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Boatyard & Yacht Services

Berthon Boatyard Aerial View

Service Management

Berthon has been synonymous with yacht services and yacht building since 1877, and as a result we have a wealth of knowledge and experience in this area.

With 100 skilled craftsmen, at modern boatyard facilities in Lymington, Hampshire, Berthon has the ability to deal with all aspects of yacht and motor boat repairs, refits, maintenance and servicing. We also project manage yacht and boat construction or fit-out projects of the highest quality.

At our Lymington boatyard, the dedication to providing the best marine services is key to the yard’s success; we constantly invest in new equipment and carry out very regular lean management exercise to ensure the utmost efficiency as well as operating an award-winning apprenticeship scheme which embraces modern technology whilst allowing many of our craftsmen who have been with us throughout their working life to pass on their skills and best practices.

We have posted quite a few case studies of our diverse abilities within this website, from the 1936 78ft Gentleman’s Motor Yacht BOUNTY to the 78′ Sailing Yacht AGLAIA, both completely restored and transformed at Berthon. Small repairs and pit-stops (refits in preparation for ocean passages) are our stock-in-trade, so please visit the relevant pages linked below:

Management

One of our team of knowledgeable yacht repair and maintenance managers will advise you and organise all work to your requirements, for both motor and sailing yachts. Being a large boatyard we are normally able to take on last minute yard work.

Large refits, fit-outs and new boat construction are handled by a separate team of experienced marine project managers. We also have a dedicated team of yacht cleaners to keep your pride and joy shipshape – inside and out, all year round.

Call +44 (0)1590 673312 for more information or click the CONTACT tab (scroll up to top right above the headers) to enquire about booking work for your yacht or motor boat.

Skills

  • Engine servicing and repairs
  • Generator servicing and repairs
  • Engine alignments
  • Winch servicing
  • Marine engineering
  • Plumbing and fresh water systems, hot and cold
  • Gas installations and repairs (Gas Safe)
  • Seacock installation and servicing
  • 12V, 24V and 240V electrical installations and repairs
  • Anode installation and earth bonding
  • GRP and gelcoat repairs
  • Joinery and woodwork
  • Teak decks
  • Shot blasting
  • Osmosis treatment and epoxy coating
  • Antifouling
  • Hand painting and spray painting
  • Varnishing
  • Rigging and splicing halyards
  • Mast stepping and unstepping
  • Mast and boom repairs

Facilities

Agencies and Accreditations

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Yacht Valeting

Arrive for the weekend to find your yacht gleaming, ready to enjoy using rather than cleaning her. We'll pump the bilges, wash the brightwork & even do the washing up!

Marine Electronics

Berthon provides sales, installation and service support for a full range of marine electronic products from all the top brands.

Dry Sailing at Berthon

Our dry sailing service suits small keel boats with displacement up to 2.5 tonnes (including Folkboats), central lifting point & own road trailer with tow hitch.

Layup & Commissioning

Our Lay Up & Commissioning programmes ensure that your yacht is kept in safe hibernation over Winter and made ready in Spring for another season aboard.

Yacht Paint Spraying

A state-of-the art yacht painting spray facility contains a 28mx11m booth, flanked by two similar size preparation booths, allowing for a dust-free spray paint finish.

Rigging Services

Our experienced riggers un-step masts alongside our yard wall for boats up to 90ft, working with both traditional rope work as well as modern composite materials.

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