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The Repair of CHALE BAY

28 November, 2014

CHALE BAY is a 40 foot, 25 ton, wooden fishing vessel built in Bideford and fitted out in Lymington.  Launched in 1990, she is of carvel construction with Iroko planks on sawn Oak futtock frames. For those who don’t know, a futtock is a curved timber that forms a rib in…

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Announcing the all new Berthon website

28 November, 2014

Behind the scenes we have been beavering away to produce an all new Berthon website which we hope you will find a great resource for information and to help answer your questions both about the services that we offer and the how to get the most out of Berthon. Our…

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FPB 64’ GREY WOLF – the voyage continues

28 November, 2014

2014 has been a big year for Peter Watson’s FPB 64 GREY WOLF.   She blogged during her epic voyage from Auckland to the Channel Islands.  With Berthon apprentice’s on board sharing legs of the voyage, we lived her voyage back here at Berthon.  It still makes great reading – GREY…

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