Oman Sail’s girls to take on France

The world’s first all-female Arab sailing team will fly to Quiberon in France to take to the testing waters of The Bay of Biscay and prove themselves on the world’s keelboat racing stage.

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Published: Thu 21 Mar 2013, 12:06 AM

Last updated: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 10:42 AM

These notoriously tough waters will challenge the girls in new ways, they’ll not only have to learn to cope with the cold chill of the Atlantic winds, but they’ll be sailing in heavier breeze and larger waves than they are used to.

All six women are part of the Oman Sail Women’s Sailing Programme which was launched in 2011.

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