Category: Yacht Refits
16 September, 2020
NAVIOP Brochure Advanced electronics are a fundamental feature of modern boats. They are responsible for everything from air conditioning, to monitoring battery condition, to engine ignition. The introduction of NMEA 2000 was a huge step forward in encouraging consistency within the industry and a stress-free way of backfitting new features…
14 September, 2020
Berthon were pleased to welcome the Tyne and Wear Fire Boat to our Marine Services Big Blue Sheds this summer for a comprehensive life extension refit, prolonging the service of the boat. Starting life as a VT Halmatic MkIII Rigid Raider, the Fire Boat completed a remarkable 15 years in…
19 August, 2020
There is nothing that plays on the heartstrings of a sailor quite as perfectly as a classic yacht restored. The West Solent One Design (WSOD) is an elegant boat with serious credentials. Sometimes referred to as the J109 of their time and specifically created for the area by Harry G…
20 July, 2020
Berthon were pleased to welcome the prominent racing yacht JPK 1080 ‘Yes!’ to our world-class painting and spraying facilities this month. Adam Gosling – owner of Yes! – purchased the recognisable yacht in 2016. He made adjustments to the 1080 mould specifically for inshore racing – her mast was changed…
24 November, 2019
13 Apprentices begin their training at Berthon to become part of the highly trained workforce. September saw five Berthon apprentices graduate from their training during Southampton Boat Show which was hosted by British Marine. They have all been offered full-time positions with Berthon and we are pleased that they have all…
21 November, 2019
Replacement of deck and deck beams You may have previously read about the 10-metre wooden Bermudian sloop, Brynhilde. She arrived at Lymington Marina last autumn as a new annual berth holder, fresh from the Mediterranean, and to undergo a minor refit in our Big Blue Sheds before going back to…
15 November, 2019
After 83 years Maiden Light is back at Berthon Year built: 1936 Keel: Ful Build number: #490 LOA: 52 ft Builder: Berthon Boat Co. Beam: 12 ft Size: 24 tons Maiden Light was one of the largest Gauntlets built by Berthon; she’s a typical design with an elegant sheer and…
01 November, 2019
We welcome a new Electronics Manager, Jim Catterall to the Berthon team. This month we introduce our Electronics Manager, Jim Catterall, who is running all our marine electrical and electronics work. Jim has been in the marine industry for over 20 years, his speciality being marine electrics and electronics with…
Subscribe to our mailing list
From time to time we would like to keep in touch and email you the following:
- Our monthly E-News.
- Occasional details of our upcoming events, products and services.
- An email version of our annual Lifestyle Publication.