Sailing in Sint Maarten offers a combination of stunning natural beauty, crystal clear waters, and a vibrant sailing community. With its favorable winds, diverse marine life, and picturesque coastline, it is a paradise for sailors of all levels.

  • Home to one of the busiest charter boat hubs in the Caribbean.
  • Numerous sheltered bays and anchorages for peaceful overnight stays.
  • Opportunity to explore both the Dutch and French sides of the island.
  • Thriving marine life, providing excellent snorkeling and diving opportunities.
  • Varied sailing conditions, suitable for both relaxed cruising and adventurous racing.
  • Plenty of beach bars and waterfront restaurants to enjoy after a day on the water.
  • The picturesque Simpson Bay Lagoon offers a protected area for beginners to practice sailing skills.
  • Chance to participate in local regattas and experience the excitement of competitive sailing.
  • Access to neighboring islands such as Anguilla, St. Barths, and Saba for extended sailing adventures.
  • A welcoming and supportive sailing community, making it easy to find crew, resources, and assistance.
JanuaryWarm and sunny28C60mm25%9 hours10 knots
FebruaryMild and occasional rain showers28C50mm30%8 hours12 knots
MarchWarm with a mix of sunshine and scattered showers28C40mm35%8 hours12 knots
AprilWarm with occasional rain28C50mm30%9 hours10 knots
MayWarm and humid with occasional rain29C70mm40%8 hours10 knots
JuneHot and humid with occasional showers30C80mm45%8 hours8 knots
JulyHot and humid with occasional showers31C80mm45%9 hours8 knots
AugustHot and humid with occasional showers31C90mm50%9 hours8 knots
SeptemberHot and humid with occasional showers and possible hurricanes31C120mm55%8 hours10 knots
OctoberWarm with occasional rain and possible hurricanes30C120mm50%8 hours10 knots
NovemberWarm with occasional rain showers29C90mm40%8 hours10 knots
DecemberWarm and sunny28C70mm30%9 hours10 knots