Please select your home edition
Edition
Southern Spars - North Technology

Budget Marine Match Racing Cup - NoR now available

by St. Maarten Heineken Regatta on 14 Dec 2013
Budget Marine Match Racing Cup 2013 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta http://www.heinekenregatta.com
The Budget Marine Match Racing Cup Notice of Race is now accessible online. This can be accessed via the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Website.

Every year the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta by an invitation only event, The Budget Marine Match Racing Cup. This exhilarating one day race sails in the protected waters of the Simpson Bay lagoon on the one design Jeanneau SunFast 20. Previous winner Colin Rathbun had this to say about sailing on the lagoon, 'There are a couple of hidden lanes in the madness, but it's like match racing in a mine field!'. The boats have three crew, no Spinnaker, and are used regularly for high level racing, both Match and Fleet and are particularly easy to handle.

This is a highly contested race that has had many world class sailors topping the podium such Gavin Brady and last year's winner and current number one match racer Taylor Canfield. Taylor Canfield won last year with his team of Canadian Olympic Sailor Richard Clarke and accomplished Caribbean sailor Mark Plaxton. And if all this excitement is not enough there is also a substantial prize with $5000 for first, $2000 for second and $1000 for third. The Sixth edition of the event will take place March 4, 2014 promising to be better than ever.

The teams need to consist of three persons per team including the helmsman so if you think you have what it takes to be part of this great event please email the office at regatta@heinekenregatta.com and submit your sailing CV and qualifications for consideration.

For over three decades, the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has showcased the top boats and sailing has become equally famous for its world-class slate of parties and musical entertainment in the Caribbean. Now recognized by sailors around the planet as one of the sailing world's best regattas, each year the event lives up to its worthy motto: Serious Heineken Regatta website
Zhik Isotak Ocean 660x82Southern Spars - 100Wildwind 2016 660x82

Related Articles

World Match Racing Tour - Images from Perth
Image gallery from the first round of the World Match Racing Tour sailed in Perth, Western Australia Image gallery from the first round of the World Match Racing Tour sailed in Perth, Western Australia
Posted on 25 Mar
World Match Racing Tour - Phil Robertson shows how it is done in Perth
Phil Robertson, the reigning world champion, made it look easy as he cruised to a 3–0 victory New Zealand’s Phil Robertson, the reigning world champion, made it look easy as he cruised to a 3–0 victory in the final of the Match Cup Australia, beating local skipper Matt Jerwood. “It was a very, very good day for us,” was Robertson’s description of the final.
Posted on 25 Mar
World Match Racing Tour - Images from a light Day 1 in Perth
Image gallery from Day 1 of the World Match Race Tour event in Perth - the first round of the 2017 Tour. Image gallery from Day 1 of the World Match Race Tour event in Perth - the first round of the 2017 Tour. Conditions were light for the first day of racing, which featured an all-womens crew.
Posted on 20 Mar
Phil Robertson back for World Match Racing Tour to defend his title
After storming the Tour finale with four-on-the-rack approach, Phil reveals he has more tricks up his sleeve this year. The New Zealand team will need to hit the ground running at the championship season opener in Australia if they are to start building their campaign towards this year's world championship, especially as they haven't seen an M32 since Marstrand last July.
Posted on 6 Mar
GKSS to host WMRT Gothenburg Match Cup
Gothenburg is the latest city to add to the growing list of WMRT World Tour level events that qualify teams Gothenburg is the latest city to add to the growing list of WMRT World Tour level events that qualify teams into Championship level events and earn valuable points
Posted on 28 Feb
Swiss match race gentleman Monnin returns with 2017 Tour Card
With a new setup, Eric believes his game plan will kick in this year and the team see big improvements on the horizon. The 2016 season tested the Albert Riele Swiss Team to the maximum and with mixed results the team found themselves in unfamiliar territory on the WMRT leaderboard. With a new setup in 2017, Eric believes his long-term game plan will kick in this year and the team see big improvements on the horizon.
Posted on 23 Feb
World Sailing invites bids for 2018-2020 Match Racing Championships
Bids are now open for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions and must be received by the given dates and times. Bids are now open for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions and must be received by the given dates and times.
Posted on 10 Feb
Sehested brings Danish Dynamite to World Match Racing Tour
Last season the team had a habit of winning the seeding rounds but fall short in the play-offs due to small mistakes. When Sehested throws his hat in the ring, the rest of the teams can be sure that they will have to prepare for an opponent who will stop at nothing in order to reach his goals.
Posted on 1 Feb
Yachting cartoonist Mike Peyton dies at 96
“The World’s Greatest Yachting Cartoonist” died on January 25, 2017 just five days after his 96th birthday. Mike Peyton, dubbed “The World’s Greatest Yachting Cartoonist”, died on January 25, 2017 just five days after his 96th birthday. A modest, shy man, he eschewed the spotlight and seemed unaware of the esteem which in sailors all around the world held him.
Posted on 27 Jan
World Match Racing - Burling wins and avoids missing plane home
Peter Burling needed to win the final of the Swan River Match Cup in two straight races Peter Burling needed to win the final of the Swan River Match Cup in two straight races, if he was going to catch his flight home, such is the life of a professional sailor. He caught the flight. In a series curtailed due to light winds in the early part of the day, the Kiwi team were under pressure throughout the day, but rose to the occasion
Posted on 25 Jan