Budget Marine Trinidad gives assistance to flood victims

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During October, Trinidad experienced the worst flooding in 40 years, with people in the southern parts the most affected. Main roadways were cut off and many homes flooded. Budget Marine Trinidad promptly came forward to help, partnering with the office of the ODPM, the company donated a 9.5FT AB Dinghy and loaned a second Dinghy […]

Crossing for Hope – GIVE 5

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Crossing for Hope is an ambitious initiative by 5 swimmers in the local community of Aruba wanting to contribute to a bigger cause. The swimmers will aim to swim from Venezuela to Aruba (approx. 28.5km) to collect funds and generate awareness for ‘Koningin Wilhelmina Fonds’, a local non-profit organization that offers support to cancer patients […]

TARA wins in record setting tournament

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Led by Capt. Alex Mansur, the team fishing aboardTaraled this year’s Presidential Aruba Caribbean Cup from start to finish. Along the way, the anglers released four blue marlin, two white marlin and five sailfish to walk away with first-place honors in this year’s ninth-annual event. This year was also a record-breaker, with the 16-boat fleet […]

Team Antigua wins the 2018 CSA Caribbean Dinghy Championships

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Two days of intense racing at the Caribbean Sailing Association Caribbean Dinghy Championships over the weekend ended with a team victory for Antigua. Race manager Karl James was delighted with the weekends racing. ‘I was pleased and relieved that we managed to get so many races in as the light airs on Saturday were extremely […]

Budget Marine Trinidad develops new ways to connect with customers

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Unlike smaller Caribbean islands, the distances from one end of the island to the other are considerable and many customers are just not within reach of the well-stocked Budget Marine store in Chaguaramas. Even for those that are, getting there can take some patience as substantial development have created traffic congestion on the roads in […]

Bonaire Barracudas keeping Bonaire Blue

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Rather than ‘Green’, Bonaire is branding as a ‘Blue’ destination, looking for ways to commit to sustainable use of our ocean resources. Already famous for its diving, the first island to begin a marine park and mooring system. Famous for sailing, hosting one of the oldest regattas, home of windsurfing PWA champion and many of […]

Raymarine Open House events in Curacao and Grenada

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Budget Marine had a Raymarine open house event in their locations in Curacao and Grenada. There was a very nice turnout at both events with customers enthusiastic about this great multifunctional display. Roeland van Bijnen, general manager of Budget marine Cuaracao, reports: We had a very nice Raymarine Axiom introduction event. Rodrigo Santos, representing Raymarine, […]

4th Annual PCYC Round Grenada Regatta

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The 4th Annual Petit Calivigny Yacht Club (PCYC) Round Grenada Regatta took place on 25 and 26 August 2018, continuing a tradition that was begun on this island many years ago and was just recently revived. The first leg of this race takes the boat from Le Phare Bleu on the south coast of Grenada […]

First Caribbean Multihull Challenge St.Maarten

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The Sint Maarten Yacht Club – founders of the Sint Maarten Heineken Regatta in 1980 has announced a new annual sailing event premiering the 8th, 9th, and 10th of February in 2019. Called the Caribbean Multihull Challenge / St Maarten – and open only to multihulls – this regatta and festival will become a staple […]

Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament in St.Thomas

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Two hours after lines in, David Stuedell felt a tug on his line unlike any other he’s experienced in more than two decades of fishing in this year’s 30th anniversary Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament, 15 July 2018. On the other end of his line was the 45.55-pound whopper that ultimately earned Stuedell the Largest Kingfish […]