Welcome to our News page, where we will be sharing all the latest news from the boatyard.
25th January 2019 Oban-based Fusion Marine becomes Gael Force Fusion and Corpach Boatbuilding Company is renamed to Gael Force Boatbuilding, positioning both businesses under the Gael Force brand. Trusted supplier of aquaculture equipment, technology and services Gael Force Group has announced new company names, logos and jobs for its fish farm pen and boatbuilding businesses. […]
01/11/2018 Gael Force Group invests in a 75% stake in the boat builder. Corpach Boatbuilding Company has joined Gael Force Group Ltd, in a strategically significant move which could strengthen the West of Scotland’s boat building industry and see the introduction of steel feed barge building on the West coast. With the potential to expand […]
Jacobite Rebel, one of Jacobite Cruises most up to date vessels, has been in the yard for repairs and some modifications after a very busy season. This charter boat is regularly seen on Loch Ness taking tourists who are keen to get a sighting, or better still a photo of the resident monster. This impressive […]
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 […]