Mourjan Marinas ready to test global talent
February 14th, 2015 – Dubai, U.A.E.: Premier GCC yachting destinations Almouj Marina in Muscat and Mourjan Marinas – Four Seasons Hotel Doha, are gearing up to host top international sailors in next week’s EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour.
The prestigious event will cast off from Mourjan Marinas-managed Almouj Marina this Sunday 15 February following an opening ceremony at The Wave, Muscat.
Designed to reignite the Middle East’s maritime heritage and showcase the region’s beauty, the fleet of identical Farr 30 yachts will pass through the finest sailing destinations on offer in Oman, the UAE, Qatar and Bahrain.
Wayne Shepherd, General Manager of Mourjan Marinas, said: “Mourjan Marinas is thrilled to be part of this showpiece event with two of our flagship marinas chosen as venues. Supporting the regional boating industry and helping to position the Arabian Gulf as a thriving maritime hub are strong focus areas for Mourjan Marinas. EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour does a superb job of doing just that by bringing an international focus onto the GCC, highlighting the stunning sailing facilities and destinations on offer.”
Home to Oman Sail, Almouj Marina boasts state-of-the art facilities and 121 berths, accommodating yachts from 10 to 40 metres. Almouj Marina holds a regional-first marine industry international achievement award with the International Clean Marina accreditation.
Mourjan Marinas – Four Seasons Hotel Doha is part of the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel, located off the shores of Doha’s glittering West Bay. The marina features 112 berths, accommodating yachts up to 40 metres in length, as well as seven-days-a-week fuel service and five-star concierge service.
For more information on Almouj Marina or Mourjan Marinas – Four Seasons Hotel Doha, visit www.almoujmarina.com or www.mourjanmarinas.com/marinas/four-seasons-marina.