Welcome to our News page, where we will be sharing all the latest news from the boatyard.

A Mountain to Climb

Some of our team from the boatyard and the office will be climbing Ben Nevis on Sunday, 18th September, 2016. Taking on this challenge to raise funds for local charities.

Ferry Service

We have recently completed overhauls on three Argyll & Bute ferries; “Lismore”, “Easdale” & “Fladda”.  Helping to maintain vital links to the Island Communities.

Rescue Exercise

Last week, at the request of the local fire service, the boatyard was used to conduct an exercise to remove a casualty from a confined space. The CalMac vessel Raasay was in the boatshed at the time and the CalMac superintendent was happy for the vessel to be used in the exercise. About 20 personnel […]

Proud Seahorse

Proud Seahorse has just been launched following a quick paint refit. Delayed in her arrival to the yard for a couple of months due to the recent breach of the Caledonian canal embankment, owners David and Kathleen finally managed to bring her through from her winter berth in Inverness. The work entailed repairs to the […]

Alpha – Bristol Pilot Cutter

Just launched for the 2015 season the Bristol Pilot Cutter Alpha has undergone an undercover winter refit including the design, fabrication and fitting of a hand anchor windlass together with external painting to the hull. The windlass had to be in keeping with the style, layout and finish of the deck whilst being practical and […]

Health & Safety

Allan MacDonald gave a presentation on ‘Risk Assessment’ to the boatyard team last week. Corpach Boatbuilders have engaged with Amalgamate Health and Safety consultants to provide H&S training, advice and support. Allan completed an H&S audit earlier this year and as a result prepared a safety development plan which has provided a framework for a […]

Temporary Admin Assistants

We recently required temporary administration cover in our office, we had a great amount of interest in the two part time vacancies that were advertised, and after an initial interview process we were happy to welcome Audrey Cavaye & Lorraine Wilson to our team. Both ladies already had part time jobs so fitted in perfectly […]

Happy Birthday Sandy

Our yard manager Sandy Edmond celebrated a milestone birthday recently, 60 years young, and I’m sure it feels like he has been here for at least 59 of them……….unfortunately Sandy did not agree to marking the occasion with declaring it a public holiday or in fact letting us take a photo for the website, however […]

Water Safety

Health & safety is paramount to us here at the boatyard, there are many aspects of health & safety that we must take into consideration both in and out of the yard. We recently ran a Water Safety Training course provided by Ben Starkey from Vertical Descents, this provided crucial and potentially lifesaving training for […]

And the Winner Is…….

We recently ran a competition on our Facebook page, the lucky winner of a £50.00 Argos voucher was Cathy Laverty, who came in to our office to collect her prize last week!! We hope you had lots of fun spending it Cathy!!

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