Category: Yacht Refits
07 June, 2021
Here at Berthon 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, the return…
01 April, 2021
A seriously heart-warming project recently left Berthon’s sheds. A Jeanneau Merry Fisher 895, sold by subsidiary BHG Marine on site, had a custom designed crane fitted to the starboard stern by Berthon engineers. This crane arm swings outboard of the boat configured to transfer the owner’s son – who has…
19 November, 2020
Finished in an exceptionally high gloss for her racing career Berthon’s international reach enables us to sell yachts and coordinate logistics from our Lymington, UK shipyard to complete high-quality work before shipping the yacht worldwide. Berthon comprehensively demonstrated this with the extensive services provided to the new owner of the…
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…
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