Ras Al Khaimah to host 4th Leg of Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2013
- United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, February 19 - 2013 at 16:42
- PRESS RELEASE
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, and as part of a continuous programme to promote Ras Al Khaimah the rising emirate hosted today the 4th leg of the international sailing regatta; Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2013 at the Al Hamra Marina and Yacht Club..
Speaking about the event, Victor Louis, Chief Operating Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism and Development Authority said: "We, in Ras Al Khaimah, are proud to host the third version of this prestigious event as it is a perfect show-case opportunity to promote Ras Al Khaimah as a potential and important partner on an international sporting calendar as well as be highlighted worldwide by regional and international media."
Sailing Arabia - The Tour was established in 2011 by Oman Sail, as a regional alternative to the internationally renowned Tour de France à la Voile - considered to be one of the world's most famous offshore sailing events.
The UAE residents and visitors were part of this exciting sports event today, Sailing Arabia 2013 - The Tour at the Al Hamra Marina and Yacht Club and enjoyed a fun day out with friends and family where a variety of activities, entertainment for children and live music were Offered.
Recently Ras Al Khaimah has introduced RAK Sailing Academy, which was set up at the Al Hamra Marina Royal Yacht Club Under the leadership of Enrico Malingri di Bagnolo the courses are open to sailing enthusiasts of all ages, promoting this adventurous sport, where a variety of lessons are offered, from learning the basic techniques of how to handle a dingy to the more advanced skills required for open-water racing.
Al Hamra Marina and Yacht Club, operated by Al Hamra Real Estate Development, is the marina project located in the Al Hamra Village in Ras Al Khaimah. The Al Hamra Village is a luxury integrated community, located on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, approximately 45 minutes from Dubai, covering an area of 7.1 million square feet and includes 1.5 kilometres of pristine beaches, 1,089 villas and townhouses, 2,444 residential apartments, five resort hotels, an 18- hole golf course, clubhouse, marina and a shopping mall.
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