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

Evening sail

With longer nights here, now is the time to make sure all lights on your boat are working properly. While you're at it, how how well is your VHF receiving and transmitting? Berkeley Marine Center's wiring specialists can help make your boat lights shine bright. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

Nov 20, 2014
A Nordic beauty turning heads in the yard

Patriot, a 2001 Nordic Tug 32, has been very well maintained, and the boat shows it. To add that last bit of sparkle needed to make her look like new, we were asked to repaint the topsides.

The project was completed using Awlgrip's Awl Craft paint, and Patriot is turning heads in the yard for a couple more days until she goes to her new owner.

Jul 15, 2014
The Antrim 27 Always Friday

Berkeley Marine Center is now the official builder of the Antrim 27, one of the finest yachts to come from naval architect Jim Antrim! The Antrim 27 can be the ideal boat for racers who want performance, comfort and coastal capabilities in a trailerable package. For more info, see the Antrim 27 Page on this web site's yacht construction section.

Jul 08, 2014
Jess working on Far Niente

If you've been to the yard lately, you've probably noticed Jess Riley, and her Cal 39, Far Niente. Jess has been fearlessly tackling a variety of projects on her recently acquired boat, which is soon to be renamed. Berkeley Marine Center is happy to be one of the few boat yards that allows do-it-yourselfers, like Jess, to pursue their dreams of restoring a boat.

Jul 02, 2014
Cree at the helm of Stroma of Mey

After a major refit at Berkeley Marine Center, Stroma of Mey, a 41 ft. Wooden Ketch built in 1936 in Brunham-on-Crouch, England, competed in the Master Mariners Regatta. Stroma (Formerly St. Roma), is now owned by Barry Rabbitt, and Barry and crew were raving about the charm of sailing on a wooden classic. On board were Barry, Cree, and some of the yard staff and regulars.

May 26, 2014
The AirBerth boat lift

Berkeley Marine Center is now an official dealer for AirBerth boat lift systems, offering sales and installation. AirBerth is a highly efficient way to store your power boat out of the water, yet retain the convenience of in-water berthing.

May 12, 2014
A line of boats in the yard

Planning to do a haul-out? Call us well ahead of your scheduled date to plan your haul out. The yard has been especially busy lately.

May 12, 2014

Here's a video of the Antrim 27, Revelation, planing on the course of the 2012 Anchorage Cup. The boat went on to place first overall out of 32 entries. Berkeley Marine Center is now the official builder of the Antrim 27. Contact us for information on building your next boat!


Jan 18, 2014