Vectis Marine Design
Independent Marine Design Consultancy
Call : +44 (0) 1489 807 270


Vectis supports Safehaven Marine with XSV20 development

Vectis has a long standing relationship with Safehaven Marine, the Cork, Ireland-based designer and builder of pilot boats, workboats and military vessels. In recent months this has included Vectis supporting Safehaven's development of the innovative XSV20 hybrid craft of which two have now been delivered.


Tel: +44 (0) 1489 807 270

Tests and Trials

A rigorous test and trial process is essential to prove the boat and demonstrate that it meets the contractual and statutory requirements.

We have a well-established procedure for conducting tests and trials including.

  • Factory Tests and Trials
  • Lightship Weighing
  • Overload Testing of Lift Points and other Structures
  • Inclining, Stability and Self-righting Trials
  • System Commissioning and Tests
  • Builder's, Classification Society and Acceptance Trials
  • Performance Trials
  • Operational Trials
  • Ship Interface Trials
  • Aircraft Interface Trials