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Heineken Regatta St Maarten

From £1550 per person

Deposit Deposit £500. Balance due 12 weeks before departure
The Heineken Regatta is a truly fantastic event for any keen sailor, and can't be missed. So jump on board, enjoy some sunshine and awesome sailing!
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Pay a deposit of £500.00 per item
Suited to
Couples, Individuals, groups
Difficulty
Some sailing experience required
Nights onboard
9
Vessel type
Beneteau First 40.7
Vessel length
40ft
Skipper
Professional Race Skipper
Berth Style
Typical racing bunk in shared quarters. Very basic.
Insurance Required
Yes

Experience the thrill of racing around St Maarten on a high-performance ‘Volvo Open 70’ racing yacht 

9 nights: February - March 2021 & 2022

£1,550 per person

Immerse yourself in the world of high-end racing in this exhilarating island regatta. Experience the clear breeze, stunning scenery and exciting shore-side social scene of the Saint Maarten regatta. 

Starting and finishing the adventure in Antigua, we will sail to St Maarten, commence one day of training and four days of racing, and embrace a truly unforgettable experience. This regatta is slightly shorter than most on the circuit but is a true bucket-list Caribbean regatta.

Over the course of the race and during training, you will be given world-class coaching from a pro crew, with the opportunity to enhance your skills in every job onboard this iconic offshore racing machine. From navigation to helming, with practice in trimming, grinding and foredeck, you can really get stuck in on this invigorating trip.

Whether you are a novice sailor or more experienced, this trip promises to get your adrenaline pumping, as you fully immerse yourself in the world of the Caribbean regatta and elite racing, improving your racing skills and working as a team with your new crewmates.,

Day 1 – Arrival and first training day

Arrival in St Maarten and welcome on board. Meet your skipper and crew, followed by a safety brief and the regatta programme. You will spend the day getting to know your crew, followed by provisioning, getting the boat ready for the regatta and training to bind the team into a race crew.

Day 2 – Second training day

After breakfast you will continue to make last enhancements to the boat and commence with the second training day.

Day 3 – Race day 1

The first race will start at 10.00, followed by price-giving for the day’s racing back at the Regatta Village. The evening can be spent partying and enjoying yourself.

Day 4 – Race day 2

The second day of racing begins at 10.00. The evening will be spent at the price-giving back at the Regatta Village and enjoying the evenings live music.

Day 5 – Race day 3

Another 10:00 race start and another evening of prize-giving and live music.

Day 6 – Race day 4

The last race of the regatta is followed by the prize-giving for the race and with the announcement of the regatta’s overall winner. The last evening to let your hair down and enjoy the last concerts.

  • Professional Race Skipper
  • Food, fuel and mooring fees
  • Wet weather gear
  • Travel to and from the boats
  • Food ashore
  • Some sailing experience is required.
  • A good level of fitness is recommended.

Sint Maarten

Sint Maarten

Day 1 – Arrival and first training day

Arrival in St Maarten and welcome on board. Meet your skipper and crew, followed by a safety brief and the regatta programme. You will spend the day getting to know your crew, followed by provisioning, getting the boat ready for the regatta and training to bind the team into a race crew.

Day 2 – Second training day

After breakfast you will continue to make last enhancements to the boat and commence with the second training day.

Day 3 – Race day 1

The first race will start at 10.00, followed by price-giving for the day’s racing back at the Regatta Village. The evening can be spent partying and enjoying yourself.

Day 4 – Race day 2

The second day of racing begins at 10.00. The evening will be spent at the price-giving back at the Regatta Village and enjoying the evenings live music.

Day 5 – Race day 3

Another 10:00 race start and another evening of prize-giving and live music.

Day 6 – Race day 4

The last race of the regatta is followed by the prize-giving for the race and with the announcement of the regatta’s overall winner. The last evening to let your hair down and enjoy the last concerts.

Waterproof or soft kit bag (no

hard cases with wheels)

Complete set of dry clothes

Passport

Sleeping bag

Hat and gloves

Sun cream

Any medication you require

Seasickness pills

Water bottle

Warm layers

Safety knife

Headtorch

Sailing boots

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