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Rough Seas Hamper Budget Marine Wahoo Tournament

The Budget Marine and Trinidad and Tobago Game Fishing Association Wahoo Blowout held March 11-12 out of the Trinidad and Tobago Yacht Club, Bayshore, had more to contend with than just fish. The Tournament comprised two days fishing with 66 …

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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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Angostura 1919 8-year Old

Angostura 1919 8 year old rum review

We were standing in the middle of the rum aisle trying to decide on a rum to review. Sipping or mixing? Caribbean or South American? We are fortunate to live in Florida which offers us a wide variety of rums. …

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Powerboating Events

powerboating events : Villa Marina Offshore Cup

The Caribbean is well-known for its sailing regattas and sport fishing tournaments. Now the region is becoming equally famous for its powerboating events like poker runs and races. These marine activities not only offer more ways for Caribbean boaters to …

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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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Pan American Games

Philipine Van Aanholt

Thirteen sailors from five island nations represented the Caribbean in sailing at the Pan American Games, held July 10th – 26th, in Toronto, Canada. Two teams won medals, two sailors earned Olympic slots and the rest gained valuable experience as …

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Friends Set New Trinidad & Tobago Sailing Record

Legacy in racing trim. Photo: Tim Wright

  While giant multihulls and monster monohulls flew around the Atlantic and Caribbean setting records this summer, a group of sailors from Trinidad and Tobago quietly broke a sailing record of their own, one that has stood for 55 years. …

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2015 Boatyard Round-Up. What’s New?

IMM Guadeloupe

Business at Caribbean boatyards booms during hurricane season. Here’s what’s new at a sampling of yards in both the Eastern and Western Caribbean. IMM, Guadeloupe People power is making this full-service yard in Pointe-A-Pitre an even bigger draw to owners …

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Ten Caribbean Islands You Can Only Reach By Boat

Green Island, Antigua. Courtesy of Nonsuch Bay Resort, Antigua

You can’t reach these islands by planes, trains or automobiles. It takes a boat, private or public, sail or power, to get you to these delightful off-the-beaten track destinations.   Green Island, Antigua This private island, owned by the Mill …

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Sport Fishing Tournament Preview: May to December

International Billfish Tournament of Club Náutico de San Juan

Billfish and gamefish migration along the 2000-mile Caribbean island chain means that there’s virtually a fishing tournament every month of the year. Here is a sampling of events that take place from May to December. May 6-9: Greet Turtle Cay …

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September 04 News from YSATT

Bowen Marine Changes Hands Janelle Penny Commissiong-Chow, the former Miss Universe winner, has sold her powerboat manufacturing company, Bowen Marine, regionally known for its fiberglass pirogues. The new owners of the Chaguaramas-based company are Joe Pires and Carlos Sabga who …

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