Boat Building Projects 

Past Boat Building Projects

M.V. Strangford

The Strangford Ferry a 33 metre Passenger Ferry from the Frazier Ferries group which was hauled This is the largest vessel ever to get hauled at Mevagh Boatyard, 33m on deck and 49m overall.

We completed extensive work to this fine vessel including new Loading Ramps, all new weather tight doors, new vents, new accommodation windows, all internal void and machinery spaces cleaned and coated. Vessel completely painted and antifouled. All safety equipment renewed and serviced.


M.V Rhum & MV Coll

The Sister Ferries which are in Service to Arranmore Island and Tory Island are both Serviced Annually at Mevagh Boatyard for annual inspection by Department of Transport.. Full sea trials and department inspections carried out.


MV The Spirit of Lough Swilly

This vessel was hauled for annual overhaul & Inspection ahead of its busy season between Rathmullan and Buncrana.
We fitted all new hand railing, new barriers for main ramps, and new holding tanks below deck, new seating, complete paint job and anodes.



New wheelhouse, new handrails and walkways and a new feeding system, full paint job, etc.


M.V. Grainne Rose

We recently completed the lengthening and refurbishment of the Dunlewey passenger ferry, Grainne Rose. The lengthening enables more passengers to enjoy the stunning views of Dunlewey. We also fitted a new aluminium superstructure, seating and windows to keep the passengers comfortable and dry.
All works carried out under the supervision of Department of Transport.
Another successful project carried out by Darragh and our team at Mevagh Boatyard.


Inver Barge Donegal

Working with Local & International Company MOWI, here are completed works to their fleet.



The 12metre Scottish vessel MFV Eilidh (BRD149).
Fishing mainly for prawns, the Eilidh is based in the Isle of Skye.
We were delighted to get the opportunity to work on this fine vessel.
We fitted a new 316 stainless steel main shaft with new bearings. The main shaft and intermediate shaft and engine were then re-aligned. New cutlass bearings were also installed. Some timber work and caulking. New stainless steel protective sheeting was fitted around the stern to protect the vessel’s timber.
The vessel was then cleaned, sanded, painted and antifouling.


MFV Steilmar

mfv steilmar boat mevagh boatyardWorks included fitting a complete new gunwale with reinforced outer oak ribs to protect the hull when fishing for Scallops. The gunwale and ribs are all caped with 316 stainless steel also.

A new deck and hatch was fitted with the fish hold fully refurbished . We fitted a new mast, gantry and rigging’s all fully galvanised.

We installed a new shower and hot water system throughout the vessel. We refurbished the accommodation and wheelhouse area. The hydraulics and winch’s were modified for more deck and working space.