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Berthon News & Blog

Oyster 62 UHURU – and her incredible voyages

26 January, 2016

We are delighted to be offering UHURU for sale.   She is in sparkling condition and she is set up for both cold water and warm water sailing.   Many yacht owners prepare for adventures. Few manage to deliver as fully as Steve Powell and his family.   Throughout her lifetime UHURU has…

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Great British Railway Journeys visit Berthon.

22 January, 2016

The Berthon Boat Co was recently featured in the BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys. If you have never seen the programme it’s where Michael Portillio follows Bradshaw’s Railway guides around Great Britain, visiting wonderful places of interest. In the recent episode they visited Lymington and, more specifically, Berthon where Portillo…

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The birth of the FPB 70

15 January, 2016

There is a new baby sister on the way. An FPB whose genetic make-up includes many of the capabilities and breakthrough characteristics of her larger FPB 97 and 78 siblings, with doses of the best features from the FPB 83 and 64s. Berthon’s Sue Grant and Steve Dashew, the Designer…

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Lieutenant Commander David Balme – obituary

07 January, 2016

Some of you may have read David Balme’s obituary in Monday 4th January’s Daily Telegraph. For those that missed it, follow this link: Lieutenant Commander David Balme – obituary He was a long standing berth holder at Berthon, having been here for 40 years with his yacht Hephzibah. David was…

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