Sailing is one of the oldest sports in the world. It was included in Olympics at the start of the 20th century. In the 70's Sailing was included as one of the disciplines in Asian Games and since then has been one of the most popular
. and well participated event in the Asian Games.
The sport of "Canoe-Kayak" involves different types of boats propelled by single- or double-bladed paddles, with no fulcrum to the boat, in a number of disciplines. The paddlers are facing forward in the direction of traveling.
Kitesurfing or Kiteboarding is a surface water sport. A kitesurfer or kiteboarder uses a board with or without foot-straps or bindings, combined with the power of a large controllable kite to propel the rider and the board across the water. The terms kitesurfing and kiteboarding are interchangeable.
6th GCC Sailing Championships concluded on Saturday, 15th March 2014 here at Doha Sailing Club. It was an excellent sailing with strong to light winds. Mr. Khalifa M. Al Sewaidi, President Qatar Sailing & Rowing Federation, while addressing the Closing Ceremony, thanked HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar and HE Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdul Rehman Al Thani, Secretary Ge... Read More
6th GCC Sailing Championships 2014 - Day 3
Due to light and shifty winds races were interesting as some ups & down were seen. Race Officer had to adjust the course to meet changing situations however 3 races were conducted in Laser RDL, Laser STD & Hobie - 16. Only 2 races could be held in Optimist & Laser 4.7. Tomorrow good winds are expected and remaining races will be held. The closing will be held at 6.00 pm in Al-Shraq Hotel. Read More