Focus on the Heineken Regatta 2013
With the Heineken Regatta, the party is on land and at sea in St. Martin. Welcoming, warm and colorful: that is the reputation of Saint-Martin!
Taste the numerous flavors of the island, find happiness, feel the unique aromas escaping from the market, listen to the music... and just open your eyes: none of the 5 senses are neglected on the island where it is good to escape during winter !
To take full advantage of sky and sea this March with the Heineken Regatta !
At sea, the Heineken Regatta, which celebrates its 33 anniversary offers from February 28th to March 3rd , 5 days of maritime show and competition along the beautiful coastline.
Boating lovers and others will get together to attend this event now inevitable and which became in the space of a few years a major international competition: majestic sailing boats, elegant catamarans and multihulls. The most beautiful boats in the world compete through spectacular races organized to celebrate them all... just enough to satisfy the most insatiable audience!
After each race in the evening, competition leaves each night to party and music, both inseparable from St Martin and its heady atmosphere ! Reggae, calyspo, soca, hip-hop, rock and jazz musics most catchy enliven the evenings of the Regatta, firmly placed under the sign of the party, dance and friendliness!
After the Wailers, Jimmy Cliff and the Black Eyed Peas, Wyclef Jean, The Commodores the American soul and funk group of the 1970s and 1980s and their famous song "Nightshift" will close this 33rd edition ! A moment simply unforgettable.
The program this year:
- Thursday February 28th 2013
Commodores Cup for Spinnaker Class only
Opening Party at Port de Plaisance, Main stage and several musical acts.
- Friday March 1st 2013
First day of racing-Around the Island Race.
Party on the Boardwalk, Philipsburg; multiple stages, various musical acts.
- Saturday March 2nd 2013
Second day of racing-start in Great Bay, Philipsburg and finish the race in Marigot
Party in Marigot, main stage and multiple musical acts. Performance by the headliner – Destra Garcia
- Sunday March 3rd 2013
Final day of racing-start in Marigot and finish in Simpson Bay
Party on Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay
Prize giving ceremony on Kim Sha Beach, Simpson Bay
Main stage and final performance by the headliner of the event - The Commodores