Watersports fans will be thrilled to know the rowing race will be taking place as part of Dubai International Marine Club's (DIMC) annual winter season of races. Overlooking the coastline near the Mina Seyahi club, and look at dozens of wooden rowboats lining up to race for the third time this season. Crews of ten will battle it out for a chance to take part in the final, where they compete to win the prestigious Maktoum Cup. This family-friendly spectacle combines a nod to the rich seafaring history of the Emirates with a modern love of sport. The racing season is organised to encourage sporting excellence and to take advantage of Dubai's lengthy coastline and perfect winter weather.