Updated 16 October 2015

Omani women sailors making waves‬

‪It is the final stages of the gulf region's only long-distance sailing event. The Sailing Arabia tour heads to Oman later on Thursday. Despite a long history of maritime trade and pearling, Omani sailors have not made much of a mark at an international level. Now the country is training a new generation to compete at the top level of the sport. Joanna Gasiorowska went to meet some of them in Doha. (Al Jazeera)