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Wanna B, skippered by local sailor Jan vanden Eynde won the St. Maarten/St. Martin Cup for Most Worthy Performance Overall of the 38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, racing in Caribbean Sailing Association class 4.  Facing a fleet of 11 boats in seven races spread out over the three days.  Vanden Eynde and crew recorded three first-place finishes, one second, one third, one fourth and, as one race is tossed, the one fifth place did not count.  The score of the place finishes are added and low score is the winner.  Wanna B, at 8.5 metres long, had 12 points.  Second place went to Solstice from the United States with 16.5 points and third place went to Whistler of Barbados with 19 points.  

 

News Courtesy Caribbean Gems