Budget Marine’s house-brand Carib Marine expands to aluminum dinghies

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Budget Marine in the Caribbean is pleased to announce the expansion of its house brand “Carib Marine”. The Carib Marine range of products started with a line of personal flotation devices and soon branched out into the dinghy market. The Carib Marine branded dinghies entered the market in July of 2017 with two fiberglass, single floor […]

2019 Lagoonies Regatta a huge success!

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Ideal wind strengths and stiff competition combined with the very special onshore hosting at Lagoonies Bistro made this fifth running of the event a very special one. Eleven teams in 14-18 knots of breeze with interesting variations in the Simpson Bay lagoon kept the interest at a high level. Frits Bus defending champion just  edged […]


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NEW $3000 TOP PRIZE!  Catch the largest kingfish and win $3000. The Northside Sportfishing Club is pleased to announce this new top prize for the 2019 Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament. The Tournament – the inshore fishing event that offers over $13,000 in prizes and attracts more participants than any other of its kind in the […]

Budget Marine to support the IODA Optimist World Championship 2019

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The Optimist World Championship is the world’s largest youth sailing competition and will be held from the 6th-16Thof July in Antigua and Barbuda. ‘This year is special as Antigua and Barbuda are ready to set a new world record for the number of countries registered in a single class regatta as we host 266 sailors […]

Budget Marine Challenge Curacao

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The 14eedition of the Budget Marine Challenge will be held Sunday June 9thoff the coast of Curaçao.  The Budge Marine Challenge is targeted at local boat owners that enjoy a good social event at the destination. The different race starts are what makes this event so unique in the Caribbean.  The Budget Marine Challenge starts in […]

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 […]