Inquiries now possible through WhatsApp at Budget Marine

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Communication has come a long way and with the smartphone our ways of communicating are changing from talking to texting. “We have seen an increase in questions through our Facebook pages. Texting lowers the communication barriers, people just want to send a message and get a quick response” says Nicole Corvellec, Marketing Manager of Budget Marine […]

Continued development of Budget Marine in Antigua

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Budget Marine Antigua is continuously developing, not only in square footage but also in its services it delivers to its customers. The recent expansion in English Harbour can attest to that. “Our business in Budget Marine English Harbour keeps growing so we keep adding space whenever this becomes available. In December 2018 we had a […]

Winners Named in 46th St. Thomas International Regatta

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St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Clouds and a couple of squalls sent windy curve balls across the courses set for the 50-plus boats racing in the 46th St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR). STIR, long known as the ‘Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing’, lived up to its reputation by delivering professionally-set round-the-rocks and round-the-buoy courses, the […]

Sailability in the Caribbean

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Sailing is one of the few genuinely inclusive sports where able and disabled sailors, regardless of age, can participate together on equal terms. It was British yachtsman Geoff Holt who first triggered public awareness of this enormous potential: he dived into the water aged 18 and despite breaking practically everything, went on to become the […]

Budget Marine and Marlow Ropes sponsor St. Thomas International Regatta

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St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Volunteers are the lifeblood of many Caribbean regattas. This is certainly true of the 2019 St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), set for March 22-24. To recognize these give-back participants, regatta organizers are pleased to announce that Budget Marine and Marlow Ropes have volunteered to sponsor the regatta volunteer shirts for […]

Shareholder Change Announced for Budget Marine

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Boats break. That means replacement parts are a fact of life. Chandleries provide this lifeblood and more. The Budget Marine Group, a major chandlery group headquartered in St. Maarten with 12 Caribbean locations spanning from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Trinidad & Tobago and Aruba, announced a shareholder change. The Aruban retail specialist, Smart Industry […]

Camacho and his team Bless winners at TTGFA Budget Marine Wahoo Blow Out

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JOSHUA Camacho and his team, Bless, captured all the prizes in a tough weekend for participants at the Budget Marine Wahoo Blowout 2019 hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Game Fishing Association at the Trinidad and Tobago Yacht Club, Chaguaramas. The event, which was sponsored by Budget Marine, had 19 boats and 72 anglers, including […]

2019 JHYC Valentine’s Regatta with that Competitive Edge

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Seventeen Boats – Spirited Sailing Jolly Harbour Antigua, Feb 08 – 10, 2019: An action packed Regatta with a variety of party nights brought together sailors, visitors and residents of Jolly Harbour for an unparalleled weekend. Entries came from seventeen mixed class boats. The Olympic designed courses had been fine-tuned for more challenging racing, starting outside […]

Nos Ku Nos Billfish Tournament a great succes!

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With no fanfare at all, the Nos Ku Nos fishing tournament, that took place February 7th to 10th, was a great success!  Fishermen arrived from Curacao and Aruba to compete with the local Fishermen in Bonaire for the Catch and Release Billfish tournament.  If you did not happen to be in the marina, or watching […]