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39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Varsovie

by Rachele Vitello 8 Mar 23:07 GMT 26 February - 3 March 2019
Varsovie - 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta © Event Media

Varsovie is a Swan 100S raced by Tomek Ulatowski from Poland. With a totally amateur crew, Tomek races Varsovie at all the major events in the Caribbean.

This year at the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, Varsovie offered places on board for young St Maarten sailors Nina Manley, 21, and Maike van't Laar, 23. We had the most amazing day racing as part of the Varsovie's crew.

"We had a great start," said Nina, "and chose to head close to the shore to beat up to the first mark. It was fantastic on board, especially running the long distances along the deck." Henry Harris, Bowman and Mate on Varsovie complemented them on their enthusiasm. "They were really eager to get involved and always smiling," he said.

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