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 […]

David Hernandez crowned world champion Sunfish 2019

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As expected, the last day of the races for the Open World Sunfish Championship was characterized by little wind. Nevertheless, the race committee managed to set up the 3 remaining races, much to the satisfaction of the sailors who, when completing the full series of 12 races, were allowed to discard the two lowest scores […]

We are expanding!

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Budget Marine, the Caribbean’s leading chandlery in the Caribbean, is pleased to announce the construction of a new outlet in Carriacou, an island located 23 miles off the coast of Grenada. The full service, 2100 SQF boat yard store is being built in Tyrell Bay Marina with an opening date set for January 2020.  “Tyrell […]

PCYC Round Grenada Regatta Resounding Success

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The PCYC Round Grenada Regatta 31 August – 1 September 2019 was a big success despite the light winds that prevailed over the two day event.  A number of last minute entries bought the participating number of boats to 12 entries in all, with an interesting mix of 8 mono-hulls and 4 multi-hulls. Le Phare Bleu […]

Carib Marine FX580 – a stunning RIB

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RIBs are used for an increasing amount of purposes and come with a growing spectrum of features and designs. Carib Marine has the widest range of both fiberglass and aluminum RIBs in stock in the Caribbean at the Budget Marine Sint Maarten headquarters, including the new fiberglass FX 580 seen in the image. The purpose of the FX580 is […]

Sunfish World Championship/Sunfish Youth & Master World Championship.

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September 14 – 20: Sunfish World Championship; September 21 – 25: Sunfish Youth & Master World Championship.  Over 70 sailors from around the world will compete in the waters off Kralendijk, Bonaire, in these annual one-design championships. The World Championships feature some of the class’ best sailors in the world, while the Youth and Master […]

The 2019 Presidential Caribbean Cup-Aruba

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The Presidential Caribbean Cup tournament will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this October in Aruba and you should be part of it! The tournament celebrated a record-breaking event last-year with 109 billfish releases during three days of fishing.   The preparations for the tournament are in full swing and boats are reserving their spot to participate according […]