Dubai hosts the Grand Prix of modern sailing yachts

Logo of the Dubai Grand Prix Sailing Championships.

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Dubai will host for the first time the “Grand Prix Sailing Championship for Modern Sailing Yachts” at Mina Rashid on November 12 and 13, organized by B&O Marinas, in partnership with the Dubai Sports Council and the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism.

Dubai will be the new stop for this international championship in the Middle East, in the middle of its third season this year, in which the latest boats of this marine sport from around the world participate.

After Dubai, 2023 will see the group of competitors move to Singapore, Sydney and Christchurch, before the final will be held in San Francisco, USA, next May.

The previous stage of the championship was held in Cadiz, Andalusia, and witnessed fierce competitions, which resulted in the French team captain, Quentin Dolapier, taking the lead by only three seconds over Jimmy Spithill's American team, to achieve the first victory for his team in the championship.

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