Our Story so Far...
In 2009, earlier boats built by the company are:
The Be Ready. Owner Stephen McCullough, from Kilkeel, Co. Down.
The Claren. Owner Arnold McCullough, from Kilkeel, Co. Down.
The Priscilla Jean. Owner Geoffrey Chambers, from Kilkeel, Co. Down.
The Constellation. Owner Robbie Wallis, Frazer borough, Scotland.
In 2010, G Smyth Boats built a new mould for the company. To date, 5 boats have been constructed from this mould. They are:
The Lonestar. Owner Eddie Mcfarland , from Scotland.
Hull. Owner David Robertson, Shetlands.
Hull. Owner Alan Jones, Annalong, Co. Down.
Hull. Owner Sean O’Dougan, Co. Kerry.
The Tracey. Owner Freddie Estaret, Belgium.
New Build. Owner Charles Beukels, Belguim.
Tosher 21.Owner Tom Marks, Co. Louth.
Tosher 21. Owner Robert Tomkins, Kilkeel, Co. Down.
Tosher 21. Owner John Johnston, Ireland.
2011 was a busy year for G Smyth Boats. In June 2011, G Smyth Boats had the task of refitting Brian Cunningham’s 10metre Catamaran, Rian John which capsized in Carlingford Lough. The company also carried out a refit on the Boy Joseph, a 9 metre wooden vessel owned by Kevin and Kieran Trainor.
Moved to the company's newly built premises at Kilkeel Harbour
The Maxus 12M Catamaran becomes a reality
Meet the GSB Team
Junior assistant to boat builder
Boat Building Team
Boat building team
Company Foreman. Richard began the journey with Gerry back in 2009, working Part time. As well as over seeing all ongoing works Richard leads his own boat building squad, his latest boat was ShazLeah
Team Leader at the moulding plant. Martin has been a key worker since the beginning, adapting his plastering skills to become an excellent laminator.
Graham , a very talented welder and has been part of the G Smyth Boats team from the beginning.
Joined in 2011. Ceara is responsible for the day to day running of the company. Liaising with customers, finalising details of builds.
Joel has been part of the company since he left school. He apprenticed to Richard Gordon when he joined and now leads his own team on a boat build. His latest project was BH124 Sharon Anne.
Tom is an exceptional Joiner, working with the other joiners to create bespoke wheelhouse layouts and finishes