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 a new World long range speed record in 2017 with our own vessel and crew. Established in 1996 we have built over 138 vessels supplied to 27 countries worldwide with over 40 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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February 22, 2018

Safehaven Marine have launched an Interceptor 48 ‘Svitzer Oued Rmel’ for operations at the new TM2 Port in Tangier, Morocco today. She is the first of a two vessel contract for the Global port and marine service company Svitzer. ‘Svitzer Oued Rmel’ is the 34th pilot vessel and the 11th of their Interceptor 48 pilot vessels to enter service in Ports worldwide, a fine testimony to the reputation Safehaven have established for themselves in this specialised market.

‘Svitzer Oued Rmel’ is powered by a pair of Volvo's...

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Safehaven Marine deliver an Interceptor 42 pilot boat to the port of San Ciprian in Northern Spain.

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