Category: Yacht Refits
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…
06 October, 2015
At Berthon it’s rather common for us to undertake hull repairs, but rather uncommon for us to talk about it openly, due to the nature or circumstances in which they occurred. The owner of this yacht was so pleased with the work undertaken by Berthon that he is more than…
28 May, 2015
Berthon is known for maintaining and repairing yachts of all shapes and sizes: be they wood, GRP, aluminium, steel or carbon, our shipwrights cover the full range. So when owner of PHEONIX TRINTELLA telephoned for help with a mast problem, one of our dedicated Yacht Repair Managers was able to…
29 April, 2015
Start of the season is always a busy time; plenty of boats to be unwrapped from their winter slumber, lashings of antifoul to be applied and readying yachts for what will hopefully be a long hot summer of Swallows and Amazons or Toad messing about on the water. We thought…
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