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Yacht Refits

TANGO sets sail

November 20, 2023

Following on from the blog written in April we have received an exciting update from the Crew. A letter from the crew I am happy to report that TANGO arrived in Sint Maarten this morning, all safe and sound.  I was aboard for only the first leg through Bermuda, and…

TANGO, Oyster 56 Sailing Yacht Flood Refit

April 6, 2023

TANGO on route to Berthon Shipyard TANGO was shipped from the British Virgin Islands for a refit in Lymington during the summer months after a partial flooding. Originally purchased from Berthon UK, via Berthon USA approximately six years prior to the unfortunate event; her American owner had fond memories of…

Berthon’s Marine Apprenticeship Scheme

January 27, 2022

Berthon’s award-winning apprenticeship scheme has been a trailblazer for the marine industry, and a pillar of the company since it began back in 1851. This is not your average marine apprenticeship. At Berthon, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects, from classic wooden boats…

Discovery and restoration of West Solent One Design TOBA

November 23, 2021

The West Solent One Design was conceived by Harry May in 1923. A restricted one-design class for owners not willing to stump up for bespoke 6m race boats. Members of The Royal Lymington Yacht Club initially commissioned five boats and the fleet started out as Lymington One Design using the…

Berthon makes boats not only race-ready, but race-winners

June 7, 2021

Berthon makes boats race-ready, and we understand the preparation required to win races. We have had a number of race winning boats come through our big blue sheds over the years, so to say we were disappointed with the lack of racing due to covid would be an understatement. However,…

GEMINI WR880 chosen by Jersey Lifeboat Association

April 30, 2021

Berthon RIB Solutions to build the fastest inshore rescue vessel in the Channel Islands Berthon RIB Solutions is working for the Jersey Lifeboat Association (JLA) to build the fastest inshore rescue vessel in the Channel Islands. Following sea trials aboard a standard Gemini WR880, JLA coxswain Andy Hibbs confirmed JLA’s intent…


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