The 49er and Nacra 17 classes are pleased to announce the 2024 European Championship of 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 will be held in La Grande Motte, France just before…Read More
Hans Henken’s biggest goal as a kid – and still is – was to compete at the Olympic Games, against the world’s best on the world’s biggest stage. At thirty…Read More
The Pathway to Paris passes through Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain, as the World’s best skiff sailors will race for the 2024 World Championship in one of the final lead-up regattas…Read More
This Friday: Q&A Live Call with Olympic Champ Dylan Fletcher - Build your boatspeed around YOU What’s the quickest, most effective way to develop your Boat Speed? It’s a tough…Read More
This is the first international race held on Hungarian waters for the high-performance Olympics classes. The four-day long U23 European Championships in the 49er and 49erFX classes in Balatonfüred ended…Read More
With very unstable wind conditions on the third day of the Europeans, three races were held for the 49er fleet, with the windward mark having to be changed in almost…Read More
The Hungarian-Spanish crew, competing under the Hungarian flag, won the first race of the 49er class at the European U23 Championships in Balatonfüred. The first race of the 49erFX class…Read More
This is the first international race held on Hungarian waters for the high-performance Olympics classes. The U23 fleet of the 49er and 49erFX classes are going to compete in Balatonfüred…Read More
This will be the first time for an international race to be held on Hungarian waters for the skiff Olympics classes. The U23 fleet of the 49er and 49er FX…Read More
Perched on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula, the Sultanate of Oman’s stark beauty and vastly contrasting landscapes have enchanted growing numbers of tourists each year. With its magnificent desert, secret oases and breathtaking mountain ranges, Oman is an alluring destination. A tropical underwater paradise lies beneath the turquoise sea, caressing the white sandy beaches that adorn the country’s stunning 3,165 km coastline.
Alongside this natural wealth is Oman’s rich culture, which blends with modern infrastructure and historical features that span over 7,000 years. Grand forts, exquisite palaces and mystical souqs are sights to behold in the capital, Muscat. A visit to Oman makes you feel right at home from the time you arrive, until the moment you leave. The Sultanate is full of opportunities for adventure, including fascinating tours with an Arabian flavour.
Oman’s coastline is a paradise for explorers. Its abundance of wildlife includes whales, dolphins, turtles, seahorses, and flamingos. Underwater, its incredible marine life is found close to the water’s surface.
The mountains cover approximately 15% of the country’s land mass. Oman’s main mountain range is the 10,000 foot Al Hajar, which runs from Musandam in the North to the extreme limit of the Arabian Peninsula, Ras Al Had.
Sands and deserts occupy the remaining area; these include two large sand deserts – The Wahiba Sands known as Rimalat Al Wahiba and part of the Empty Quarter (Rub Al Khali). Here you can learn about Bedouin culture, camp under a dome of stars and experience the beauty of dawn in the desert.
Oman is known for its tropical climate whilst still subject to seasonal changes. From October through April, the Sultanate offers a lovely climate, with an average temperature of 23 degrees C. Combined with welcoming hospitality, warm seas and stunning landscapes, you can see why tourism in Oman is a growing industry.