24 February, 2020
Our sales division would like to announce the opening of a new sales office in Sweden. Located on the Island of Orust, XLNT Yachting run by Magnus Kullberg is a well-known brokerage house that specialises in the sale of high quality cruising yachts in Sweden, Scandinavia and internationally. He and…
17 February, 2020
Four days until Dr Who arrives Container loaded and shipped; the installation team start the Journey to La Gomera. Two taxi rides, a flight and a ferry later, the Versadock team get their first view of the task at hand. Tucked in a builder’s yard a few hundred meters from…
14 February, 2020
The Ron Holland designed Discovery 55. A modern classic bluewater cruiser with optimised sail plan for ease of handling, raised saloon, unique raised nav. station, ease of access to machinery and systems, superb seagoing galley and great performance. It is not difficult to list the things we love about a…
12 February, 2020
This year, National Apprenticeship Week fell in the same week as “Time to Talk Day 2020.” In recognition of these two occasions, we attended a talk by Keith Longman at the Construction & Marine Technologies centre of Brockenhurst College on the 5th February. Keith is in charge of the apprenticeship…
07 February, 2020
HIGH FLYER is a true mile-munching semi-displacement motor-yacht. Aquastar (of Guernsey) built the 48S as a development of their successful 45, 46 and 47, and indeed the format was so good that they retained the hull and layout for the 49 which superseded the 48S. A generous keel and round-bilged…
06 February, 2020
At the Berthon Boat Company we have more than 30 fully funded apprentices, who train in a variety of disciplines over four years of on-site teaching / work experience and attendance of Brockenhurst College. Each year there is a new intake choosing to learn Marine Engineering, Marine Electrics & Electrical…
03 February, 2020
Given the success of Boot 2019 it was with a degree of excitement and anticipation that the Berthon team stepped into Boot Düsseldorf 2020. The profile of this prestigious event is definitely rising and becoming renowned as the exhibition of choice for yacht buyers. With every major builder attending, nowhere…
28 January, 2020
Versadock taking on the challenge with Talisker Whisky The world over, whisky has been seeing a renaissance. Bourbons, craft distillations, rye whiskies are all riding a wave of popularity among millennial’s. Scotch meanwhile, is lightening it’s image, not just with non-age-statement whiskies (brought out because aged stocks in Scotland were…
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