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Dubai: Tradional Dhow Sailing Contest

Dubai-based blogger Seabee brings us the latest in text and photographs about the traditional dhow (boat) sailing race later this month.
“AED6 million (US$1.63 million) is the prize money for this year's traditional dhow sailing race, due to be run on May 26. It's a great sight too, the 60 foot traditional wooden dhows racing 54 nautical miles into Dubai from Sir Bu Naair island. This year it's expected that there will be more than 100 dhows in the fleet,” he writes.

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