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A few words about FPB 97 ICEBERG – from Steve Dashew

January 21, 2021

A few words about FPB 97 ICEBERG – from Steve Dashew

ICEBERG is the largest and fastest of the FPB series. There are 18 Functional Power Boats in the fleet and between them they have crossed oceans many times. They have…

Oyster 575 – SOPHISTIKATE – Take 2!

January 20, 2021

Oyster 575 – SOPHISTIKATE – Take 2!

SOPHISTIKATE is in sparkling shape. Shipping from New Zealand to Palma de Mallorca after sailing Down Under with the Oyster World Rally, she is fully kitted for very serious cruising…

Discovery 55 #003 PAMELA – ready to sail the world

January 18, 2021

Discovery 55 #003 PAMELA – ready to sail the world

From 2002, to designs by Ron Holland with an unmistakable Ken Freivokh interior, the Discovery 55 has won hearts and minds the world over with their elegant good looks, proper…

Thoroughly 21st Century Yachting from Pegasus Yachts – Pegasus 50 #1 Globe, HAGAZUSSA IV

January 8, 2021

Thoroughly 21st Century Yachting from Pegasus Yachts – Pegasus 50 #1 Globe, HAGAZUSSA IV

Splashed 2020, the Pegasus 50 #1 Globe HAGAZUSSA IV is the brainchild of the team that brought you the Shipman series, and was conceived and built for couples to sail…

Contest 44CS, TRUMPETER – Caught on Film

December 31, 2020

Contest 44CS, TRUMPETER – Caught on Film

TRUMPETER, a Contest 44CS from 2002 by the renowned Dutch yard Conyplex and Georg Nissen. Contest Yachts was founded in 1959, by Ed Conijn, and they have been at the…

Windy Boats and the 37 Grand Mistral Open, THAISA – Caught on Film

December 29, 2020

Windy Boats and the 37 Grand Mistral Open, THAISA – Caught on Film

Windy Boats – established in 1966 by the founder Hugo Vold – the son of a fisherman whose father named his boats “VINDY”, thus his family was well accustomed to…

Dale Classic 45, LITTLE TOY – Caught on Film

December 8, 2020

Dale Classic 45, LITTLE TOY – Caught on Film

The arrival of the Dale Classic 45, in 2003, was welcomed with open arms – with the UK market already awash with Princess, Sunseeker and Fairline. This was a British…

Callisto 40, REVEL LADY – Caught on Film

November 26, 2020

Callisto 40, REVEL LADY – Caught on Film

revel [rev-uhl] To take great pleasure or delight (usually followed by in): to revel in luxury. Croft Marine were a boat builders based in Stratford-upon-Avon, in the heart of England…

In which jurisdiction, in the EU or UK, is it best to pay VAT on your yacht? by Sue Grant

November 20, 2020

In which jurisdiction, in the EU or UK, is it best to pay VAT on your yacht? by Sue Grant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7-5tt2pcyA A rough transcript of a Berthon podcast, which we hope you will enjoy. With our impending exit from the EU now looming at the end of 2020, the yachting…

A message from Steve and Linda Dashew on FPB 78-1 COCHISE

November 6, 2020

A message from Steve and Linda Dashew on FPB 78-1 COCHISE

‘Hello Setsailors, A brief heads up regarding FB 78-1 COCHISE: COCHISE is headed towards Europe under new ownership. Although she was not for sale, when Sue Grant at Berthon International…

The Berthon Sales Group welcomes Fredrik Sundberg to our Family

November 4, 2020

The Berthon Sales Group welcomes Fredrik Sundberg to our Family

Working out of Berthon Scandinavia from our office on the beautiful island of Orust, Fredrik joins managing director Magnus Kullberg, and yacht brokers Birgitta Andersson and Bo Lennström. This stunning…

Some bluewater tales from Mystic 60, JUST JOIA

October 30, 2020

Some bluewater tales from Mystic 60, JUST JOIA

Mystic 60 JUST JOIA is very much part of the Hubbard family. Since buying her in 2003, she has had two large refits (the most recent one in 2017 to…

Malo 42, GALADRIEL– Caught on Film

October 12, 2020

Malo 42, GALADRIEL– Caught on Film

The island of Orust on the West coast of Sweden has been home to some magnificent yacht building for many years. The home to Hallberg-Rassy, Najad and of course Malo….

Elegant bluewater magic carpet Discovery 58 AQUALUNA, is available for sale…

October 8, 2020

Elegant bluewater magic carpet Discovery 58 AQUALUNA, is available for sale…

First splashed 2015, AQUALUNA is the first of the Discovery 58s to be delivered to her current owners, who traded up from a Discovery 55. With 45% more interior volume…

Bestevaer 60C, LAST CHAPTER – A Price Reduction and Caught on Film

September 29, 2020

Bestevaer 60C, LAST CHAPTER – A Price Reduction and Caught on Film

We think the last word in classic ocean cruising. Let us introduce you to the Bestevaer 60C, LAST CHAPTER – from 2000, designed by Gerard Dijkstra and crafted by K&M…

Pearl 62 scores Best Layout in 45’-65’ Category at World Yachts Trophies 2020

September 25, 2020

Pearl 62 scores Best Layout in 45’-65’ Category at World Yachts Trophies 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Pearl 62 has triumphed at the World Yachts Trophies 2020 and been awarded the accolade of Best Layout in the 45’-65’ category -…

Altena Custom Passagemaker 55, CANICHER has grown

September 1, 2020

Altena Custom Passagemaker 55, CANICHER has grown

CANICHER’s owner saw the line drawing of the first Altena Blue Water Trawler in Boat International. It was 47’ 6” overall. He photocopied it and then cut and pasted the…

Our 2020 Berthon Book XVI is now available

August 27, 2020

Our 2020 Berthon Book XVI is now available

We are pleased to announce that our 2020 Berthon Book is available online and in hard copy. Despite the COVID-19 crisis, our fabulous clients and supporters have put together our…

Gunfleet 58’, LATOBE – available for blue water magic carpet duties now

July 27, 2020

Gunfleet 58’, LATOBE – available for blue water magic carpet duties now

Launched 2017, to handsome lines by Tony Castro and built in the UK, she offers powerful sailing with an automated rig, centreboard for a second dimension and twin rudders for…

Oyster 725, ROSINHA captured on film now….

July 21, 2020

Oyster 725, ROSINHA captured on film now….

ROSINHA was hatched by Southampton Yacht Services in 2016. Built for a most experienced yachtsman for whom performance was super important, she has a full battened mainsail on a carbon…

An update on Southerly 47, LUMINOUS

July 13, 2020

An update on Southerly 47, LUMINOUS

Having wintered with the Berthon Spain team in Palma, Southerly 47 LUMINOUS is now preparing to drop her lines in the next week and make for the Sunny climes of…

Launching berthoninternational.com

July 9, 2020

Launching berthoninternational.com

The Berthon Sales Group is super excited about introducing you to our new dedicated sales website at https://www.berthoninternational.com! We believe we’ve created a fabulous looking, user friendly platform with all…

J/133, HEPHZIBAH filmed on location

June 26, 2020

J/133, HEPHZIBAH filmed on location

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6hhkC6s1QM Please do have a look at the walk-through video of the J/133 HEPHZIBAH. Filmed on location in a rather sunny Lymington, on the South Coast of the UK. You…

From the Berthon International Solaris Yachts Desk

June 18, 2020

From the Berthon International Solaris Yachts Desk

I think it is fair to say that 2020 hasn’t quite got off to the start we imagined. The excitement generated at Boot Düsseldorf has been somewhat overshadowed by recent…

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