The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta will celebrate its 38th anniversary and takes place from March 1 – 4, 2018. This Regatta is the largest warm water Regatta in the world and offers a great combination of challenging races and fantastic parties, keeping with the event’s motto “Serious Fun”!
The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta’s is open to all levels of sailors from professional teams to novice and first time on the water sailors.
The event kicks off with the GILL Commodores Cup on Thursday 1st March, two or three windward leeward races starting and finishing between Philisburg and Simpson Bay.
Friday 2nd March is the first day of regatta with a race around the Island of St. Maarten clockwise from Simpson Bay, passing Tintamarre in the north and finishing back in Philipsburg.
Saturday 3rd, will see the fleet racing on both sides of the Island, wth the last race finishing in Simpson Bay.
Sunday 4th and final racing day, will be racing on the South Coast and the North West with a grand finish in Simpson Bay.