Yacht refit and repair company Vortec Marine has opened a new workshop in Hampshire.

Vortec's new facility is at Swanwick Marine, having relocated from Universal Marina, also on the River Hamble.

The firm also operates out of two other Premier Marina sites – Port Solent and Endeavour Quay, Gosport.

Vortec Marine provide a full range of maintenance, management and training services to yacht owners and has full in-house team of carpenters, shipwrights, engineers, riggers and a project management team overseeing all refits and maintenanc.

The firm is also a Nautor’s Swan Authorised Service Centre (Gosport) as well as Hinckley’s UK Service Centre (Swanwick).

Martin Bowman, marina manager at Swanwick, said: “It’s an exciting time to be here at the marina – we’re attracting a number of big brands including Hinkley Yachts and Vortec Marine will be a great addition to the tenant community”.

Ross Collingwood, managing director of Vortec Marine added: “We are delighted to continue the growth and expansion of the business with the opening of a new workshop facility at Swanwick Marina.

"Premier Marinas has demonstrated a high level of professionalism and support as our landlords over the years and so it is with pleasure that we have relocated our Hamble site from Universal to Premier’s Swanwick premises. We look forward to furthering our working relationship with this, our third, Premier site.”