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Saudi Red Sea Authority welcomes Yacht Captains to Jeddah for F1 weekend

(MENAFN- APCO Worldwide) March 18, 2023

The Saudi Red Sea Authority (SRSA) welcomed Yacht Captains, crew, and industry representatives to an essential briefing session ahead of the Saudi Arabia F١ Grand Prix this weekend.

As the national regulator for navigational and tourism activities of cruises and yachts in the Kingdom’s Red Sea waters, SRSA is committed to engaging with stakeholders across the sector, providing timely, relevant updates, and ensuring operators and users have access to the information they need when visiting the Kingdom.

Mohammed Al-Asiri, Acting CEO of Saudi Red Sea Authority, said being able to welcome tourism operators to the Kingdom, and engaging with them on the work of the authority, was more than just showcasing exceptional Saudi hospitality, it was essential to the ongoing development and delivery of the national strategy.

“We sit at the intersection of numerous sectors including coastal tourism, environmental protection, investment, sport and culture, and logistics,” Mr. Al-Asiri said.

“Our comprehensive strategy will chart the path for a prosperous future that preserves our pristine natural environment and supports thriving businesses, industry, and our communities. It is critical that we continue engage with sector representatives on to get their feedback and address any issues.”

Oliver Rees, General Manager of the Jeddah Yacht Club, said “The Red Sea Authority have been a fantastic partner to help deliver the vision of making Jeddah Yacht Club and Marina the center of the yachting world this weekend.

“They’ve been very supportive in taking feedback on the challenges of cruising on the Red Sea from Captain’s and Crew alike, who’ve come to stay with us during the Formula ١.

“All of this will be invaluable for them, and we look forward to working together for many years to come to continue making Jeddah Yacht Club and the Red Sea a must-visit destination for yachts.”

For more information on the work of the Saudi Red Sea Authority, or to provide your feedback on recreation, navigation, or regulatory activities, visit


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