The 34th sailing regatta will start on March 6. St. Maarten Heineken, an international competition in which around 200 boats will take part.
Six Russian teams are entered in the race, which will continue until March 9. They will compete with crews from Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Norway, Uruguay, Sweden, USA and Holland. Representatives of 32 states have confirmed their participation.) The boats race in 24 divisions.
The competition will take place in waters near Saint Martin Island, the heart of Caribbean archipelago.
It is hard to say whether this regatta attracts more yachtsmen from around the world - competitively or culturally. The stirring parties and energetic concerts have become the hallmark of St. Maarten Heineken. This year the final day will feature RedFoo and Party Rock Crew. The regatta has been continuously supported by the HeinekenBrewery since 1983.