Useful Links

1) Group Sign-out via DOSC:

24 hours before sailing, email the following details to

– Boat name

– DP Number

– Owner Name

– Skipper Name

– Number of crew

– IRC Division


2) Dubai Maritime City Authority On-line Marine Craft License Boat Renewal : or via smart-app


3) Dubai Maritime City Authority On-line Marine Drivers License Renewal : or via smart-app


4) Anchoring Permit’s – Dubai Waters : 

4A) Dubai Maritime City Authority On-line anchoring permit :


4B) Nakheel – ‘Antarctica’ anchorage, The World, Dubai : 

The Yacht Destination at Antarctica Islands in The World Islands is open for access to all private boat owners in Dubai [DP registered boats].

Any private boat owner who has registered with Nakheel is welcome to visit the area from 8:00 am to sunset every day.

There is no entry fee.

Kindly note that at present there are no facilities at the Island.


Process to register
1.Fill and sign the attached guidelines
2.Send a scanned copy to along with valid registration and insurance copy.
3.Receive the confirmation of registration from Nakheel.


Process to visit the island
1.Send an email to stating the DP number and date for intended visit.
2.Receive confirmation from Nakheel to visit.

World Islands Yacht Destination Guidelines


4C) Visit the Island Beach Club (The Lebanon Island, The World)

How to book a visit to The Island Beach Club (The Lebanon Island, The World) in your own boat :
1.       Submit e-mail to, requesting to book a visit to The Island Beach Club, incl.
        a.       Your name and contact details
        b.      The name and DP no. of your boat
        c.       The number of persons on boat [charge for day-pass is per person]
        d.      Attached :
                       i.      Signed Nakheel Guidelines for The Island Beach Club [please note these are diffirent from the guidelines
                            used to the Antarctica Anchorage, The World] – format attached

ii.      Copy of valid boat registration

                      iii.      Copy of valid marine drivers license
                       iv.      Copy of valid boat insurance
2.       The Island Beach Club will confirm your booking and they will arrange the entrance permit for The World from Nakheel [please note, Nakheel will not process a request if approached directly]
3.       The day-pass charge [AED90 x no. of person onboard] is pre-paid using payment function in link found in the e-mail booking confirmation
4.       On the day, Coast Guard Sailing permits must be obtained the skipper.
Please read the terms and Nakheel guidelines including navigational instructions and permitted timing for visiting the beach club. Please note there are currently no charges by Nakheel for permits to enter The World.

Please note that all DOSC members will enjoy a 10% discount on the AED100 per person day-pass charge (i.e. DOSC membership price AED90 per person) and 10% discount on all F&B at The Island Beach Club. DOSC members are required to show there valid DOSC membership to avail this offer.
The Island Guidelines to Operators & Masters


Dubai Offshore Sailing Club