Welcome to the website of the Sint Maarten Yacht Club. Our famous St.Maarten Heineken Regatta, in the first weekend of March every year, is our signature event. Our Yacht Club members & volunteers also organise many other events and regattas including the Course de l'Alliance in November, the Sol Optimist Regatta and the St.Maarten Open Laser Championships in June. We provide a range of club boats for our members, from Optimists to RS Visions.... read more Bart's Bash The largest sailing race in the World. In memory of Andrew Simpson, "Bart", who won a gold at the 2008 summer Olympics and who tragically died whilst training for the America's Cup in 2013. The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation has been set up to raise money to enable and inspire young people to sail - so this is right up our street!Alongside over 9,000 sailors from over 700 countries, the race will start no later than 10.30am. For NOR and sailing instructions click here. Local sailing instructions will be made available before the event. There is no entry fee for this race, though a hat will be passed around and all monies collected will be given to the Foundation.Please note - there will be no Saturday afternoon event at the club.We hope to see you on Sunday! Commodore's DinnerSat Oct 4th The Commodore's Dinner is to be a more relaxed affair this year. With a hot and cold buffet dinner and music - come to the club and let's have some fun to welcome in the new sailing season. Children can come in free, adults $30 and there's a welcome drink for the adults too! Tickets are available to buy online (click here) or at the door. La Course de L'Alliance 2014 hat's On: click here for the PDF version.