Savadheeththa Dhathuru: the largest Yacht rally in the Maldives

The largest yacht rally in the Maldives kicks off | Photo: Kudagiri Picnic Island

The ‘Savadheeththa Dhathuru’, organized by the Maldives Integrated Tourism Corporation (MITDC), which kicked off officially on February 10, 2024, Saturday.

The event, invites yachtsmen from all across the globe to partake in a “journey across the Maldives seas” and has been touted as the largest yacht rally in the Maldives.

The organizer, MITDC highlights this event as a tribute to one of the greatest kings to rule the country, Sultan al-Gaazee Muhammad Thakurufaanu al-Auzam.

The ‘Savadheeththa Dhathuru’ was organized to trace the journey taken by Sultan Muhammad Thakurufaanu. Besides highlighting memorials dedicated to the Sultan, the event includes visiting historic sites related to his endeavor.

Minister of Tourism along with MITDC Managing Director attends the launching ceremony of the Savadheeththa Dhathuru | Photo: Kudagiri Picnic Island

“This year is particularly momentous as we celebrate the third edition of this prestigious event, a shining example of local island tourism, cultural and heritage enrichment, and nautical adventure,” said Shiuna Khalid, the Managing Director of MITDC at the launching ceremony.

The Minister of Tourism Ibrahim Faisal graced the event as the guest of honor, while the Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) Fathimath Thaufeeq was among the dignitaries to attend the ceremony as well.


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