Dubai Tourism

Dhow racing in Dubai

News   •   May 15, 2014 07:08 GMT

ARABIANBUSINESS.COM: Hundreds of dhows will flood Dubai in an event combining old tradition
with modern sport.You only need a quick walk around Dubai Marina or to have glimpsed the Burj Al Arab to know that the dhow, Arabia’s traditional sail boat, is a symbol of the UAE’s past and present, and on Saturday May 17 more than 100 dhows will be sailing into Mina Seyahi in the Al Gaffal Long Distance Race.