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Sail the Gulf Regatta underway in Doha

by Qatar Sailing on 21 Feb 2013
Laser sailing in Qatar © Qatar Sailing http://www.qatarsailing.org/
Competition at the Sail the Gulf 2013 regatta is underway in Doha, Qatar at the Doha Sailing Club and boasts over 200 sailors competing across eight classes. Sailors from Algeria, Bahrain, Czech Republic, Egypt, Germany, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Myanmar, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Qatar, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Singapore, United Arabs Emirates and United Kingdom are participating.

Included in the entries is Qatar's first ISAF Youth Worlds partcipant Faris Al Bakri. Sailing in the 58-boat fleet in Dublin Bay, Ireland last July Al Bakri finished 51st. With him competing in the 23-boat Laser Radial in Qatar he will want to put all that he picked up from the 2012 ISAF Youth Worlds into practice throughout the week.




The Classes of boats and number of participants are:

Optimist - 50
Laser 4.7 - 22
Laser Radial - 23
Laser Standard - 15
Hobie 16 - 4
420 - 5
470 - 10
29er - 10

Sailors representing Qatar are:

Optimist - Ghanim Al Sewaidi, Mohamed Al Sewaidi, Abdurahman Al Nasir, Ali Al Muftah, Rashed Telfat, Jassim Al Mohannadi and Israa Al Sulaiti.

Laser 4.7 - Saleh Telfat, Abdullaziz Al Obaidly and Mariyam Al Sulaiti

Laser Radial - Faris Al Bakri and Waleed Al Sharshani

Hobie - 16 - Hassan Al Baker and Crew and Rashid Khalifa Al Mohannadi and Mohammed Al Jeda

420 - Abdelrahman Al Jinah and Yousef Al Baker

470 - Mohamed Khalifa Al Mohannadi and Jassem Al Sulaiti and Alaa Shoudhdi and Samir Imene

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