NEWS

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


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!!


Scotlands Next Generation – Outward Bound Trust

For the past few years we have supported a very worthwhile campaign that The Outward Bound Trust run. They take disadvantaged young people from across Scotland and offer them a 3 week Classic Course or 1 week Serious Adventure Course during the Summer, which for some can be a life changing experience. They very much rely […]


Operation Fri-Ocean

The Fri Ocean was en route to Varberg, Sweden from Belfast with a cargo of wood when the 90 meter long, 3640 dwt freighter  went hard aground on rocks near Tobermory,  Isle of Mull.   She suffered hull damage and water ingress and there were no injuries to the seven crew on board.  The vessel requested […]


You call this work!

We thought we would share these rather amusing pictures of a recent team building event that Don attended. Don is the Chairman of the Fort William Chamber of Commerce and this was an event held by Glencoe Activities……No doubt this has given him far too many ideas for the next Boatyard team building event!


Happy Birthday to us……21 years old!!!!

Believe it or not we have just celebrated reaching 21 years in business; here is a picture of the old timers that have been here from the start. From left to right (front row): Archie MacGillivray, Willy MacGillivray, Shane Davenport & Gordon MacGillivray. From left to right (back row): Sandy Edmond & Don Hind Don […]


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