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 […]


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CURACAO CHRONICLE, WILLEMSTAD reported on 16 July 2018: ‘It was an amazing sight to behold. Early in the morning on July 15, the first tall ship entered the harbor of Curaçao. Spectators were already lined up on both sides of the harbor in the early hours of the morning waiting for the first tall ship. […]

Be on the lookout for Budget Marine Aruba’s new van

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We are introducing you to our brand new wrapped van in Aruba which is sure to catch your eye! Tony Waldron, Manager of Budget Marine Aruba says: ‘The plan with this ‘wrapped’ van is to offer limited delivery, for cruisers with no car, and other major customers. We believe it is the first vehicle of […]

North Sound Antigua Boatyard

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The North Sound Antigua location is one of the smallest in the Budget Marine network, but it currently is serving a large population that will be needing a great deal of work. North Sound is the boatyard originally developed by Allan Stanford and is large, fantastically concreted and on the north side of Antigua. (English […]

50th Great Race from Trinidad & Tobago

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This year the Great Race, held the 18th of August 2018, had no less than 7 competitors in the fastest 130 mph class that did the longest course (104 miles)- a record not only for the Trinidad & Tobago Great Race, but also a better showing than many international powerboat races. Motul Monster – Photo […]