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Address: Bobby's Marina, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: 599 542 0045
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Visitors can participate in a mini-America's Cup boat race in actual boats...

Visitors can participate in a mini-America's Cup boat race in actual boats from the 1987 competition, including Dennis Conner's famous Stars & Stripes.

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St. Maarten 12 Metre Challenge
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My husband and I participated in this great sailing and race excursion. We both had a fun filled couple of hours. It was hard work but well worth it for the experience... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Irricana, Alberta, Canada
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Irricana, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I participated in this great sailing and race excursion. We both had a fun filled couple of hours. It was hard work but well worth it for the experience. Defiantly a hands on activity.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our tour guide knew his history of the America's Cup and history of the two boats. It was a great time and lots of fun. If you elect to be a sailor be ready to work and get the feel of a real 12 meter race. The adult beverages were very good as well. Awesome!

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Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this through Celebrity and ended up sailing on the Stars and Stripes yacht with about 8 other people. We both got to participate in the sailing and ended up winning the race against the Canada 2 yacht. We had the best time and would totally book this tour again. Highly recommend to anyone that enjoys sailing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a cruise to St. Maarten we decided to do the America's cup sailing regatta. For first time sailors, this was quite a risk, but it turned out to be the best part of our trip. The crew was great and taught each person their designated role. They made the event fun and exciting. Carole M.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second race. The other back in 14. It did not disappoint! Learned even more about sail boat racing. My wife had her first race this year in 16. She enjoyed it as much as I did. When I travel to Sint Maarten from now on I will book this race. So far I've been on the Stars... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I bought this excursion. It was excellent. The crew is great and we had a fun time. Educational too, learned a little bit about sailing. We participated as crew, we had no experience. This is great for people of all ages as long as you can transfer from a tender to the sail ship the crew helps... More 

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San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I participated in this event a few days ago, and enjoyed every minute of it. We are experienced sailors, but rarely get to sail on a yacht this fast. Each person can be an active crew member or just sit back and enjoy the race. We were assigned to "True North" with 5 other guests, so we... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this excursion. From Bobby's Marina , it's a short boat ride to the open sea, where you get on the one of the 2 former official racing yachts of America's Cup 12 Metre Challenge : 'Dennis Conner's Stars&Stripes' or ' Canada II and True North'. It's about 15-16 persons per the yacht and everybody get assigned certain... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When cruising in the Caribbean, we always want to do something unique, which is hard when there are often so many cruises ships in port at the same time. This is our second time taking the America's cup racing excursion. It never lets us down. It is a small group, crewing the vessel and experience sailing...the actual crew is friendly,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was one of the primary grinders...and as we turned for the finish line...the sky opened up in a deluge of a rainstorm...what a fitting finish to an amazing see-saw battle with the these 12 meters...I will definitely do it again next November during the Master Chef Cruise #3...both crews were extremely skilled in how they handled their boats...we trailed... More 

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