Returning to Muscat for the first time since 2014 the 44Cup Oman will be hosted by Oman Sail on the warm waters off Al Mouj Marina in the heart of the Omani capital.
Since 2009 Oman Sail has been attempting to rekindle the country’s maritime eminence and to provide opportunities for the Omani youth to learn from the sport of sailing.Oman Sail has become a globally recognised initiative in the process. Omani high-performance sailors are now competing in several leading racing circuits and Oman Sail hosts an increasing number of key international events along their nation’s splendid coastline. In 2021 alone they hosted, among others, the Asian Windsurfing Championships, the 2021 49er, 49er FX and Nacra 17 Asian and World Championships, the ILCA Radial World Championship in Mussanah and brought the sailing season to a close with the successful hosting of the Youth Sailing World Championships.
Welcoming the 44Cup to Oman, CEO of Oman Sail Oman Sail Dr. Khamis Al Jabri said: "The high-speed, high-performance racing on show during the 44Cup is always a spectacular sight to behold. With some of the world’s best professional sailors competing, the ideal winter sailing conditions will provide an excellent arena for the top prizes to be decided. We look forward to welcoming the teams to Oman and sharing our famed warm hospitality at the finale of this year’s series."