Muscat: Oman Sail has released this round up of the sailing action in Sur, at the ongoing EFG Sailing Arabia — The Tour (SATT).
"EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour teams enjoyed excellent sailing conditions in the historic maritime city of Sur, Oman," Oman Sail said, adding that the clost to 30-mile coastal battle with the Diam 24 sail boats, as well as six rounds of stadium racing.
Averda won two individual races as the eight international teams vying for the 2018 title exchanged blows as they fought one another over six short, intense races held just off the beach of the historic city in perfect conditions.
The fact that the top four teams finished just five points apart indicates just how tight the racing was, with EFG Bank Monaco taking second and overall leaders Beijaflore third.
French team Vivacar picked up two race wins, while Lorina Golfe du Morbihan and Cheminees Poujalat scored one apiece.
The finale of EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour will consist of a coastal raid from Bandar Al Rowdha to Muscat’s beautiful old town of Muttrah on February 16, followed by a day of stadium racing there the following day.