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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bobby's Marina, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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+1 721-542-0045
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well what can I say it was the best trip of the Cruise! What a team on Stars and Stripes. The race was fantastic and the weather wet and windy! We were racing True North! I really recommend this to anyone visiting St Maarten. If...More

Thank Maycharles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 12 Metre race at ST Maarten is a totally different way to enjoy a sail. We have done this as a shore tour this several times when cruising in St Maarten and Cozumel and always had fun. It is designed as an active event...More

Thank Allen P
Reviewed June 23, 2018

In May we sailed on Stars N Stripes out of Cozumel. The Captain and crew were great. The experience was awesome and so fun. I even got to helm the boat. I would highly recommend this adventure.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed June 22, 2018

A friend of ours had done it and suggested we also go on this tour. We did like it but wished it was a lilt more exciting.

Thank AnaLombardi
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We have done the 12 Meter Regatta race many times over the past 12 years, and it is always a great experience. We stopped by in early March and learned that the boats are being refurbished after the hurricane, and will be back in action...More

3  Thank Elaine D
Reviewed October 30, 2017

"Upon arrival we were told we would not be racing due to 8 people from the ship who "canceled". I've never been able to cancel on a cruise without forfeiting $. Then of the two yachts, we were sent out on the one that had...More

3  Thank LisaWmsAZ
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We took this as an excursion from our cruise ship. We were on True North. What great fun !!! Never been on a sailboat before but would definitely do this again. My husband and I decided we would be workers. He was a grinder and...More

1  Thank Cindy N
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I, together with our two kids (ages 16 and 18) had an amazing time! While I was a bit scared at times (I had never sailed like this before and was worried we were going to tip), it was such a rush!...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We have been on 8 cruises and we take a shore excursion at every port. This 12 Metre regatta is our favorite. We have actually chosen to do this 4 times. We won't miss it. Loved participating in the sailing process. Captain Tom was laid...More

Thank Colleen P
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Someway somehow we scheduled this cruise excursion by mistake. What was great is we were on a world famous yacht "Stars and Stripes" and the experience itself was worth doing. That being said--there was more than one opportunity to get hurt on this excursion. I...More

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I am unsure as I was a patro. and do not work there. May I suggest you try to reach out to the business via their website.
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