About Safehaven Marine
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 worldwide 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
Interceptor 42 pilot boat
The Pilot 42 model built by Safehaven Marine has been delivered to ports worldwide and has proved to be a superb sea boat performing admirably in pilotage operations with all owners extolling its virtues of seakeeping, strength and stability.
L.O.A. (Length overall) 13.2m
L.W.L. (Length along waterline) 11.5m
Length moulded (GRP hull only) 12.7
Beam Moulded (GRP only ex fender) 4.0m
Beam overall (Including fenders) 4.4m
Draft (Depth of hull below waterline) 1.35m
Displacement Lightship 14,500kg
Fully loaded 16,000kg
Fuel capacity 1600 litres
Water capacity 110 litres
Crew capacity 5 persons
Engines Volvo D9 425hp
Subdivision 4 x separate watertight compartments
Crew capacity 1-2 crew plus 3- 4 pilots
Speed 23.5kts fully loaded