Veteran Antiguan Sailor Karl James Awarded MBE

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Antiguan Karl James has made the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List and has been awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to sailing and national development. The MBE is one of five classes of appointment to the Order of The British Empire. Karl James is a sailor, sailing instructor and […]

High Tide wins Budget Marine High Tide Series 2019

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The 19th of December saw the first race of the Budget Marine High Tide Series organized by the Antigua Yacht Club. The series is run over the Christmas period with the first race on a Thursday, two races on the Sunday before Christmas, and the final, longer two races on the 26th December aka Boxing […]

Bonaire Waterfront Events 2019

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The winds and the seas cooperated to complete the Budget Marine Waterfront event days, which were scheduled for November 15th along with the triathlon.  The sailing and fishing portions of the event were postponed to December due to lack of wind.  On Sunday the 15th of December, 8 sunfish, 3 Optimists and 2 Catamarans had […]

16th Best in the West Tournament another success!

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With many boats weather watching for the week due to pretty rough seas and a lot of rain, the best in the West tournament ended with 12 boats registered in the tournament with a total of 1,324 lbs between 46 fish being weighed – 42 wahoo, 2 Mahi Mahi and 2 Kingfish. Winner of the […]

Energy Wins 10th Annual Presidential Aruba Caribbean Cup

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 The popular team emerges victorious in the closely contested event VARADERO, ARUBA—In the 10th anniversary of the Presidential Aruba Caribbean Cup, a popular team proved that their local knowledge and emphasis on improving their skills prior to the event paid off handsomely. The Energy team started off in third place after Day One with 800 points, then added […]

Tohatsu Portable Innovation

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Thank you to All at Sea for the write up, Budget Marine is the proud distributor of this brand. Written By Glenn Hayes Recently there has been a surge of innovation in large outboards pushing the boundaries with maximum horsepower and performance for larger boats. But innovation can also be found in a line of portable outboards now […]

Sunfish World Championships.

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Bonaire, famous for its strong and consistent trade winds left us short during the Sunfish World Championships. With the buoys set up for the standard winds in over 1000 feet of water, the low variable winds, presented a real challenge. The officials had to amend the rules to allow marks to be inside a boat […]

Student Assistance Program

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The Student Assistance Training School in Grenada has been a little baby to all of us here at Budget Marine Grenada. We have supported this training school for roughly 10 years. It may not be marine related but when a young man by the name of Mr. Cumberbatch approached us and gave us his idea […]

Epifanes and Budget Marine – generations of working together

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Budget Marine St Maarten was pleased to receive a visit from Alexander Zonjee, the sales manager of Epifanes.  Budget Marine has been doing business with Epifanes since its inception in 1982 when Robbie Ferron was running the business from the back bedroom of his house and the first tiny shipments of their excellent varnish arrived […]