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 […]

Shareholder Change Announced for Budget Marine

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Boats break. That means replacement parts are a fact of life. Chandleries provide this lifeblood and more. The Budget Marine Group, a major chandlery group headquartered in St. Maarten with 12 Caribbean locations spanning from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Trinidad & Tobago and Aruba, announced a shareholder change. The Aruban retail specialist, Smart Industry […]

Camacho and his team Bless winners at TTGFA Budget Marine Wahoo Blow Out

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JOSHUA Camacho and his team, Bless, captured all the prizes in a tough weekend for participants at the Budget Marine Wahoo Blowout 2019 hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Game Fishing Association at the Trinidad and Tobago Yacht Club, Chaguaramas. The event, which was sponsored by Budget Marine, had 19 boats and 72 anglers, including […]

2019 JHYC Valentine’s Regatta with that Competitive Edge

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Seventeen Boats – Spirited Sailing Jolly Harbour Antigua, Feb 08 – 10, 2019: An action packed Regatta with a variety of party nights brought together sailors, visitors and residents of Jolly Harbour for an unparalleled weekend. Entries came from seventeen mixed class boats. The Olympic designed courses had been fine-tuned for more challenging racing, starting outside […]

Nos Ku Nos Billfish Tournament a great succes!

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With no fanfare at all, the Nos Ku Nos fishing tournament, that took place February 7th to 10th, was a great success!  Fishermen arrived from Curacao and Aruba to compete with the local Fishermen in Bonaire for the Catch and Release Billfish tournament.  If you did not happen to be in the marina, or watching […]

Barracudas washing cars at Budget Marine Bonaire

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The national Barracuda Waterpolo Teams is washing lots of cars to raise enough funds to represent their island Bonaire in the Carifta Games in Barbados which is going to be held from April 20th to 23rd. Budget Marine Bonaire is helping a hand by making their location available for the car wash each month to […]

High Quality Competition at the 2018 Budget Marine High Tide Series

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The annual Budget Marine High Tide series at the Antigua Yacht Club attracted a high quality entry and produced high quality competition. Winner of the A class was a very young team from the National Sailing Academy sailing the Cork 1720 “Spirit” whilst  the B class was won by a helmsman over 80 years old, […]

Bonaire Waterfront Events

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The Bonaire Waterfront Events, powered by Budget Marine Bonaire made for a great day by the Kas di Regatta. The day’s events included a 4 mile /6.4k Walk lead by the Lion’s Club. Zorg Groep BES was available to check the blood sugar for any participants interested. The Sprint Triathlon (a 1/4 triathlon is our […]