Dubai’s first Sail Grand Prix to take place in November

The world’s most exciting race on water is heading to Dubai for the first time, the first Dubai Sail Grand Prix is set to launch from Mina Rashid in the heart of Old Dubai on Nov. 12-13.

The global league’s calendar includes iconic venues including Bermuda, Saint-Topez, Chicago, Singapore, San Fransisco, Sydney and Dubai is the seventh stop in it. National teams from Australia, Denmark, Canada, Great Britain, France, Spain, New Zealand, the United States, and Switzerland will compete in Dubai over two days.

The race has been organized in partnership with P&O Marinas, the Dubai Sports Council and Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism. Tickets for the event are currently available. Fans will be able to athletes racing identical hydrofoiling F50 catamarans which are capable to reach 100 km/h.

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