The UAE National Championships for sailing is a series of regattas held at different clubs across a number of the Emirates each season. Round 1 of the UAE National sailing championships will kick off at Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club over the weekend. With a total of 90 sailors entered from all different nationalities competing against one another to be crown champions of the regatta and put themselves in good standing for future national rankings and championships within the UAE. There are four classes in total competing in Round 1 these are: Optimist, Laser 4.7, Laser Radial and Laser Standard. With 8 race’s being sailed by each individual class (weather dependent) it will no doubt be exciting regatta.