Safehaven Marine are designers and builders of FRP Pilot boats, Patrol boats, Crew transfer vessels, Hydrographic survey catamarans, Naval & Military craft and unique custom private motor yachts. All our vessels are built to the highest standards of strength & engineering and are renowned world wide for their exceptional sea-keeping abilities. We set  UIM World long range speed records in 2017 & 2020 with our own vessel and crew. Established in 1996 we have built over 138 vessels supplied to 27 countries worldwide with  nearly 50 pilot vessels in operation globally, and have become leaders in our field.

Based in Youghal, Co Cork Ireland, Safehaven manufacture our vessels from two modern factories, with all design work carried out in house, and built with our own experienced team of engineers, carpenters, electricians, shipwrights and laminators.


Always at the forefront of new technology and designs we continuously develop our range and push the frontiers of design: In 2020 we aim to set a UIM Transatlantic World record with our unique (patent applied for) new 22m high speed vessel XSV20



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November 29, 2015

Barracuda II has now been launched by Safehaven Marine. This is the longer 13m version of our high speed low RCS interceptor, and is the first production ready version that will be marketed for sale early 2016. Barracuda II is fully stealth enabled, fitted with ballistic protection level BR6 to the crew compartment and powered by a pair of Caterpillar C9 575hp engines driving conventional propellers for speeds of 34kts. A choice of customer specified weapons systems is offered, either a RC gyro-stabilised machine...

November 14, 2015

Safehaven Marine have completed their rough weather seakeeping trials for Barracuda, culminating in some very tough testing of her in Force 9 conditions with 50kts winds and 4-5m waves. Below are some spectacular photos of her been engulfed by large breaking waves and an epic video of her during testing.





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