Ajman Tourism launches the Ajman Sea FestivalWith the Emirates Jet Ski Marathon and the Emirates Moto Surf Championship
Under the patronage of Abdulaziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry: The competitions assert the role marine sports play in promoting the destination as a host city for all type of sports
Under the patronage of Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, and organized by the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club in association with the UAE Marine Sports Federation, the Ajman Sea Festival launches with two different marine sports activities: the Emirates Jet Ski Marathon – Ajman Tour on Friday 26 November at Ajman Corniche, and the Emirates Moto Surf Championship – Ajman Tour on Saturday 27 November at Al Zorah Marina 1.
This year’s competitions attract a large number of participants who are actively competing to be crowned as winners, it also attracts a huge audience who will be attending these thrilling competitions and enjoying the entertaining water shows awaits them.
The competitions include three different categories: professional category, adult category, and open category for all age groups. The Emirates Jet Ski Marathon – Ajman Tour and the Emirates Moto Surf Championship – Ajman Tour are considered as the most dynamic challenges for jet ski racers as they require a high fitness level, special physical and mental preparations, and specialized equipment for this type of activities.
With regards to the festival, His Excellency Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, Director General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, stated that this year’s editions of the Ajman Sea Festival is witnessing a great interest from the marine sports enthusiasts and the general public, while also stressing on the department’s continuous efforts to support all sporting events and sponsor multiple activities and initiatives in Ajman which help in boosting all its vital sectors, and contributes to the development of the emirate to become one of the leading world cities that hosts unique touristic and sporting events.
His Excellency clarified that organizing the Ajman Sea Festival to include the Emirates Jet Ski Marathon – Ajman Tour and the Emirates Moto Surf Championship – Ajman Tour events comes as part of the department’s agenda to reinforce tourism across the emirate where such activities are of great interest to both locals and visitors, in addition to promoting Ajman as a host city which is able to hold important racing events in the region.
Al Geziry confirmed that Ajman Tourism seeks to enhance its collaboration with various federal, local, and private sports institutions and clubs with the framework of UAE’s vision and policies set to develop the legal and administrative procedures related to practicing marine sports, closely supervise them, and support all initiatives that aim to spread the culture of marine sports and introduce it to the public which is considered as a dynamic sector in the emirate, in addition to encouraging everyone to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
To those who are interested to be part of the festival, registration is still possible via Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club application. Registration for the Emirates Jet Ski Marathon – Ajman Tour will close by midnight of Thursday 25 November, and by midnight of Friday 26 November for the Emirates Moto Surf Championship .