17 October, 2019 - The organizers of the Caribbean’s largest sailing event, the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, are proud to announce the musical superstar, Flo Rida to headline the upcoming 40th edition of the international event to be held on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten, March 8, 2020.
Every year thousands of sailors and partygoers make their way to the beautiful island of St. Maarten to be part of the “Serious Fun” that the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta brings to the island. “For those who haven’t booked their trip yet, we invite you to join us in the celebrations of this special 40th edition of the Regatta. With increased hotel room capacity, extra flights and a wide selection of beautiful villas to stay in, the island has never been more ready to welcome you! We are thrilled to announce such a fabulous headliner early in the preparation stages, it helps immensely for our visitors to start planning their trip. It will be a party to always remember”, stated Michele Korteweg, Regatta Director.
Tramar Lacel Dillard (born September 16, 1979) known professionally as Flo Rida is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and composer from Carol City, Florida. His breakout single “Low” was number one for 10 weeks in the United States and broke the record for digital download sales at the time of its release. Flo Rida, has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. His catalog includes the international hit singles “Right Round”, “Club Can’t Handle Me”, “Good Feeling”, “Wild Ones”, “Whistle”, “I Cry”, “G.D.F.R.” and “My House”. Flo Rida’s musical collaboration include tracks with T-Pain, Kesha, Akon, Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, David Guetta, and Lady Gaga, among other notable musical artists. His performances are full of energy, and world class music.
John Leone, Onshore Production Director adds, “We are super excited to bring Flo Rida to the regatta in St. Maarten. He will bring an awesome mix of energy and fun to our already lively event. The island of St. Maarten invites you to join our event for sailing or to party or both! There has never been a better time to visit the island, and we look forward to hosting you on our beautiful island!”
The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta combines world-class racing with amazing concerts in a festival atmosphere, creating the “Serious Fun” for which the event has become famous. With 30 teams already signed up, the number of entries is looking promising for the 2020 St Maarten Heineken Regatta. “We are pleased to welcome back a number of regular Regatta competitors, such as Whistler, Touch 2 Play, Taz, Liquid, KHS&S Contractors and several others. The Regatta wouldn’t be the same without them! Of course we always love seeing new faces and there are some great names on the list already. Team Brunel a Volvo 65, Argo a MOD 70 and Green Dragon a Volvo 65 will bring the racing to a top notch level again, putting the Serious in “Serious Fun”, continues Korteweg.
The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has been featuring incredible entertainment for four decades. Past performers have been The Black Eyed Peas, Wyclef Jean, Damian Marley, Shaggy, UB40 and Kool and the Gang to name a few. Flo Rida can now be added to the prestigious list of performers gracing the main stage on the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Sunday, taking place on March 8th 2020.
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