Category: General News
14 September, 2018
Thanks to the fabulous contributions from Berthon’s community of friends and supporters, The Berthon Book 2018 XIV will be hitting doormats in the coming days. Packed with interesting articles, with subjects ranging from garden sculptures, inspirational modern architecture, the exciting lives and voyages of yachtsmen and, for those attracted to…
20 August, 2018
We are delighted to welcome Mark von Drashek to the Berthon family. He will be working out of Berthon USA in Newport, Rhode Island. Mark has been working in the yachting industry for over 45 years, and for the past 25 years, specialising in performance sailing yachts. He was a…
27 July, 2018
Pedalo World Championships 2018 Earlier this week Berthon received a very unusual delivery to be launched…four 4 person, sea-going aluminium pedalos, for the 2018 Pedalo World Championships. After holding two events in 2017, the first pedalo circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight along with gaining the Guinness World Record for…
03 July, 2018
Carpark Barriers at Berthon Recycling at Berthon has always been important to us, the use of recycled material within our carpark barriers helps complete this process. Our Barriers are manufactured using repurposed waste plastic in conjunction with stainless steel fittings incorporating aluminium sign frames, for restricted parking, replacing the original…
04 May, 2018
Adding to ISO14001:2015 and ISO9001:2015 Certification Berthon has recently celebrated its successful certification for OHSAS18001:2007 which is an internationally recognised standard which exists to help all kinds of organisations put in place demonstrably sound occupational health and safety performance. Having this rigorous policy and approach ensures Berthon protects its employees. …
25 April, 2018
Berthon MD Brian May took to the skies last week with his 21 year-old daughter willingly in tow to raise money along with a team of predominantly New Forest yachties led by the fearless RNLI Fordingbridge & Ringwood Branch Chairman Bridget Glasgow by skydiving from 14,500 feet. Funds raised so…
17 April, 2018
Marko Paš from Ljubljana, Slovenia, spent the last 25 years cruising and racing in the Mediterranean, the North Sea and the Baltic. He participated in the Athens Olympic Games in 2004 as crew in a Tornado catamaran. He spends his free time cruising with family, racing and investigating undiscovered cruising…
28 March, 2018
As you can see Mike was forever joyful and never was a job too complex. Even his close peers silently and rather jealously lamented when they were too busy on other projects and Mike’s skill was being passed on to younger apprentices. Berthon wishes Mike a fabulous retirement.
13 March, 2018
We know that we live in a beautiful part of the UK but now a short film has been made promoting what this area has to offer. Perfectly located, Berthon is situated right on the water’s edge in the picturesque Georgian market town of Lymington, just a stone’s throw from…
20 February, 2018
Berthon’s Windy Sales Managers from the UK and France, Ben Toogood and Bruno Kairet were recently on stand at the Düsseldorf Boat Show 2018. As Europe’s largest boat show, and the go-to event for the marine industry, we thought there was no better time to get hands on with some…
20 February, 2018
We thought that you might be interested to read the latest article about Solaris Yachts by Seahorse Magazine, just released: https://seahorsemagazine.com/129-content/march-2018/585-hot-stuff-but-very-cool Berthon are the agents for Solaris Yachts in the UK. For further information about these extraordinary performance cruising yachts contact email@example.com and/or firstname.lastname@example.org.
13 February, 2018
We were recently contacted by Blake B., an innovative artist living in the USA who last November bought MORNING FLIGHT. She’s 12 ton, 36 foot wooden Gauntlet sailing yacht, built by Berthon in 1938. https://www.berthon.co.uk/about-berthon/berthon-history/#tab6 …so we felt compelled to share Blake’s campaign with you. Blake was smitten with MORNING…
10 February, 2018
The sad news of the failure of Oyster this week has been widely reported and is a tragedy for the yachting business internationally. Oyster have been building and delivering outstanding cruising yachts for 45 years and the fleet of Oysters sailing the planet’s oceans are world class yachts of the…
16 January, 2018
2018 sees the introduction of new regulations to protect us all against the misuse of our personal data. Snappily named GDPR, it will affect us all and here at Berthon it is our aim to comply with this fully. At the moment we might send you regular updates about what…
07 December, 2017
The team from Berthon will look forward to seeing you at the Düsseldorf Boat Show, where we will be found on the Windy, Solaris and Advanced Yachts stands. As Europe’s largest boat show, and the go-to event for the marine industry, Boot 2018 is a terrific show and well worth…
06 December, 2017
Melvyn from our Dockmasters’ office dons his kilt every year to raise money for the Poppy Appeal, sometimes on foot, sometimes on his motor cycle but always with a smile. We are very proud of the work that he does. Remembrance Day is marked every year, in the UK and…
03 October, 2017
Marine Conservation Research are offering an exciting opportunity to join the team on a research expedition, sailing on R/V SONG OF THE WHALE, from the UK to the Falklands Islands, Southern Ocean departing in early November 2017. Overview: This autumn, the team on board R/V SONG OF THE WHALE will be…
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