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a lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs

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Qatar's acclaimed dhow Fath Al Khair 2 returned to a tumultuous reception yesterday at Katara beach after a historic voyage to India that lasted 44 days.
Muhajir, winner of last month's opening heat of the 22ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing race, was at the forefront once skipper Majid Ahmad Khadim Al Muhairi got the perfect start to finish clear of the competition.
The dhow, set for Iran to deliver goods including perfumes, oil and electrical equipment, had six workers onboard.
location of the dhow, which is not close to any landmarks and
In the trip's second edition, the committee stated, the dhow will sail off Qatari shores, to arrive later at the Indian coast.
According to a senior official, the suspects were arrested in coordination with Dubai Police, from a dhow which arrived from Iran to Sharjah port.
The Pentagon said the trouble started when the US Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy, which has been patrolling the international waters of the Persian Gulf for 11 years, approached the Iranian dhow.
The confrontation took place on Tuesday, when an inflatable reconnaissance boat was dispatched from the US Coast Guard vessel Monomoy to investigate a dhow that had broken off contact, according to US military newspaper Stars and Stripes, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
The common three types of services offered here are chartered dhow cruise, dinner dhow cruise and the sunset dhow cruise.
QTA highlighted that there shall be a period provided to present Tourist Dhow Operators to make the necessary changes, if any, to make sure the new standards are met.
The embassy release further revealed that the French Landing Platform Dock (LPD) Siroco, a flagship of the EU Naval Force Atalanta, released the 11 Indian crew members of a dhow that had been attacked by suspected pirates at the mouth of the Gulf of Aden.
Summary: Program features series of heritage lectures, performances by regional bands, live boat-building demonstrations, dhow cruises, light and fireworks shows.
com)-- Rayna Tours recently announced a special offer where guests can avail more than 25% discount on four-star dhow cruise dinner at the historic Dubai Creek.
SOUQ Waqif Boutique Hotels, a collection of five-star luxury boutique destinations, has launched a cultural experience for guests and visitors with its dhow tours.
Manama-Oct2-(BNA)The Coast Guard Commander announced on Tuesday that legal procedures have been taken against a captain of shrimp catching dhow for crashing into a coast guard patrol when it was trying to stop the dhow.