America's Cup 12 Metre Challenge
Duration: 3 hours
Tour Code: stm-007
Experience the thrill of America's Cup racing during this memorable yachting adventure voted Best Shore Excursion in the Caribbean for the 10th consecutive year.
Depart the pier on board the tender vessel for the brief ride to one of Dennis Conner's America's Cup-winning yachts, the Stars & Stripes, Canada II or True North I. Upon embarking the yacht, you will receive your safety and racing instructions, then commence your exhilarating race in the warm blue waters and brisk trade winds of St. Maarten. You can help grind a winch, trim a sail, punch a stopwatch, or just sit back and relax with some refreshments. Prior sailing experience is not necessary to participate in this unique adventure.
Following the race, you will be invited to join in the complimentary victory rum punch party while you browse through the museum's souvenir boutique before being tendered back to the pier.
Please note: Guests do not have to be experienced sailors to participate in this unique and popular excursion, but should be in good physical condition. This tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility or guests who utilize a wheelchair. Soft-soled shoes are required; no heels will be permitted on board the yacht. Operation of this excursion is subject to weather conditions. There are no restrooms on board the yacht. Participants must be at least 12 years of age. Guests must be at least 21 years of age to be served alcoholic beverages. This tour may not be exclusive to RSSC guests.