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BerthonInternational.com – A New Dedicated Sales Website Coming Soon

May 27, 2020

BerthonInternational.com – A New Dedicated Sales Website Coming Soon

The Berthon Sales Group have been busy during the lockdown period, marketing and selling yachts as usual. There are further details on our comings and goings available here. We’ve also…

FPB 78 GREY WOLF II on film…

March 10, 2020

FPB 78 GREY WOLF II on film…

Dashew Offshore’s incredible fleet of Functional Power Boats are the last word in world cruising and they have covered literally hundreds of thousands of nautical miles since the prototype FPB…

Dashew Offshore – a new series of FPB videos you just must see!

March 6, 2020

Dashew Offshore – a new series of FPB videos you just must see!

Berthon have been involved with Dashew Offshore and have been working with them on marketing the FPB range of un-sailboats for some years. Now that the FPB Programme has closed,…

News from the FPB desk – feat. FPB 78 GREY WOLF II, IRON LADY II, COCHISE and FPB 97 ICEBERG.

January 7, 2020

News from the FPB desk – feat. FPB 78 GREY WOLF II, IRON LADY II, COCHISE and FPB 97 ICEBERG.

The 18 strong FPB fleet continues to cross-oceans and to realise the dreams of their crews the world over. This year has seen FPBs cruising in both the northern and…

FPB 64 AVATAR is good to go

December 19, 2018

FPB 64 AVATAR is good to go

Unbreakable world cruising yacht from the board of Steve and Linda Dashew. FPB 64 AVATAR is offered fresh from a nautical makeover, which has her gleaming. All deferred maintenance and…

Welcome to the Further Adventures of GREY WOLF

November 2, 2018

Welcome to the Further Adventures of GREY WOLF

Feat. FPB 78#2 GREY WOLF II. You may remember the Long Voyage Home, when FPB 64 GREY WOLF made sail from New Zealand to the Channel Islands, with owner Peter…

Look out for the gunmetal grey FPB 64#03 TOCCATA overwintering at Berthon HQ 2018

October 25, 2018

Look out for the gunmetal grey FPB 64#03 TOCCATA overwintering at Berthon HQ 2018

FPB 64#03 TOCCATA joined us a couple of weeks ago for winter storage. Chris and Carolyn Groobey and their 2 Labradors – Travis and Charlie are taking a break after…

Sea Trial Voyaging; A Tale of Past and Present – FPB Feature in CCA Chronicles

March 28, 2018

Sea Trial Voyaging; A Tale of Past and Present – FPB Feature in CCA Chronicles

By Linda and Steve Dashew, New York Station The following article by Linda and Steve Dashew appeared in Voyages, Chronicles of the Cruising Club of America, and puts the FPB…

We invite you to visit our new Berthon.co.uk Yacht Brokerage search facility today!

November 16, 2017

We invite you to visit our new Berthon.co.uk Yacht Brokerage search facility today!

Effective and informative delivery of information about the yachts that we have for sale is a key requirement for us. Our Listings team have been working hard with our web…

FPB Programme Voyage Complete

October 13, 2017

FPB Programme Voyage Complete

When Steve and Linda Dashew came out of retirement to build a few FPBs (their revolutionary ocean crossing motor yachts) for friends and former sailing clients, little did they or anyone else…

FPB 70 Update: Interior Intentions

August 14, 2017

FPB 70 Update: Interior Intentions

Expectant Owner Valerie Creighton Weighs In. For more updates on current FPB projects you can watch this space, or visit http://www.setsail.com. We have recently been sent some final interior renderings…

News from the FPB Programme – the FPB 70

May 11, 2017

News from the FPB Programme – the FPB 70

After hundreds of thousands of sea miles, FPB has ultimately refined performance characteristics and efficiency into the new FPB 70. The FPB 70 incorporates elements that take this new model into…

In celebration of the launch of FPB 78 #2 GREY WOLF II

May 5, 2017

In celebration of the launch of FPB 78 #2 GREY WOLF II

FPB and GREY WOLF hold a place close to the heart of Berthon. Owners Peter and Judith Watson bought FPB 64 GREY WOLF via Berthon. Peter then brought her home…

FPB: The Way.

January 18, 2017

FPB: The Way.

What do you want? Where do you want to go? What do you dream about? https://youtu.be/oBhG30iBRbE A video in which Dashew Offshore presents the secrets behind all the ocean crossing…

FPB 78#1 COCHISE – Effortless and Safe Cruising

January 6, 2017

FPB 78#1 COCHISE – Effortless and Safe Cruising

FPB 78#1 COCHISE has cruised 11,400nm, since being launched 6 months ago, cruising from her build yard in Whangarei, North Island, New Zealand, across the Pacific to the Panama Canal…

FPB 64’ AVATAR is canvassing for new crew

August 26, 2016

FPB 64’ AVATAR is canvassing for new crew

After 6 years of glorious cruising, AVATAR is now on the market. She will be available to see, touch and write a cheque for at the Newport Boat Show –…

Collection XXII and Autumn Boat Shows 2016

August 19, 2016

Collection XXII and Autumn Boat Shows 2016

Boat Show Season is about to get underway, and here at Berthon we are as involved as ever – and we would like to invite you join us. Cannes Boat…

It’s all happening for the FPB Programme!

August 12, 2016

It’s all happening for the FPB Programme!

The FPB Programme is busy with 2 x 78s in build and 2 x 70s being born too. In addition, FPB 78#1 has been trialling in New Zealand and we…

Dashew Offshore and FPB – the Evolution of the Species

July 18, 2016

Dashew Offshore and FPB – the Evolution of the Species

Dashew Offshore has now made some extraordinary heavy weather sailing footage available – with links below. It makes for compulsive viewing. It also shows how the Dashew designs have evolved over…

FPB 64 BUFFALO NICKEL returns to Circa – the home of FPB

May 24, 2016

FPB 64 BUFFALO NICKEL returns to Circa – the home of FPB

BUFFALO NICKEL has just completed the journey from Phuket, Thailand, to Circa Marine in Whangarei, New Zealand. The passage took 47 days – with 623 hours underway, and 6,289 miles…

FPB 64’ GREY WOLF completes her current batch of adventures.

March 30, 2016

FPB 64’ GREY WOLF completes her current batch of adventures.

The FPB Programme is busy as Berthon manage the sales and marketing of these extraordinary yachts, designed by Steve and Linda Dashew and built magnificently by Circa Marine in New…

The birth of the FPB 70

January 15, 2016

The birth of the FPB 70

There is a new baby sister on the way. An FPB whose genetic make-up includes many of the capabilities and breakthrough characteristics of her larger FPB 97 and 78 siblings,…

FPB 64 IRON LADY sold by Berthon and Dashew Offshore

September 15, 2015

FPB 64 IRON LADY sold by Berthon and Dashew Offshore

We are pleased to announce the sale of the FPB 64 IRON LADY whose new owners will be using her for extended cruising, so look out for her at an…

GREY WOLF – the adventure continues – FPB 64

June 30, 2015

GREY WOLF – the adventure continues – FPB 64

FPB 64 GREY WOLF is off on her travels again….Owner Peter Watson is enjoying her tremendously whilst big GREY WOLF is being born at Circa New Zealand.  Big GREY WOLF…

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