The Dubai Media Office said on Twitter, “Dubai Police, in cooperation with the Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, issues a fine of Dhs50,000 to the organiser of a private party on a yacht violating social distancing and COVID-19 precautionary measures."
Dubai Police, in cooperation with the Department of Tourism, issued violations of Dhs50,000 on Saturday for people who stayed on a yacht without committing to social distancing and wearing masks.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently launched yacht and boat docking services to the public at its Al Garhoud Marine Workshop.
The Dubai Civil Defence teams put out a fire which broke out on a yacht at Dubai Marina. No injuries were reported but the yacht sustained limited damage.
"We are bitterly disappointed to cancel the race this year, especially considering the plans and preparations we had put in place to have a COVID-safe race,” Cruising yacht Club commodore Noel Cornish said in announcing the cancellation.
Around 11.30 am, more than 20 yachts embarked on a cruise. The yachts went on a circular formation with the flag being hoisted in the middle from another yacht.
The Dubai Police issued a fine of Dhs10,000 to a pilot working for an airline for organising a special party for 25 invitees on a yacht without observing public safety requirements.
Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, today unveiled the Majesty 175, the world’s largest composite production superyacht, at its world premiere at Dubai Harbour.