Regatta Organizers are again having an open air market for the 37th edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. which takes place March 2 to 5, 2017. The “Boardwalk Market” is intended for the Philipsburg Beach Promenade venue on Friday March 3rd, and will extend from the Cyrus Wathey Square up until the Walter Plantz Square. The Market will be open to the island’s talented artists and local non-profit organizations.

“The goal of this Boardwalk Market is to provide visitors and residents of the island with a creative experience during the regatta while at the same time providing a location for local artists to showcase their work. It’s also open to any local non-profit organization who want to use it as a platform to show the public what they represent. Whether you’re a sports organization that’s looking to recruit new members or an animal welfare organization, the Boardwalk Market is the right place for you.” said Regatta Director Michelle van der Werff.

Applications are being accepted and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all available spots and/or categories are filled. There is a fee per 10×10 spot to cover cost of set up. Spaces are limited so it is advised to apply as soon as possible. Those who have questions or who would like to apply can email or call +1 721 586 0149. The application form can also be found online on

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is the largest warm water regatta in the world. This world-renowned sailing event offers a great combination of four days of challenging races and fantastic parties; living up to the event’s motto of “Serious Fun”! The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta will celebrate its 37th edition from March 2-5, 2017.

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

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Office
The Sint Maarten Yacht Club
Welfare Road 90, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten
T: +1 721 544 2079

Contact for questions about the racing, classes and format.