AHOsailing is the Member National Authority (MNA) of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) for St. Maarten and Curacao. AHOsailing represents all sailing activity (sailors, race officials, event organisers,…) of St. Maarten and Curacao in ISAF.
SIMSAF is recognised by AHOsailing as sailing federation of St. Maarten. Members of AHOsailing that are located in St. Maarten shall according to the constitution of AHOsailing also be members of SIMSAF. SIMSAF deals with issues that are related to the island of St. Maarten.