St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Announces the 2019 Heineken Regatta Village Venue

The organizers of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta are proud to announce, that the 39th edition will be held at the Princess Port de Plaisance Resort, Casino and the Yacht Club. In addition to its central, secure and convenient location, the Yacht Club Port de Plaisance will be offering 35 slips of free dockage in their South Basin for regatta race competitors.

“We are happy to announce that this year, the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta will take place on the same venue as the 2018 edition. The “Heineken Regatta Village” will be centralized in one spot, at the Port de Plaisance Resort. The village will contain all the essentials of a great regatta venue: docking, registration, regatta offices, food stands, retail shops, craft vendors, live music, beer tents, entertainment, daily prize giving, and of course world-class concerts, and ice-cold Heineken “, says Michele Korteweg, General Manager Sint Maarten Yacht Club, adding “The Regatta Village will encourage camaraderie by bringing everyone together in one place.”

Both the Princess Port de Plaisance Resort and Casino and The Yacht Club at Port de Plaisance are pleased with the renewed partnership for the 2019 event. ‘We are happy to be part of this island-changing event and feel lucky to welcome everyone to the most exciting warm-water regatta in the world.” says General Manager Jeff Boyd.

The Yacht Club at Port de Plaisance is offering free dockage during the week of the regatta in the South Basin for competing boats. The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta office will assign these free spaces on a first-come basis to fully-paid entries. In addition, the marina will have available 60 slips in the North Basin for entrants. Offering a full-service, professionally run marina with slips for yachts of all sizes. To book your free slip, contact the regatta office at or phone +1 721 544 0744. For competitors staying in other marinas or at anchor, the Sol water taxi and shuttle services will run regularly to key locations including the Sint Maarten Yacht Club during the regatta.

For more information about the event, the races, marinas, accommodation etc., please visit the Regatta website Visit for more information about Port de Plaisance Marina. The Regatta Office is available to assist you with all your needs.

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

39 years strong and it just keeps getting better. Four days of world-class racing with some of the world's most seasoned sailors, from more than 35 countries, sailing Maxis, Monohulls and Performance Multihulls to holiday-makers on chartered Bareboats and live-aboard families cruising the Caribbean. Crystal clear waters and cooling northeasts trade winds give the pristine conditions for spectacular racing just off the coast of St. Maarten. And with Heineken as title sponsor, the racing days blend seamlessly into four nights of exceptional parties. This event is your bucket list must-do! Come and enjoy life in the Caribbean, come for some Serious Fun from February 28 - March 3, 2019!

For full information on the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, including results, photos, videos, party- and band information, and much, much more, visit

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