The 40th Anniversary edition of the St Maarten Heineken Regatta was blessed with perfect sailing conditions, consisting of bright sunshine and 14 to 20 knot easterly trade-winds. Competition was rife, with the results at the finish of the 40th St Maarten Heineken Regatta’s being incredibly close, the closest competition ever seen in the event.

Heineken St Maarten Volvo Fleet

Ocean Challenge Yacht Club, came 4th in class, with the same point’s as the 1st  VO65 Childhood, who claimed 3rd place on count back.


Racing in CSA 1 the big black racing machine Umiko came 2nd in class.


Umiko - St Maarten Heinken Regatta

Emily of Cowes , with crew Sea to Sky Sailing in CSA 2, came 5th in Class.

Arawak came first in Multihull 1 and Ultime Emotion came 4th.