Category: Yacht Refits
11 May, 2018
Fitting Flooring Structures Last week we brought you part 4 in the interior restoration of the famous World War 2 1942 Motor Gunboat MGB 81. This week we are pleased to bring you the final interior video in our series where we will be fitting the flooring/deck structure. This won’t…
04 May, 2018
Fitting the Bunk Structure & Webs Last week we brought you part 3 in our series of videos of the interior restoration of the famous World War 2 1942 Motor Gunboat MGB 81. This week we are pleased to bring you part 4 where we will be fitting the Bunk…
19 April, 2018
Fitting Box Stringers, Longitudinals & Bunk fronts Recently we announced that we would be bringing you a series of videos, showing you the interior restoration of the famous World War 2 1942 Motor Gunboat MGB 81. This week we are pleased to bring you part 3 where we will be…
18 April, 2018
An exceptional fast cruising yacht, Humphreys 77 AGLAIA is perfect for a blue water cruise at pace and in great comfort. Full specification available – https://www.berthon.co.uk/yacht-sales-brokerage/yacht-for-sale/humphreys-77-aglaia/. Originally built in 2002 in the UK of composite – her structure was completed at Goss Challenges and she was fitted out at Hamble…
29 March, 2018
Forward Interior longitudinal stringers and structural frames This month we bring you part 4 in the refit and restoration of the famous Motor Gun Boat 81 (MGB 81) and we are still below deck. Our last article showed you the replacement of the aft and mid structural frames and longitudinal…
26 February, 2018
Fitting a B&G forward looking depth transducer system Berthon’s electricians were seen this week finishing off an installation on board Oyster 56 ‘Duet II’. The owner has opted for a B&G forward-looking depth transducer system which offers chart plotter integration currently unrivalled by the other big brands. Using a redundant…
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…
27 September, 2017
Here at Berthon we have been selling and refitting pre-owned Discovery yachts for over 10 years. Benchmark blue water cruisers, their owners sail them far, safely and in great comfort. The fleet continues to cross oceans and to munch miles. During their lifetimes they need to be serviced, refitted and…
31 August, 2016
The Yacht Restoration Project Continues… The project to restore Ripple (built by Berthon in 1925) continues. With the centreline structure, new laminated frames and bronze floors in place, the next step for Ripple will be to add the Alaskan yellow cedar planking to form the hull of the yacht. Although…
29 July, 2016
The damaged area has now been fully re-plated and signed off as correct for re-certification to MCA Category 0 by Mecal. The area has been primed and painted to protect it! She’ll need a new owner to fit her out and then take her sailing. Her owners are busy with…
10 June, 2016
When seasoned yacht racer Eamon Crosbie was searching for his next sailing adventure, he turned to Berthon for their help. Eamon bought a Discovery 55’, hull number 003, from us and set about refitting and refurbishing her at Berthon so that she could be ready for the next sailing adventure….
30 October, 2015
We are delighted to announce that ALISARA is now offered for sale and can be viewed at our Lymington HQ. Commissioned by a most experienced yachtsman, for long distance sailing at pace, she is very much a product of Lymington, having been designed by Rob Humphreys and built by Seyco…
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