La Course de l’Alliance 2013
The Notice of Race (NOR) for La Course de L’Alliance is now available online kicking off the 10th edition of this event with registration officially open. Entries are already in full flow so don’t wait any longer and head to www.regattaguru.com and register your boat.
With lots of interest and enquiries, the team at Sint Maarten Yacht Club (SMYC) is looking forward to an even better event this year. With returning sponsors Budget Marine, Regatta Guru, Siapoc and MP Yachting the team are also proud to announce this year’s new sponsors, Sunsail, FKG, IGY Marina’s, St. Maarten Sails and ILTT. Without their valued support this unique and highly anticipated event would not be possible.
La Course de l’Alliance, taking place from November 29th – December 1st, 2013, is a distinctive regatta within the Caribbean racing calendar and there are many reasons to get involved and kick start the season with this multi cultural event. La Course de l’Alliance has been endorsed by the SMYC since its initiation in 2003. For the second year running, the SMYC will take on the complete organization of this unique event cementing the alliance between Sint Maarten, St. Barths and Anguilla. Traditionally, the regatta starts out in Sint Maarten and travels to St Barths for the first stop on the tour of these fantastic islands. The second day of racing takes participants to Anguilla followed by a race back to the starting point in Sint Maarten for the third and final day. The last day also involves the final prize giving held at the Sint Maarten Yacht Club.
What makes this event unique is the 3 yacht clubs working effortlessly together to organize a regatta that starts and/or finishes at each of these destinations. What better way to enjoy these beautiful waters and to meet sailors from many different nations.
La Course de l’Alliance takes you on challenging itinerary to three different islands over three days. Organizers are keen to make sure that all boats entered enjoy their weekend, and therefore offer courses designed to both challenge and excite participants.
There are daily prize giving’s scheduled for each day, with an opportunity to join other teams to discuss the days racing, swap stories and hints and meet old and new friends alike. The bragging starts off on Thursday the 28th of November, when registration and the skippers briefing will take place at the SMYC. Registration starts at 3pm and the skippers briefing at 6pm. Make sure to enter this truly Caribbean event.
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