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From saddle to steerage skills: 50 years of sailing in Abu Dhabi
Expats in the capital used to ride horses as a pastime in the 1960s, until a donation of six small sailing boats prompted the launch of the Abu Dhabi Sailing Club – now The Club. This week members celebrate its 50th anniversary.
February 21, 2017
Yachtsman draws on endurance and technology to smash solo record
Frenchman Thomas Coville has become the latest in a long line of solo sailors to tackle what many consider to be the ultimate test of human courage, when he set sail from the French port of Brest on board Sodebo Ultim, a 31-metre trimaran.
December 27, 2016
Volvo Ocean Race winner and Azzam skipper Ian Walker will walk away feeling wistful
Given how much of himself he had invested in the project over five years and two races, it was inevitable that Ian Walker would feel a tinge of sadness at the news that Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s Azzam was no more.
June 7, 2016
Happily married couples tie love in knots for Sailing Arabia – The Tour
When the 2016 Sailing Arabia – The Tour launched Tuesday, the members of Team Mangold were experiencing the Arabian seas for the first time. Within the team, though, some of the crew members could not be more familiar with each other, with not one but two married couples on board.
February 16, 2016