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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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PCYC Round Grenada Regatta 19- 21 August 2016

The Start on Saturday 20 August will be at 0630 h, at Le Phare Bleu and there will be a party and food in Carriacou that evening

In 2015, Petite Calivigny Yacht Club in Grenada revived a long tradition of round the island racing and put on a very successful event that drew 9 monohulls and 3 catamarans. Starting and finishing at Le Phare Bleu on the …

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Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week

Grenada Sailing Week: The J24 Glory Daze is ambushed by eventual class winner Island Water World Die Hard. Photo: Tim Wright

The rough sea conditions that preceded this regatta made it tough going for those on their way to Grenada for the event, but during Sailing Week the powerful winds added excitement and challenge to the racing. On the first two …

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PCYC Round Grenada Regatta: Going the Distance

Downwind start for the fleet as they leave Carriacou. Photo: Connie Martin

Petite Calivigny Yacht Club’s first Round Grenada Regatta, with layover in Tyrell Bay, Carriacou, was a resounding success, despite Hurricane Danny threatening up until the day before. Nine monohulls and three catamarans comprised a very respectable fleet for this new …

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Trinidad’s Racy Race Committee

“Racy” (Adjective) lively and vigorous in style; risqué; of distinctive quality“—Oxford Dictionary “Good Morning. The Start Committee welcomes all sailors taking part in the Angostura Tobago Sail Week. The time is now 10: 30. There will be a time check …

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