10th edition of the Budget Marine Challenge in Curaçao

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The 10th edition of the succesful Budget Marine Challenge, organized by the Curaçao Yachting Association (CYA), will be held this Sunday May 25th. The Budget Marine Challenge differs from other sailing regattas because of the unusual, spectacular start methods used. Racing starts at 10 in the morning in Spanish Water (Spaanse Water) with a ‘Voor […]

Tested by Practical Sailor: Maggi Chain superior in strength and quality

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Replacing chain on your boat can be a sizable investment, but it’s sometimes difficult to know what you’re buying. It’s something that people often think of as being utilitarian, and unfortunately not worthy of research and comparisons. That doesn’t make a lot of sense when you consider that your safety and the safety of your […]

Jolien Louwerse and Katarina Bohusova Lucky winners!

Jolien Louwerse and Katarina Bohusova were the lucky winners of the Special Guest VIP Tickets. With these tickets they get to follow the Heineken Regatta, the biggest regatta in the Caribbean, this Saturday on the Golden Eagle catamaran. They will be able to watch the races as they unfold. Jolien and Katarina will start witnessing […]

Budget Marine 2013 Boat-of-the-Year!

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SMYC Keelboat Boat-of-the-Year Captured by Team Budget Marine On Saturday night June 29 the Sint Maarten yacht Clubs keelboat racing season 2012-2013 was concluded with the prize giving ceremony. Commodore of the SMYC, Ian Hope-Ross was the master of ceremony. The Racing Class a very successful season, where new boats came out to join this […]

Big developments in the world of PFD’s

Re-Arming Kits For Life Jackets There have been two big developments in the world of PFD’s (personal flotation devices). 1. There is much more compulsion to wear them in professional and some other uses on the water. Almost any worker who is operating near the water is expected to be wearing a PDF. 2. Most […]

Curacao Marine Ready for Action

Curaçao Marine is Ready to Service up to 60-Ton Yachts Curacao Marine is expanding their haul-out capacity with a 60 ton Roodberg® trailer. As of mid-January 2014 the new slipway trailer will be taken into operation. With this top of the line towed Roodberg® trailer Curacao Marine can service larger monohulls as well as multihulls; […]

International Yachting Seminar

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International Yachting Seminar Budget Marine’s and St Maarten Marine Trades Association board member, Robbie Ferron, represented the SMMTA and St. Maarten, this weekend in Martinique attending an International yachting seminar sponsored by the ‘Euro Institut Caribéen’ (EIC) of the FWI University (UAG), and co-organized by the International Affairs Desk of French Customs Caribbean Headquarteres in […]