and said “Presently, there is only one tour in the sailing calendar where sailor could test their offshore as well as racing skill.” (more…)


The 2016 National European Championships is one of the most looked forward to event by the European sailors. The date for this year’s nationals is announced and it will be taking place on the 10th and 11th of September and will be hosted by the Dalgety Bay SC. This event will be combined with the annual regatta of the club.

The entries for the event have been pouring in and it is more than what we had seen in the 2015 event. There will be a large contingent of Scottish sailors making their presence at Dalgety Bay SC on the race days. They will be trying to make the most of their chance to sail close to their homes. There is also a boost given to the European class for this event, thanks to the participation of many UK sailors. (more…)


The C&C 30 One Design class would arrange their very first North American Championship this summer as part of the New York Yacht Club Race Week at the Newport offered by Rolex. The meet happens from 13th to 16th July, in Newport.

The class has steadily grown since 1 design racing started in the year 2015; eleven teams recently took part at this year’s edition of Quantum Key West Race Week. With yachts in build for early 2016 delivery, the pack is anticipated to number at least twenty for the July event. (more…)