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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January 22, 2017

Safehaven Marine have just launched 'Calaneras'. She is an Interceptor 38 'All weather' pilot boat for the Port of Algeciras in Spain, and is the second pilot boat we have supplied to the port following 'Getares', an Interceptor 48 we built in 2012. Its a fine endorsement for Safehaven to have a repeat order as it demonstrates how pleased the Port have been with their first vessel. 'Caleneras' is powered by a pair of Volvo D9 425hp engines and has an operational speed of 25kts with a 300nm+ range. She has a capac...

January 14, 2017

Safehaven Marine have launched their latest new design:  XSV 17 ‘Thunder Child’ The XSV 17 is a development of Safehaven’s new Barracuda range of high speed, low RCS Interceptor / patrol craft for  commercial, S.A.R.  and naval operations. The new design brings even greater capabilities incorporating greater speed, greater range, higher crew capacity and an even lower RCS.

The first of class ‘Thunder Child’ is an undeniably striking and stylish craft, however the resulting sleek profile is purely as a re...

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