Welcome to our News page, where we will be sharing all the latest news from the boatyard.
In order to cope with the increase in boatyard activity and greater customer demand for us to take in larger vessels we are planning to add a 3rd slipway. The additional slipway will be able to accommodate the larger boats being used in the fish-farming industry and more of the Calmac Ferries, we will also […]
We recently welcomed the Melina workboat into the boatyard for an overhaul and repainting. She has been working hard in the fish farming industry for her owner Scottish Seafarms and they decided it was time for some tlc. You can see how hard she has been working but she will look as good as new […]
Sandy Edmond has decided to retire from the day to day management of the boatyard and pursue some of the other interests in his life. Sandy has been the first point of contact for our customers over his 25 years of service and has a vast wealth of knowledge about the vessels we have maintained […]
On 6th April, 2017 we celebrated 25 years in business. The occasion was marked by a celebration with a buffet in the office attended by all current staff and customers from past and present. The event was also used to commemorate the long service of Gordon MacGillivray, Sandy Edmond and Shane Davenport. They have each […]
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.
We have recently completed overhauls on three Argyll & Bute ferries; “Lismore”, “Easdale” & “Fladda”. Helping to maintain vital links to the Island Communities.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]