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Oman’s women set sail for Olympics

57cb7_111011035356-oman-sail-6-horizontal-gallerySimon Roger of the Guardian reports how the government of the Arabian Gulf sultanate is charting a course for women at the helm of its plans for sporting success.

Oman Sail, a government organisation launched in 2008 to develop the sport in the sultanate, has its headquarters in the new marina adjoining this development. The venture is headed by Briton David Graham, assisted by 190 employees, mainly Omanis.

Their objective is to attract women to a sport largely dominated by men. In February an all-women crew took part in Sailing Arabia The Tour 2013, the third edition of a race in the Arabian Gulf. The crew of six is led by the UK’s Dee Caffari, a seasoned skipper.”

Read the full article here.

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This entry was posted on May 8, 2013 by in Sailing and tagged , .
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