The Ultimate Sailing Competition of St Maarten – The Heineken Regatta

Get ready to experience the ultimate Caribbean sailing event – the Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten! Every year, this exciting regatta attracts sailors and spectators from all over the world, who come together to celebrate their love for sailing, music, and culture. With a wide range of competitive races, exciting events, and lively parties, the Heineken Regatta offers something for everyone. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a first-time spectator, you’ll be swept up in the excitement of this thrilling event.

Over 40 Years of Serious Fun !

Over 40 years strong and it just keeps getting better. Four days of world-class racing with some of the world’s most seasoned sailors, from more than 35 countries, sailing Maxis, Monohulls and Performance Multihulls to holiday-makers on chartered Bareboats and live-aboard families cruising the Caribbean. Crystal clear waters and cooling northeast trade winds give the pristine conditions for spectacular racing just off the coast of St. Maarten. And with Heineken as title sponsor, it’s not just about the sailing – the Heineken Regatta also features a fantastic lineup of world-class musicians, offering an incredible soundtrack to your experience. From beachside concerts to exclusive VIP events, the party never stops during this exciting weeklong festival.


So what are you waiting for? Join us in St. Maarten for the Heineken Regatta and experience the thrill of sailing, the excitement of live music, and the warmth and hospitality of the Caribbean. It’s an experience you’ll never forget!

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Where to visit the St Maarten Heineken Regatta

The regatta’s base of operations is the St Maarten Yacht Club. If not visiting the island in March, do not despair: sailing activities go on here throughout the entire year. For other regattas and sailing activities please see our events calendar or contact the Yacht Club.


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Website Heineken Regatta
Phone +1 721 544 2079

90 Welfare Road
Simpson Bay Bridge
St. Maarten