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America's Cup Yacht Racing

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Address: Bobby's Marina, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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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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One of Our All Time Great Excursions!

If you are going to do any excursion - this is the one to do! We booked this as part of a cruise on Royal Caribbean. We have been cruising for years now and done some amazing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Cary, North Carolina

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are going to do any excursion - this is the one to do! We booked this as part of a cruise on Royal Caribbean. We have been cruising for years now and done some amazing excursions but this is definitely one of the best! Like other reviewers have said - you are part of the crew. While we... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this thru Royal Caribbean Cruise Line on a stop to St. Martin....My wife and I had a blast, think, about it...a chance of a lifetime to sail on a couple of famous yachts, one of which won the America's Cup back for the good old U.S.A. You actually race! Even if you have never sailed before there is... More 

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Champlin, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stars and Stripes vs True North. Wonderful opportunity for anyone who enjoys time on the water. How often do you actually participate in something using the ACTUAL piece of hardware from history. The boats are amazingly sparse, be sure to use facilities before you get in the launch. The captains DO want to win but work with you to learn... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I booked the America's Cup racing thru Celebrity Cruise's. Mu wife was a little skeptical of the sail boat racing because she thought it would be boring. She was wrong. Captain Morgan put her to work both sailing the boat and being a winch wench. I worked as the main sail grinder and was rewarded with beer... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow. We got to be aboard the Stripes & Stripes sailboat that won the America's Cup in 1987 and 1988. You get to be an active participate in sailing as the boat slices through the waves. The thrill of the salty mist, the speed of the boat, the adrenaline of racing, and the beauty of the Caribbean. It can be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Captain Morgan and his crew made the race great! It was a two hour trip and you work along with the crew to sail the boat.

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New York City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a fun, exciting and spectacular experience combined all the elements of excitement, sun and fun then stop looking! The staff was tops from A-Z from the welcome at the ship, the orientation at the pier from David and the crew itself all was top notch and ship-shape! Don't pass out on this one unless you're afraid... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic! no shortage of wind or sailing expertise from the crew. Captain Garret was great if you like sailing and wouldnt mind a little hands of this is a awesome experience. my only request would be an optional longer sail maybe a longer race for those who wouldnt mind more time on the sail. Thank you

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a race on the historic Stars and Stripes....really a great time out on the water. No need to fear if you have never sailed before or can't swim. Jobs for everyone... even had an someone to watch for icebergs! Some positions were more strenuous but they do a good job assigning tasks to fit those on the regatta. Would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took this sailing excursion from the cruise ship. I would return to St Maarten just to do this again. Although you can go along for the ride, the real adventure is in working as the crew.. Believe me it is hard work but totally exhilarating and exciting. You will be racing against other world class America's... More 

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