03/05/2014 12:02 PM

Rodion Luka wins Budget Marine Match Racing 2014

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten (March 4, 2014) - Capping off a solid day of competition against an international field of match racers hailing from Poland, the United Kingdom, France, Russia and the Caribbean, Rodion Luka from the Ukraine won the 6th edition of the Budget Marine Match Racing Cup today with a 2-1 victory over Russian skipper Eugeny Nikiforov. Photo by Bob Grieser A silver medalist in the 49er Class at the 2004 Olympics, Luka was joined by another Ukrainian Olympian,...
02/24/2014 1:48 PM

Budget Marine Sponsors TTGFA 2014 Wahoo Tournament

Budget Marine Trinidad title sponsors TTGFA Wahoo Tournament 22 - 23 March 2014 Budget Marine is very proud to announce that it will be title sponsor of the Trinidad & Tobago Game Fishing Association's (TTGFA) Wahoo Blow Out Tournament 22 - 23 March 2014. Since the chandlery first opened in Chaguaramas in 1996, Budget Marine Trinidad has supported many fishing events such as the Marlin Madness and Tarpon Thunder Tournaments in Tobago among others, with sponsorships, equipment...
02/19/2014 1:55 PM

2014 Interlux Regatta a Resounding Success!

The 2014 Interlux One Design Regatta with fourteen teams and with shore activities sponsored by Coors Light was a resounding success. The fourteen teams rotated through eight boats to complete a total of 16 races on the north side of the SXM airport runway. The winner by two points at the end of the two days was Han de Bruyn Kops sailing with brothers Pieter and Paul Soons. Second place went to Andrea Scarabelli of Team Budget Marine Gill who missed defending the title by two points....
02/12/2014 10:34 AM

Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament a Huge Success!

   There is never a dull moment in Grenada! This was certainly the case as the annual Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament (BMSIBT) kicked off with a roaring start on the morning of January 28th 2014. At the close of registration on January 27th, the tournament committee was set to host another record number of 51 boats and 261 anglers at the Grenada Yacht Club, home to the tournament since its inception in 1964. Celebrating the 45th anniversary of this exciting...
02/12/2014 10:40 AM

Budget Marine Sponsors Bonaire Fishing Tournament

The Bonaire International and Local Fishing Tournament was a great success.  The Bonaire International and Local fishing tournament was a great success.  24 boats participated in the International Catch and Release event. 3 boats came from Aruba, 13 from Curacao, 1 from Venezuela and 7 from Bonaire.  While the local even saw record attendance of 19 boats.  Fun was had by all and we hope that they spread the word and bring friends for next year!  Customs and Immigration's made an...
01/24/2014 12:37 PM

Budget Marine Antigua New Location Grand Opening!

  On the 10th of December, approximately 120 persons attended the grand opening of the new Budget Marine Antigua locations, the ceremony taking place in the garden of the new Jolly Harbour store.  Both Finance Minister Harold Lovell and other speakers focused on teamwork and partnership in taking the Yachting sector of Antigua forward and its contribution to the country’s economy. Location manager Louisa Norris made awards to staff including longest serving; Junieo Stevens...
01/10/2014 2:45 PM

La Course de l’Alliance 2013

La Course de l’Alliance 2013     The Notice of Race (NOR) for La Course de L’Alliance is now available online kicking off the 10th edition of this event with registration officially open. Entries are already in full flow so don’t wait any longer and head to www.regattaguru.com and register your boat. With lots of interest and enquiries, the team at Sint Maarten Yacht Club (SMYC) is looking forward to an even better event this year. With returning sponsors Budget...
01/10/2014 2:47 PM

Carlos Aguilar Match Racing2013

Carlos Aguilar Match Racing 2013    A double-header hook-up landed anglers April Newland and Mike Landgraf cash prizes for the two largest wahoo caught in the Wahoo Windup, hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club (VIGFC) and sponsored by Budget Marine. Newland’s 41.14-pounder weighed in as the largest, however still some 34 pounds short of earning the $10,000 prize offered for a wahoo over 75-pounds. Landgraf reeled in the November 17 tournament’s second largest wahoo, a 24...
01/10/2014 2:48 PM

St. Croix International Regatta

21st St. Croix International Regatta The 21st St. Croix International Regatta was held last weekend -15th- 17th November, and it was a great weekend of sailing and festivities.   The regatta, famous for the winning Captain being awarded his weight in Rum, proved to be a test for the versatility of the entrants. The weather was a mixed bag of rain and 15 knot winds on Friday,  light to no winds on Saturday and gusty 25 knot winds on Sunday.    The sailing action...
01/14/2014 11:42 AM

6th Annual Budget Marine Wahoo Tournament

Fishing Team ‘’Bouffy’’ from Sint Martin, has been crowned champion boat of 2013 at the 6th Annual Budget Marine Wahoo Tournament. ‘’Bouffy ‘’ had two impressive days of fishing over the weekend keeping near the top of the leaderbord after day one and sealing the deal with a strong day 2 finish. Team Bouffy caught 11 wahoos over two days totaling 332.40lbs Also with 11 Wahoos, Fishing team ‘’Living The Dream’’ from St.Criox just missed the crown by approx. 21 lbs so therefore...
01/10/2014 2:57 PM

Fifth edition of Aruba International Regatta

Optimist Sailors win Budget Marine Cup during fifth edition of Aruba International Regatta The fifth edition of the Aruba International Regatta drew competitors from Bonaire, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and of course Aruba to the new regatta location in Oranjestad Aruba. With about 50 sails on the water and some 100 participants, this regatta is proving that Aruba has a growing and healthy sailing scene. The weather conditions in Aruba’s beautiful sailing waters were optimal for close...
01/10/2014 3:05 PM

Banana Bowl 2013

Banana Bowl 2013 The two part Banana Bowl that was sailed this last weekend 22nd - 23rd June 2013, consisted of an advanced group of sailors (Ripe Bananas) and a training group (Green Bananas)  Both events were interesting for different reasons. This sailing event was sailed in 20 foot one design Jeanneau 20 day sailors with an average of three crew on a lagoon course adjacent to the airport runway.  The event was organized by Lagoon Sailboat Rental whose mission is to promote one...
01/10/2014 3:08 PM

THE 9TH PROKIDS BONAIRE 2013

THE 9TH PROKIDS BONAIRE 2013 ONCE AGAIN A VERY SUCCESSFUL EVENT Kralendijk, Bonaire- The 9th ProKids Bonaire 2013 started on May 31st with Registration day, with a total of 87 participants in the different age categories in windsurfing Slalom, Freestyle, SUP and Freestyle Night Sailing. This weekend the spectators could not only enjoy the windsurfing competition but also other beach sports such as Beach Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Bolas and Domino. The committee chose a very...
01/10/2014 3:19 PM

9th Annual Captain Olivers Regatta

  Maelia, an X Yachts 34 out of St. Barths, received the Most Worthy Performance accolade after posting a first on Saturday and a second on Sunday in a highly competitive Cruiser Racer Class at this weekend’s 9th Coors Light Captain Oliver’s Regatta. Racing Class produced another tightly fought duel between Budget Marine and Island Water World in a fleet of four Melges 24 and one 32. The overall win went to Budget Marine. Inevitably with negligible difference in performance...
01/10/2014 3:11 PM

TEAM GILL/ BUDGET MARINE DOMINATED MELGES 24 CLASS AT LES VOILES DU ST. BARTHS

TEAM GILL/ BUDGET MARINE DOMINATED MELGES 24 CLASS AT LES VOILES DU ST. BARTHS ST. BARTHS--The St. Maarten flag was flying high at the 2013 edition of the Voile de St. Barths which came to a dramatic end on Saturday after a week of intense sailing and challenging conditions. St. Maarten’s Budget Marine Gill team, skippered by Andrea Scarabelli, won the Melges 24 class on 8points with three firsts, one second place and one third place from five races.   Bobby Velasquez also...
01/10/2014 3:24 PM

Excellent Conditions for Impressive Junior Sailing Action

Excellent Conditions for Impressive Junior Sailing Action Grenada’s junior sailors enjoyed near perfect sailing conditions on Saturday 23 March when they took to the water in Grand Anse Bay for the Budget Marine Junior Sailing Championship. In past events, the youngsters have had to contend with challenging winds and choppy water, but on Saturday the elements combined to provide great sailing conditions, and allowed the keen young sailors – as young as six – to show their talent...
01/10/2014 3:40 PM

3rd National Dinghy Sailing Regatta.

 3rd National Dinghy Sailing Regatta.   This event took place just outside of Williams Bay, Chaguaramas. It was the 3rd National Dinghy Sailing Regatta. The conditions were favorable for sailing and the participants who came from 3 different youth sailing schools in different parts of Trinidad - Vessigny, San Fernando, Point Fortin and Chaguaramas, all had a wonderful time. At the end of the event they each received a Budget Marine sponsored draw string bag in either red or blue...
01/10/2014 3:38 PM

5th Annual Budget Marine Match Racing Cup

5th Annual Budget Marine Match Racing Cup   Canfield and his stellar crew-four-time Canadian Olympian Richard Clarke, and accomplished Caribbean sailor Mark Plaxton-went undefeated in seven races during the early round-robin qualifying tournament, and then dispatched fellow Virgin Islander Cy Thompson in two straight races in the best-of-three finals to earn the winner's purse of $5,000. Runner-up Thompson took the second-place prize of $2,000. In the petit final, last...
01/10/2014 3:45 PM

Jolly Harbour Valentine's Regatta 2013

Jolly Harbour Valentine's Regatta 2013   The young crew of Cork 1720 Digicel Challenger were celebrating their victory at the beach party prizegiving this evening (Sunday 10th) after their overall win in the Racing Division in the Jolly Harbour Valentine's Regatta which ended this afternoon in Antigua. "This is a great victory for us," said helmsman Bob Green. "The guys have worked so hard, training after school to prepare for this event."   In the cruising division...
01/10/2014 3:48 PM

The 43rd Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament

The 43rd Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament The 43rd Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament took place Jan. 25-29th and it was a qualifying event for the IGFA Offshore Championship. The SIBT was first held back in 1964 and has been held annually since then (except during the revolution years). This year the event was once again held at the Grenada Yacht Club located in the lagoon in St. Georges. It attracted 50 boats from nearby islands such as Aruba,...
01/10/2014 4:05 PM

BUDGET MARINE INTERLUX REGATTA 2013

 BUDGET MARINE INTERLUX REGATTA 2013 Eighteen races did not allow for much difference in the final points of the top two teams in the Budget Marine Interlux Regatta. In the end the top two teams, who are regular rivals in other classes (like Melges 24) and representing rival yacht chandlery sponsors found only two points separating them (17 points to 19 points). The winner was Andrea Scarabelli and the Budget Marine 1 team who squeezed out Frits  Bus and the Island Water World 1...
01/10/2014 4:08 PM

The 25th Bonaire International and Local Fishing Tournament Is January 17-19, 2013

The 25th Bonaire International and Local Fishing Tournament Is January 17-19, 2013   2013 will mark the 25th year that Bonaire has hosted the International & Local Fishing Tournament. It will be held once again from January 17 through 19, 2013 and boasts of over $15,000 in prizes, besides being a lot of fun! The international competitors will have breakfast, lunch, and dinner in their packages, and the buffets are also open to the public, so those desiring a chat with these...
01/10/2014 3:58 PM

Budget Marine Interlux Regattta

Back Again! Now Budget Marine Interlux Regatta- February 1st – 3rd 2013 On the very first week end of February 2013, the Budget Marine  Interlux Regatta will be revived after a dormant year and the regatta location will revert to where some of the greatest regattas held in Sint Maarten in the past . Nine Jeanneau 20 boats whose one design credentials are impeccable will be sailed in the event.  Being supplied with equipment, allow visitors to participate in a head to...
01/10/2014 4:01 PM

first Annual Bathtub Derby 2012

1st Annual Bathtub Derby 2012 SIMPSON BAY—Hardware stores may have been mysteriously short of duct tape Monday morning after miles of the sticky stuff disappeared off the shelves in the days leading up to Sunday for use in the first annual Bathtub Derby held on Kim Sha Beach. It was all for a charitable cause of course. A Bathtub Derby is one of those mad fun events where eccentric people get together to construct flimsy boats made of cardboard, dubiously held together by...
01/15/2014 11:13 AM

5Th Annual Budget Marine Wahoo Tournament 2012

5Th Annual Budget Marine Wahoo Tournament 2012 November 3rdand 4th 2012, Bobbie’s Marina will come alive with the excitement of the 5th Annual Budget Marine Wahoo Tournament. This year’s event has welcomed anglers from St. Thomas, Antigua, Nevis, St. Kitts, St. Barths, Saba, Anguilla and French St. Martin, making it a truly regional event. Over 20 boats are expected to fish this exhilarating two-day tournament. The eager anglers, captains and crews that are competing  in this...
01/10/2014 4:09 PM

Budget Marine Ship to Shore Boat Party

Budget Marine Ship to Shore Boat Party Budget Marine Bonaire would like to thank all of you who came out to the Ship to Shore boat party at the end of the 45thBonaire International Regatta.  There was a great turn out and it seems fun was had by all.  There were nearly 40 boats from 10 – 60 feet long and over 600 people enjoyed from both boats and from the shore.  One hundred meters of line was stretched along the shore for boats to stern in and raft up together and enjoy the music...
01/10/2014 3:57 PM

The 45th Bonaire International Sailing Regatta has begun!

The 45th Bonaire International Sailing Regatta has begun! It is already day 3 of the 2012 International Bonaire Sailing Regatta, with on the program today micro boat racing, windsurfing freestyle kids, youth football and fishing boat racing. It has been an exciting first two days of the regatta already where fortunately, after a windless weekend, the wind picked up again on Monday for some serious sailing. The yachts were up first with boats from Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire and...
01/10/2014 4:21 PM

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Enter your boat now for the 2013 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta!   The 33rd  St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, taking place February 28 - March 3, 2013, is now open for registration. Go to www.heinekenregatta.com to have a look at our Notice of Race and to  enter your boat now for this fun filled four day event. The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is known as one of the "must do" events in the Caribbean. It is the perfect combination of topnotch...
01/15/2014 11:17 AM

Budge Marine rembrandt regatta 2012

Jurgen Schneider wins the Budget Marine Cup in the Aruba Rembrandt Regatta 2012   Sunfish sailor Jurgen Schneider from Curaçao has won the Budget Marine Cup during the fourth edition of the Aruba Rembrandt Regatta that was sailed in Aruba this weekend. 33 sailboats competed for this cup at Eagle Beach, while about 50 optimist sailors, wind surfers and kite surfers competed in their divisions as well. The sailing conditions were ideal for a close completion during the 50 races that...
01/15/2014 11:19 AM

8th Telbo Pro Kids Bonaire Freestyle & Slalom Championship

8th  Telbo Pro Kids Bonaire Freestyle & Slalom Championship The 8th Pro Kids Bonaire Freestyle and Slalom Championship was a fantastic way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Aquaspeed Bonaire Windsurfers organization. The program was very extensive including windsurf free style and slalom competitions, stand-up paddle board races, dominos, bolas (Bocce ball), and beach soccer. The Telbo Big Splash competition where participants race across a course of trampolines, logs, jungle...
01/15/2014 11:20 AM

Marlow One Design Regatta 2012

  Marlow One Design Regatta 2012  After six consecutive years of placing second, Frits Bus finally clinched the win at the 2012 Marlow Regatta!  Hosted by the St. Maarten Yacht Club, St. Maarten Teams took all three top positions at the best-attended event in years.     For two days, sixteen entries from six countries battled for the podium.  In a gruelling competition in which boats were rotated between each race, St. Maarten sailors rose to the top.  Roel ten Hoopen,...
01/15/2014 11:21 AM

The 4th Edition of The Curacao Challenge -The Windsurf Slalom & Freestyle Event

The 4th Edition of The Curacao Challenge -The Windsurf Slalom & Freestyle Event Two thumbs up for Budget Marine Curacao as a first time sponsor at The 2012 Curacao Challenge, which was a great success.  The Caribbean windsurfing competitionwas held underincredible wind conditions in front of an enthusiastic group of spectators. Kiri Thode won the Freestyle contest by putting out a crazy show of an impressivebag of tricks and moves. The professional windsurfer from...
01/15/2014 11:31 AM

Budget Marine/ Gill, was declared Most Worthy Boat at the 8th annual Captain Oliver’s Regatta.

Budget Marine/ Gill, was declared Most Worthy Boat at the 8th annual Captain Oliver’s Regatta.     This weekend the crew of Budget Marine Gill, skippered by Chris Marshall became the “Most Worthy Boat” of the regatta and took home the main prize of the regatta, as well as ensuring their name  goes down in perpetuity on The Captain Oliver’s Memorial Trophy. The weather prophecies for the weekend held true and provided challenging conditions for the sailors, with high...
05/23/2012 3:33 PM

Budget Marine's very own- Bernard Sillem and Stephan Looser won the Catamaran division of the tour of St. Barths

  Budget Marine's Team- Bernard Sillem and Stephan Looser won the Catamaran division of the tour of St. Barths Forty-four sailors raced in four divisions in the ninth annual Tour of St. Barths, on 31st and 1st of May. The Regatta featured Kite surfers, Sailboards, Lasers, and Catamarans. The race program had to be adjusted due to high wind and big seas. However the around the island race was completed but no records were set.     Bernard Sillem and Stephen...
05/11/2012 5:12 PM

Rolex Regatta 2012

  The Budget Marine/ Gill Team wins in Class CSA at the International St. Thomas Rolex Regatta.  The competition was unusually close in CSA 1, where Andrea Scarabelli’s (Cole Bay, St. Maarten) Melges 24 Budget Marine/GILL managed to maintain the lead it had established on day one and kept yesterday. It was by a mere half point in final regatta standings, however, that the team prevailed over Magnitude 400, a Farr 400 owned and skippered by Doug Baker (Long Beach, Calif.). The...
03/05/2012 4:46 PM

32nd St. Maarten Heineken

32nd St. Maarten Heineken                   SimpsonBay, St. Maarten (March 4, 2012) – On the first day of the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, the breeze was sharp and steady. On the second day of the annual Caribbean sailing festival, it blew harder still. But today, on the third and final day of competition, the wind gods truly unleashed their power. And the result was one of the more stirring, sensational days of racing in the grand and...
03/02/2012 11:32 AM

Multi Hull Regatta 2012

Multi Hull Regatta 2012  201 The multihull class of seventeen boats is by far the most successful multihull class in the Caribbean. There was a period when BVI was developing a good class, but now this class is strongest in Sint Maarten. Whilst multihull sailing clearly has a very deep history in Sint Maarten, its strength has never been much advertised. “The fast machines will see regular winner Soma (from St John USVI) up against boats like Paradox, the 63 ft Irens...
03/01/2012 9:33 AM

Budget Marine Match Racing 2012

Budget Marine Match Racing 2012               Caribbean Skipper Colin Rathbun Rolls To Victory In Budget Marine Match   Simpson Bay, St. Maarten (February 28, 2012) – On a shifty, challenging racecourse that put a premium on tactics and boat handling, British Virgin Island skipper Colin Rathbun topped an international field of competitors in the protected waters of Simpson Bay today to win the fourth annual Budget Marine Match Racing Cup, the kick...
02/22/2012 9:26 AM

Budget Marine’s Annual Customer Party – A Rocking Success!

St. Maarten Budget Marine’s Annual Customer Party A Rocking Success! On Saturday 11th February, St. Maarten Budget Marine treated their customers to a Rock Star Party for their Annual Customer Appreciation night, in collaboration with the main Sponsors Yacht Chandlers (their partner in the Mega Yacht Program), Sea Hawk Premium Yacht Finishes, Fun Miles Reward Program and Sub- Sponsors Fortress Anchors, The Marinco Electrical Group, Poly Planer Marine Stereo, Audio Equipment and...
01/13/2012 8:38 AM

Peter Holmberg To Seek Third Title in 2012 Budget Marine Match Racing Cup: Kick-off to the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

Peter Holmberg To Seek Third Title in 2012 Budget Marine Match Racing Cup: Kick-off to the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Simpson Bay, St. Maarten (January 9, 2012) – Virgin Islands sailing legend Peter Holmberg—the only Caribbean sailor to win both an Olympic Medal and the America’s Cup—will return to one of his favorite sailing venues next month to compete in the fourth running of the Budget Marine Match Racing Cup. The annual event, scheduled this year for February 28, will...
01/24/2012 11:44 AM

BUDGET MARINE SPICE ISLAND BILLFISH TOURNAMENT 2012

Budget Marine 43rd Spice Island Billfish Tournament GRAND SLAM GRENADA  25 - 29th January 2012 The anticipation is building in the lead up to the 43rd Spice Island Billfish Tournament - the 2nd to be title sponsored by Budget Marine. The 2011 event was widely regarded as one of our best ever with 52 boats, 247 anglers and 95 releases - of course everyone involved is working hard to raise the bar even higher in 2012. The signs are favourable that the normally great fishing may...
11/10/2011 5:13 PM

'DOUBLE HEADER IV' WINS TOP BOAT AT 2011 WAHOO WIND-UP SPONSORED BY BUDGET MARINE

'DOUBLE HEADER IV' WINS TOP BOAT AT 2011 WAHOO WIND-UP SPONSORED BY BUDGET MARINE Husband and wife reeled in the two largest wahoo at the Virgin Islands’ Game Fishing Club’s (VIGFC) annual Wahoo Wind-Up, sponsored by Budget Marine and held Sunday November 6. Chris Berry caught a 34.3-pound wahoo aboard the 36-foot Calypso, Double Header IV, to earn Top Angler, while his wife, Angela, reeled in a 33.0-pound wahoo to win the Second Largest Wahoo and Top Female Angler prizes. “We...
03/02/2012 11:34 AM

St. Maarten's 7th Soualiga Challenge again a success

St. Maarten's 7th Soualiga Challenge again a success Congratulations to all participants who took part in the 2011 Soualiga Challenge, racing from St. Barths to St Maarten on Sunday 16 October.  The 25 km race is part of the 2011 Caribbean Surfski Tour, which also includes the Karekura Challenga on the 30th of October in Guadeloupe.  Now in its seventh year, the Soualiga Challenge has gained the reputation of being a tough race. Being a crossing -- a point to point race --...
10/11/2011 9:10 AM

St. Maarten Youth Sailor to Compete in Qatar

St. Maarten Youth Sailor to Compete in Qatar SAIL QATAR 2011   From 11 to 15 October, 13-year old Bodine Beentjes will represent the Sint Maarten Yacht Club at the 6th ‘Sail Qatar’ in Doha - Qatar, which she will be sailing in the Laser 4.7 class. This class offers racing in a regular laser boat, but with a slighty smaller sail allowing younger people to handle the boat. Invited by the Qatar Sailing & Rowing Federation, Yacht club sailor Beentjes is taking on a...
08/05/2011 10:43 AM

Aruba Rembrandt regatta 2011

Aruba Rembrandt Regatta In about a week the third edition of the Aruba Rembrandt Regatta will start. On Friday 12, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 of August, dozens of sailing competitions will be sailed in the waters of Eagle Beach. Participants compete in different classes: the small ‘optimists’, windsurfers and kitesurfers, sunfish and beachcats but also large sailing yachts from Aruba and from abroad have registered. The regatta will not only be a great competition for the sailors,...
06/30/2011 11:38 AM

Melody Makes History at the Budget Marine Challenge

Melody Makes History at the Budget Marine Challenge WILLEMSTAD- Melody once again won the seventh annual Budget Marine Challenge. Her crew brought home the perpetual trophy for the second time. This is the first time ever that the same boat has won the trophy twice! Having won the trophy in 2008, Melody came back to claim it again in 2011.  Second place in the Racing/Cruising Class went to Venus Callipyge, followed by Gipsy Girly in third.  In the Racing class, D-Trip took...
03/02/2011 11:39 AM

Gavin Brady Defeats Peter Holmberg in Classic Final Race to Win 2011 Budget Marine Match Racing Cup In come-from-behind fashion on the deciding race of the 2011 Budget Marine Match Racing Cup, New Zealand ace Gavin Brady defeated Virgin Island legend Peter Holmberg today to claim top honors—and the $5,000 prize for first place in the ISAF Grade 5 match-racing event—in the lead-up to this week’s St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. Brady’s 2-0 victory in the best of three finals...
02/23/2011 12:50 PM

Budget Marine Match Racing 3rd Edition

Budget Marine Match Racing 3rd Edition February 21st 2011-Simpson Bay , St.Maarten-On Tuesday the1st of March the Budget Marine Match Racing Cup will take place where $10,000 inprize money can be won by somebody sailing their boat past just one other boat. Match racing is the sport where two boats race against each other like in the Americas Cup although that contest is now more dominated by technology than sailboat racing skills.       Here in Sint Maarten the sailors are often...
02/23/2011 12:52 PM

Wahoo Challenge Fishing Tournament

Wahoo Challenge Fishing Tournament The Wahoo Challenge fishing tournament has been successful, exciting and fun. The ultimate goal of the tournament organized by the Aruba Nautical Club was to host a fun and friendly event. Everyone involved feels like those goals were met. The sponsors and participants should be proud of this grand effort. We would like to give special thanks to our sponsors: Budget Marine, Total Services, Pepsi, Delta Blue for their support as well as our...
02/23/2011 12:53 PM

Fifty Two Boats and Ninety Four Billfish Releases at the 42nd Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament

Fifty Two Boats and Ninety Four Billfish Releases at the 42nd Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament Grand Slam Grenada 24-27th January 2011 The first ever Title-Sponsored "Budget Marine--Spice Island Billfish Tournament” ended with a 'gala dinner' in the covered car park of premises adjacent to the Grenada Yacht Club on Thursday 27th January around 9.30pm. It concluded what has to be considered as 'one of our best ever Tournaments' On Sunday the 'BM...
01/24/2011 9:27 AM

XXIII Bonaire International Fishing Tournament

XXIII Bonaire International Fishing Tournament JANUARY 27-29, 2011 Following the successful twenty second International Fishing Tournament on Bonaire we look forward to the Twenty Third, which will take place in January 2011. This fantastic event will take place from the 27th to the 29th of January. As last years International and local fishing tournaments worked so well, the set up for this year will be the same. The sign up and Captain’s meeting will take place Thursday the 27th...
01/24/2011 9:14 AM

Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament

The First Annual Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament   In 2009 after experiencing his first ever International Billfish Tournament,  Nicholas George, Manager of Budget Marine Grenada is proud to say that Budget Marine Grenada has just signed a 3 Year Lead Title Sponsorship deal with the Spice Island Billfish Tournament. This without question is the ...
06/22/2010 9:02 AM

Marlow One design Results

The Marlow One design Championship results The Budget Marine Antigua team led by Karl James and crewed by Ashley and Ainslie Rhodes of English Harbour decisively defeated other Caribbean teams at the Caribbean Keel Boat Championships in Sint Maarten held over the past week end. They ended with 10 points clear of the second place. The team started the event with some poor scores including a last place but towards the end of the regatta they found their "groove" and scored a...
06/14/2010 11:45 AM

Marlow One Design Championship

The Marlow One Design Caribbean Keel Boat Championship, June 19th & 20th has once again attracted an excellent line up of Caribbean sailors which will continue to reinforce its position as the leading one design regatta for regional sailors. With three weeks until the regatta and only 15 spots available 13 teams have so far confirmed that they will take part, confirmed are Michael Green from St.Lucia who won the very first event in 2002 but since then has not been able to regain his...

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