As an archipelago nation with many islands, sailing in Bahrain was and still is an important method of travel. During the ancient times until the golden age of sail, sailing in the Persian Gulf, and anywhere in the world for that matter, was the only way for goods, cargo, news and people to be transported across vast distances between countries, islands and continents. As an island nation, Bahrain utilized sailing for all sorts of activities from fishing to trade. Today, some fishermen still use traditional Dhows to get to their bountiful fishing spots since it is extremely efficient as well as silent. For most Bahraini people as well as tourists however, sailing is a recreational pastime that is done for leisure and pleasure.
There is nothing like cutting through the water on a straight run while being propelled by nature’s own breath and the sound of the [Read more…]