Please select your home edition
Edition
Protector 728x90

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta lends support to Cole Bay fire victims

by St.Maarten Heineken Regatta on 25 Oct 2013
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta lends a hand to Cole Bay fire victims St. Maarten Heineken Regatta http://www.heinekenregatta.com
The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta spent some time on Tuesday with Soc over at Radio Station Island 92 discussing donations for the fire victims in Cole Bay. The fire at Wesley Lane in Cole Bay was a tragedy and with the victims left homeless and with no worldly possessions, organizations all over the Island have leaped into action by donating various items to help those in need. The Red Cross has been collecting items for the victims and as a fellow foundation the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta was more than happy to help and donate the left over 2013 volunteer T - shirts.

With over a 100 t - shirts donated to the cause the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta hopes to support and clothe those in need and also encourage other businesses and organizations on the Island to donate anything they can. 'Every company should have a look in their storage room and see if there is anything that is collecting dust, but can be of great support to those who have lost literally everything. It's not about quantity and it doesn't have to be clothing. You would be surprised what is needed and will be very appreciated by the victims. Toys, books, magazines, health care products, etc. Anyone can contribute' says Regatta Director Michele Korteweg.

With the victims losing everything the Red Cross is receiving all sorts of items for donations, from clothing to toys and household equipment. All donations need to be in good condition and can be dropped of at the Red Cross Headquarters on Airport Road, for further information call (1-721) 545 2333.

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 Fun.
Heineken Regatta
Zhik Dinghy 660x82North Technology - Southern SparsProtector - 660 x 82

Related Articles

Marine Resources expands Boatbuilding Team with two key appointments
Marine Resources have recently expanded their in-house boatbuilding team, with the addition of two new key members. Leading leisure marine industry and luxury yacht recruitment specialists Marine Resources have recently expanded their in-house boatbuilding team, with the addition of two new key members.
Posted on 16 Mar
A rare opportunity to sail in Canada!
Sail the fabulous Vancouver Island, Georgia Straights and The Desolation Sound. Sail the fabulous Vancouver Island, Georgia Straights and The Desolation Sound. This area regarded as the greatest wilderness and picturesque area in the world is open to a 16 day cruise with Sailing Adventures.
Posted on 27 Feb
World Sailing unites Kiteboarding governing bodies
World Sailing has today signed a landmark agreement with the IKA and the GKA to unite the kiteboarding community World Sailing has today signed a landmark agreement with the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and the Global Kitesports Association (GKA) to unite the kiteboarding community and provide clarity of kiteboarding's governance structure.
Posted on 13 Feb
On board interview with Lisa Blair - solo Antartica circumnavigation
So far, Lisa is tracking very well in her attempt to become the first woman to sail solo around Antartica. So far, Lisa is tracking very well in her attempt to become the first woman to sail solo around Antartica. After the setbacks of a delayed departure due to gremlins in the electronics, we are delighted to have these answers from her on board. She is well and enjoying her time. Climate Action Now, her Hick 50, left Albany in Western Australia on January 22, 2017.
Posted on 8 Feb
Zhik becomes Official Clothing Partner to the Extreme Sailing Series
Extreme Sailing Series™ has established an exciting new partnership with the high-performance clothing brand, Zhik. As it enters the 2017 season, the Extreme Sailing Series™ has established an exciting new partnership with the high-performance clothing brand, Zhik.
Posted on 2 Feb
World Sailing headquarters to relocate to London
World Sailing's headquarters will relocate from Southampton to central London, UK in late summer 2017. World Sailing's headquarters will relocate from Southampton to central London, UK in late summer 2017. The selection of London as the new home for the International Federation comes after an extensive evaluation process of possible locations undertaken since the election of a new President and Board of Directors in November 2016.
Posted on 1 Feb
The evolution of Verdier-VPLP IMOCA over three generations
The chine is distinctive and spreads over entire length of hull, 5.50 m wide. There is less wetted surface than before. The chine is distinctive and spreads over the entire length of the hull, 5.50 m wide. There is less wetted surface than before.
Posted on 19 Jan
North Technology acquires North Sails Australia
Renowned Sydney loft joins North Sails worldwide network of owned lofts On January 3rd 2017, the North Sails Australia licensed operation was purchased by North Technology Group. North Sails Australia is the country's leading sailmaker with a diverse market ranging from dinghy, One Design, 18' Skiffs, cruising, racing, Grand Prix and Maxis, dating back to when Australia defended the America's Cup in Fremantle in 1987.
Posted on 16 Jan
When whales meet sails
CAMPER helmsman Roberto ‘Chuny’ Bermudez found himself nearly face to face with whale in middle of North Atlantic Ocean. Currently the database for marine mammal strikes is very sparse. We are requesting sailors and boaters help to submit information on current and past incidents, however long ago that may be. By giving a location, date, identification if possible, and any other relevant information you can help scientists better understand where marine mammals are at risk for strikes
Posted on 8 Jan
Hyde Sails extends partnership with Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
We are pleased to announce Hyde Sails is returning for the fifth consecutive edition as Official Sail Partner We are pleased to announce Hyde Sails is returning for the fifth consecutive edition as Official Sail Partner
Posted on 5 Jan