03/06/2014 11:07 AM

Jolien Louwerse and Katarina Bohusova Lucky winners!

Jolien Louwerse and Katarina Bohusova were the lucky winners of the Special Guest VIP Tickets. With these tickets they get to follow the Heineken Regatta, the biggest regatta in the Caribbean, this Saturday on the Golden Eagle catamaran. They will be able to watch the races as they unfold. Jolien and Katarina will start witnessing every start of the most exciting classes while having breakfast. The Golden Eagle will then follow the race while serving lunch onboard with of course a...
03/05/2014 3:13 PM

Varadero Aruba Boatyard and Marina

    Varadero Aruba Boatyard and Marina has become a prime spot on Aruba to store your boat, haul it out for repair or stay when visiting Aruba. They have 400 dry berths and 70 wet slips and accomodate for all your boatyard needs! Budget Marine Aruba is around the corner. Check out their new website with all information! http://varaderoaruba.com/               
01/24/2014 10:43 AM

Curacao Marine Ready for Action

Curaçao Marine is Ready to Service up to 60-Ton Yachts    Curacao Marine is expanding their haul-out capacity with a 60 ton Roodberg® trailer. As of mid-January 2014 the new slipway trailer will be taken into operation. With this top of the line towed Roodberg® trailer Curacao Marine can service larger monohulls as well as multihulls; yachts up to 80 feet, weighing up to 60 ton, can now be hauled out and serviced at the marina. Both the 40 ton trailer and the new 60 ton...
01/24/2014 12:24 PM

Budget Marine donates new GILL all-weather Jackets to the Sint Maarten Sea Rescue Foundation.

On Saturday the 11th of January the Sint Maarten Sea Rescue foundation received new all-weather GILL coats donated by Budget Marine and Horizon Yacht Charters. The Sea Rescue team has had a busy couple of weeks due to the strong winds around the island and often came back cold and soaking wet. These coats are of the highest quality and will keep the team visible, warm and dry while they can assist people in need on the water.   The Sea Rescue team is a team of volunteers...
01/24/2014 12:27 PM

Big developments in the world of PFD’s

Re-Arming Kits For Life Jackets There have been two big developments in the world of PFD’s (personal flotation devices). 1. There is much more compulsion to wear them in professional and some other uses on the water. Almost any worker who is operating near the water is expected to be wearing a PDF. 2. Most authorities now approve inflatable lifejackets which was not the case before. This means that instead of a bulky contraption, a much lighter unit can be worn that only...
01/24/2014 12:26 PM

Budget Marine Antigua: Now Two Locations to Serve You Better

Budget Marine is a chain of Marine supply outlets operating in now, 13 locations in the eastern and southern Caribbean that offers the largest range of premium marine products with the highest level of product availability in the region.   Budget Marine Antigua - Jolly Harbour  After 21 years the Jolly Harbour has relocated from the boatyard adjacent to the Jolly Habour Commercial Center. Budget Marine Antigua - English Harbour The new shop is located in the...
01/24/2014 12:28 PM

Budget Marine Antigua New Location Grand Opening!

On Monday Morning September 16th the doors opened for the new Budget Marine Chandlery in Jolly Harbour . The purpose build 5,000 sq foot facility will take over from the facility in which Budget Marine has been active for the past 20 years (one year was spent a previous building) . The new building will offer greatly improved exposure of products , air conditioning , street level access , excellent parking and loading .   The building was constructed in a record 7 months by...
01/24/2014 12:32 PM

Budget Marine 2013 Boat-of-the-Year!

 SMYC Keelboat Boat-of-the-Year Captured by Team Budget Marine On Saturday night June 29 the Sint Maarten yacht Clubs keelboat racing season 2012-2013 was concluded with the prize giving ceremony. Commodore of the SMYC, Ian Hope-Ross was the master of ceremony. The Racing Class a very successful  season, where  new boats came out to join this season's racing. This resulted in a bigger and more competitive fleet. It is hoped that this trend will continue, and that for next...
01/10/2014 4:37 PM

Dream Yacht Charter selects Jolly Harbour, Antigua as its 35th international base

Dream Yacht Charter selects Jolly Harbour, Antigua as its 35th International Base. Dream Yacht Charter have established a fleet of catamarans and monohulls to operate out of Jolly Harbour Marina for the coming season. This charter company own 600 boats worldwide, including 120 yachts the Eastern Caribbean. This exciting addition boosts their presence within the Caribbean to five locations. Loic Bonnet, the President of Dream Yacht Charter, commented, “Jolly Harbour is...
01/10/2014 4:39 PM

Product Recall Lite Cylinder

01/10/2014 4:40 PM

Powerade Multi-Class Regatta

Powerade Multi-Class Regatta  With 43 teams from 5 countries, the annual Powerade Multi-Class Regatta has established itself as the 3rd biggest mixed fleet regatta held on St.Maarten. Competitors from St Maarten/StMartin, Anguilla, St Barths and Sweden challenged each other in the sometimes fickle breezes on the St Maarten lagoon during the 2013 edition. The racing included fleets of LSR’s, Lasers, RS Visions and 3 fleets of Optimists. In the LSR Class, the 7th and final race...
01/10/2014 4:41 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...
01/10/2014 4:46 PM

Nautical Fun At Budget Marine 2013

01/10/2014 4:44 PM

Budget Marine supports Olympian Sailor in historic Tobago to Trinidad Sail

Budget Marine supports Olympian Sailor in historic Tobago to Trinidad Sail   On 7 Dec 2012 Budget Marine Trinidad presented T &T’s Olympian Sailor, Andrew Lewis, with a Laser Upper-Mast and Std Sail with battens for his Wind Energy Challenge, a 50 mile sail in a 14’ Laser from Pigeon Point, Tobago to Maracas bay, Trinidad. This had never been attempted before, being the smallest single handed boat to complete the journey between the two islands. Dogged by lack of wind and...
01/10/2014 4:46 PM

International Yachting Seminar

International Yachting Seminar Budget Marine's and St Maarten Marine Trades Association board member, Robbie Ferron, represented the SMMTA and St. Maarten,  this weekend in Martinique attending an International yachting seminar sponsored by the 'Euro Institut Caribéen' (EIC) of the FWI University (UAG), and co-organized by the International Affairs Desk of French Customs Caribbean Headquarteres in Martinique, FWI. Tourism is a major component of the sustainable development...
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