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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April 30, 2019

Safehaven Marine successfully launched their first of class 22m XSV20 demonstrator ‘Thunder Child II’ in mid-February this year. XSV20 features an extremely innovative hull design fusing an asymmetrical catamaran with a wave-piercing mono hull to produce a hull that combines the excellent dynamic and transverse stability of a catamaran with the head sea capabilities of a deep V monohull, providing the best of both worlds. ‘Thunder Child II was tested extensively during the last two months and proved to have excel...

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