Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, the third Dalma Sailing Bearings 60th Leg race, organized by the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club, will be held today in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Council for Festivals, Cultural and Heritage Programs and the Abu Dhabi Council. Athlete.

The race will reach 80 nautical miles, equivalent to 125 kilometers, and will be the starting point for the start of competitions from the island of Dalma to the port city terminal station. The organizing committee said that 120 sailors will participate, the largest number in the history of 60-foot sailboat bearings, with a total of 3,000 sailors.

The club allocated AED 25 million in cash prizes to the participants, and the champion gets 1.5 million dirhams in cash and cars, while the runner-up gets one million and 100,000 dirhams and cars, and the third place to get 900 thousand dirhams and cars, the fourth gets 800 thousand dirhams and cars, and the fifth 750 thousand dirhams and a car.

The race starts from Dalma, passing through seven different islands. Two main crossing gates for the participating sailboat bearings have been identified. The organizing committee determined the location of the first gate 40 km from the starting point, while the second gate was located 65 km from the start. 60 km from the second gate.

The participating sailboat bearings have been subjected during the past two days to the required technical tests and measurements, based on regulations and laws set by the Supreme Organizing Committee of the race, after the arrival of the bearings to the starting point, based on the decision of the organizing committee, which recommended the need to be in Dalma Island well in advance, to avoid Any obstacles that may prevent them from arriving on time.

For his part, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club, Chairman of the Supreme Organizing Committee, Ahmed Thani Al Rumaithi, thanked His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, for sponsoring and supporting the Dalma Festival. His Highness is keen to follow all the details of his event, and is always guided by providing all the requirements for success.

He stressed that the Abu Dhabi Club has been striving since its departure to the light to carry out its national mission to the fullest, through the dissemination of maritime heritage, and expand the base of practitioners, young people and people of the emirates of good.

He stressed that the Dalma stations will be very important, as it passes seven islands, other than Dalma, before stopping the terminal station in the city of the port, which confirms that there is a specific strategy to establish the value and status of these islands as a major stations in the race, and wished to be compliance with regulations and laws The organization is a key feature of all participants in today's race.

Hariz Al Murr: Dalma Race carries the spirit of challenge

The Chairman of the UAE Marine Sports Federation, Huraiz Al-Murr Mohammed Bin Huraiz, expressed his wishes to all the participants, owners, sailors and sailors to succeed, complete the race and reach the port city in safety and security, praising the great and great efforts of the Supreme Organizing Committee of the third Dalma Festival, headed by Ahmed Thani Murshid Al Rumaithi, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club.

Al-Murr said that the grand race carries with it the spirit of challenge and competition among the participants, but participation in itself is a win, stressing that the prize money totaling 25 million dirhams are a catalyst for further success in the long race. Dubai - UAE Today