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 their 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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July 15, 2015

‘Barracuda’ is a new high speed Interceptor / Patrol vessel for military and law enforcement applications designed and built by Safehaven Marine, who manufacture a range of highly successful pilot boats, patrol vessels,  S.A.R. craft and research catamarans from their factory in Youghal Co Cork. Established in 1997 and employing up to 30 people Safehaven have become world leaders in their niche markets and have produced over 100 commercial vessels exported to over 14 countries worldwide. Barracuda has been under...

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