Racing an America’s Cup Sailing Boat Through the Caribbean

12 Metre Class race yachts were built between 1907 and 1987 when the last America’s Cup was sailed on this specification. The 1987 America’s Cup is considered by many people to be the most renowned of all time, but this story starts in 1983. Dennis Conner, who has already raised the cup twice.

St. Maarten America's Cup Regatta in the Caribbean, one of the most unique racings in the world.

The 12 Metre Yachts, historically “the greyhounds of the sea,” are beautifully sleek.
America's Cup St. Maarten is one the most well-known and most prestigious regatta in the sport of sailing, and the oldest active trophy in international sports.

Why are they 12 meters?
It allows fair competition between yachts that rate in the class while preserving the right to experiment with the features of their designs.  The 12 Metre Class Yachts are best known as the yacht design used in America's Cup St Maarten from 1958 to 1987.

Do you want to join this America's Cup Regatta St Maarten as a client? You can just sit back on the yacht and enjoy the sailing views, wind, and waves.


Rendez-Vous Yachts is made of a professional Captains who spent decades of their life at sea and experienced on exclusive yacht chartering. At Rendez-Vous Yachts, we always strive for complete customer satisfaction.