Emiratis Celebrate Dalma Sailing Festival

Published October 30th, 2018 - 09:39 GMT

The UAE recently celebrated a festival called 'Dalma Sailing' on October 27, 2018.

Dalma Sailing Festival took place on the coast of Dalma island in the Persian Gulf, located about 40 kilometres off of the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi.

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Emirati men train a child on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati men train a child on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati men weave a fishing net during the Dalma Sailing Festival, off of the coast of Dalma island in the Persian Gulf, about 40 kilometres off of the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on October 27, 2018. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati men weave a fishing net during the Dalma Sailing Festival, off of the coast of Dalma island in the Persian Gulf, about 40 kilometres off of the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on October 27, 2018. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati men train children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati men train children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emiratis train their children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emiratis train their children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emiratis stand by fish caught in the crescent fishing contest thread during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emiratis stand by fish caught in the crescent fishing contest thread during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Emirati men train a child on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati men weave a fishing net during the Dalma Sailing Festival, off of the coast of Dalma island in the Persian Gulf, about 40 kilometres off of the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on October 27, 2018. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati men train children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emiratis train their children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emiratis stand by fish caught in the crescent fishing contest thread during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati men train a child on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati men train a child on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati men weave a fishing net during the Dalma Sailing Festival, off of the coast of Dalma island in the Persian Gulf, about 40 kilometres off of the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on October 27, 2018. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati men weave a fishing net during the Dalma Sailing Festival, off of the coast of Dalma island in the Persian Gulf, about 40 kilometres off of the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on October 27, 2018. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati men train children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati men train children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emiratis train their children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emiratis train their children on handicraft industries during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emiratis stand by fish caught in the crescent fishing contest thread during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emiratis stand by fish caught in the crescent fishing contest thread during the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)
Emirati competitors sail their dhows as they take part in the Dalma Sailing Festival. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)