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by Dubai Offshore Sailing Club 1 Feb 04:11 PST 2-4 February 2024
SB20 Championships by DOSC and DDF © Dubai Offshore Sailing Club

Dubai Offshore Sailing Club (DOSC) is excited to kick start the second sailing competition - The SB20 Asia Pacific Championships as part of Triple Sailing Championships in association with Dubai Duty Free.

This competition will allow sailors to further hone their skills and understanding of the local sailing conditions. The Dubai SB20 Triple Sailing Championships are all being held on Dubai waters and hosted by DOSC.

The Triple Sailing Championships began with SB20 Middle East Championships that took place in early December 2023. The world's top sailors converged in Dubai for the event displaying exhilarating races and with exceptional sailing skills of the participants. Glasgow Kiss were announced as the winners of the 2023 Dubai Duty Free SB20 Sailing Middle East Championships.

Whilst sailors compete for the winning titles, their families and spectators can enjoy an unforgettable experience at the fan zone village. Fans will be able to watch live on-the-water coverage and enjoy spectacular entertainment in a vibrant atmosphere in the Tentola Village.

The Triple will culminate in the SB20 World Championships which will take place from 11th to 16th February 2024 where sailors from around the globe will compete for that coveted title.

Commenting on the title sponsorship Ramesh Cidambi, COO of Dubai Duty Free said, "We have witnessed great spirit among the contestants in the Dubai Duty Free SB20 Sailing Middle East Championships. It gives us pleasure to support such sailing enthusiasts showcase their talent at such a professional scale. We are glad to be the title sponsor of the three SB20 Championship events. We are also happy to see the great work done by Dubai Offshore Sailing Club in shaping this platform for the sport of sailing. Their consistent dedication and support has strengthened the confidence of many sailing enthusiasts."

Ed Shiffner, Rear Commodore of Dubai Offshore Sailing Club, commented "We are pleased to host the SB20 World Championships 2024. We have seen strong participation from different corners of the world. After the thrilling success of the SB20 Middle East Championships we look forward to SB20 Asia Pacific Championships in Dubai, and we are particularly pleased to have the continued and dedicated support of Dubai Duty Free as our title sponsor. Their support has helped us to open the doors of many possibilities for sailing enthusiasts."

Dubai Duty Free's partnership with DOSC for these Championships reaffirms their commitment to promoting world-class sports and further solidifies their position as a leading supporter of the local sporting community. In addition to SB20 Championships, DOSC and DDF previously collaborated for the highly successful DDF Regatta held last year in December, and before that, in December 2021.

In addition to Dubai Duty Free, SB20 Asia Pacific Championships are also backed by establishments such as UAE Sailing & Rowing Federation, Dubai Sports Council, Dubai International Marine Club, Wicked, Photoderm and Palm Jumeirah Marina - M Marina.

More information on Dubai Offshore Sailing Club is available at their website, dosc.ae.

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