Muscat: The Royal Navy of Oman, Shabab Oman II, in the Kingdom of Denmark was crowned the International Friendship Cup for Tall Ships for the year 2022, which is the highest award won by a sailing ship in the long-distance sailing races.
This came during the announcement of the results of the Long Dhow Sailing Race, during the closing festival of the Long Sailing Race 2022 in Aalborg, Kingdom of Denmark.
The award is given to the ship that excels in demonstrating friendship among all participating ship crews. Voting for this award is conducted by the captains and crews of the participating ships.
The entire crew of the ship expressed their joy at the ship's victory in the International Friendship Cup for the year 2022, after the strenuous efforts made by the crew on this voyage (Oman journey, the land of peace).