Tag Archives: Budget Marine

Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament

Day two and the boats head out at dawn. Photo: Gerard De Bruin

A new teaser system spelled success for the sport fisherman aboard the Bertram 31, Hard Play II. The Tobago-based team earned Top Boat at the 48th Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament, held January 21st to 25th out of the Grenada …

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Budget Marine Introduces Eco-Friendly, Reusable Shopping Bags

With the distribution of these attractive, eco-friendly, re-usable shopping bags in its locations Caribbean wide, Budget Marine say they have taken a small, but important step towards protecting the marine environment. Antigua’s bold lead in banning the importation and use …

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Budget Marine Trinidad celebrates 20 years 1996 – 2016

The outside of the Budget Marine in Trinidad

In November 1996 Budget Marine Trinidad opened for business in an historic building that originally housed 2nd World War American military equipment in Chaguaramas. Robbie Ferron, Founder of Budget Marine, says: “The first goals for the company were small, but …

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New Products

New products

Flexible Solar Panel From SUNBEAMsystems Designed in Sweden with clean looks, a high finish and with no visible internal wiring, the surface of the SUNBEAMsystem ‘Tough’ flexible solar panel is, as the name suggests, tougher than other panels seen before …

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Caribbean News: ‘Friendly Sailor’ Wins Lagoonies’ Regatta

Lagoonies Regatta

‘Friendly Sailor’ team win second annual Lagoonies’ Regatta Saint Maarten – The second annual Lagoonies’ Regatta was hailed a huge success. The one day, one-design event was notable for its very close sailing, challenging conditions, outstanding regatta lunch and passionate expressions …

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Budget Marine Challenge 2016: Anchors Aweigh!

Budget Marine Challenge 2016

  Heavy winds and a challenging anchor start gave competitors plenty to think about as the Budget Marine Challenge 2016 got underway in Curaçao. This was the 12th edition of the Budget Marine Challenge, sailed in June, which saw competitors …

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Aruba : Unique Culture & Fun Things to Do

Aruba

Aruba is fun to visit because there are so many places to see and diverse things to do. Whether traveling with adults, or in a family with children, the island’s compact size makes it enjoyable for everyone. The constant winds …

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Caribbean News: Budget Marine Trinidad & Tobago

Budget Marine Trinidad Tobago : Customers look around Budget Marine’s new outlet at the Trinidad & Tobago Yacht Club

Budget Marine opens new outlet at Trinidad & Tobago Yacht Club Budget Marine Trinidad has opened a new outlet at the Trinidad & Tobago Yacht Club (TTYC) on Western Main Road, Bayshore. This project was initiated over a year ago in …

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Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta

Valentines Regatta: This photo: Jonty and Vicky Layfield’s J11S, Sleeper. Below right: Robbie Ferron (right) and Team Budget Marine / Micron 99 won their class with eight bullets and received the award for ‘Best start of the Regatta’

  With fun dinghy racing for all the family, three days of competitive round-the-cans keel boat racing plus a new offshore race featuring one of the world’s fastest multihulls, the Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta was the place to be. Sponsored …

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Caribbean News

The new board of directors at the Marine & Yachting Association of Grenada

France’s Nautech to open refit facilities in Cuba French based refit and repair company Nautech has announced that they will be opening a superyacht refit facility in Cuba. The announcement comes after Cuba’s borders have been opened to the U.S., with …

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Ho, Ho, Holiday Activities – Nautical-Style!

St. Croix Lighted Boat Parade. Photo: Ellen Sanpere

Celebrate the holidays nautical-style in a number of fun filled festivities. Here’s a sampling of what’s happening from the Bahamas to the Caribbean: Lighted Boat Parades Nearly 50 festively decorated power yachts launch from Puerto Rico’s Club Nautico de San …

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Jr Dinghy Sailing has returned to Woburn Grenada

Junior Dinghy Sailing has returned to Woburn and 18 children from the village took part in a week’s sailing program this summer. The ‘Woburn Wind Warriors’ are based at Petite Calivigny Marina in Benji Bay at the Eastern end of …

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