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Featured Stories & Updates

Here's what's going on at the yard and with projects we're following.

Melges 24

The M1 Racing Team, a junior racing program out of Santa Cruz, needs help to make it to the Melges 24 Worlds in Miami in November 2016! Please join us in sponsoring this great group of young sailors. The team's website can be seen at http://m1racingteam.com/
A video of the team in action 16-year-old tactician, Josselyn Verutti, is on YouTube:

Feb 25, 2016
Fred Cook

One of the best of a long list of interesting projects to come to the yard is Fred Cook's full restoration of a Cal 40. Fortunately for the sailing community, Fred is also fully documenting his project with a series of professional grade videos. You can follow along here!

Dec 10, 2015
Diesel fuel nozzle illustration

Berkeley Marine Center has converted its diesel fuel pump to renewable diesel, also known as RD99 or by the brand name Nexdiesel. The yard is among the first marine diesel distribution stations in the US to offer the next generation diesel fuel.

Nov 18, 2015
The schooner America at our fuel dock

Visiting today at our fuel dock is the 138 ft. schooner, America. Built as a replica of the original US winner of the America's Cup, the wooden schooner is probably the largest sailing vessel to enter Berkeley Marina. (Let us know if we're wrong!) Now which of our lifts will we use for the haulout?

Jul 24, 2015
California Condor, built at Berkeley Marine

Congratulations to California Condor's skipper and crew for their first place in division in Saturday's Big Daddy Regatta. Sunday's pursuit race result wasn't bad either -- third out of 88 boats. California Condor is an Antrim Class 40, built at Berkeley Marine Center.

Mar 09, 2015
Facebook page of SV Serenity

We always enjoy receiving notes from customers who leave the yard for places near and far. This note, from the owners of the SV Serenity, is too good not to share! Thank you Harmony and Jeff for one of the nicest cards we've received.

Feb 04, 2015
January calendar page

We wish all of our friends, family, customers, vendors and associates a very happy new year. Stop by the chandlery to pick up your 2015 calendar, highlighting boats we've built, worked on, or just admire! The calendar features photography by Louis Benainous.

Dec 30, 2014
Mad Hatter, a Wylie custom 34

Rich Fisher stands proud at the stern of his Wylie Custom 34, Mad Hatter. Rich is taking full advantage of his bottom package haul out at Berkeley Marine Center to work on a variety of projects, and of course making that beautiful red finish shine! We're happy to welcome Rich to the yard!

Nov 25, 2014