Donegal Bay Waterbus gets major refurb at Mooney Boats Ltd.

We had the pleasure of welcoming the Donegal Bay Waterbus up at the yard for some extensive work, some of which includes the following:
  • Vessel slipped for washing , painting and fitting of new anodes
  • Removed engines for repair
  • Re-pipe Bilge System
  • Refitted and realigned engines
  • Removed life rafts...
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MFV John B repaired after fire damage.

  We had the MFV John B up at the yard to have some works done, some of which are as follows.
  • Fire damaged wheelhouse  completely stripped and refurbished
  • Built brand new skippers cabin to the rear of the wheelhouse
  • Major rewiring performed due to fire damage
  • Fitted additional net drum
  • Repaired existing...
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Celtic Voyager Gets New Engine

Marine Institutes vessel the RV Celtic Voyager was recently up at the yard for fitting of a new main engine. Mooney Boats Ltd began the project on the 10th July when the vessel was dry-docked on the Synchrolift. The port side of the vessel was cut and the auxiliary engines and...
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The Tor Mór Annual Survey at Mooney Boats Ltd.

We had another one of our builds return to the yard this week, the Tor Mór. The Tor Mór is a regular visitor to the yard for maintenance and is a fine example of how to look after a working boat. When it was all said and...
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MFV Stelimar Hull Repair

We had the MFV Stelimar up at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine dry dock to have some work done. The Stelimar is 19m vessel. Works undertaken on the Stelimar include:
  • Replaced deck coamings & hatches
  • Hull repair to bow, including steel frame replaced in places
  • Fitted new pipework for bilge system
  • Shot...
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MFV Catherine R Lengthened at Mooney Boats Ltd

  A huge gallery and videos showing the Catherine R lenghtened at Mooney Boats Ltd
  • Cut & Lengthened Vessel by 3.68m
  • Cut & Raise Gantry by 0.5m
  • Sandblasted & Metalised hull
  • Painting vessel completely
  • Removed Power block crane reconditioned and refitted
  • Re-piped hydraulic crane controls in stainless steel pipe
  • Enlarged & refitted galley
  • Fitted new...
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MFV Róisín Bairbre

The Róisín Bairbre was up at Mooney Boats Ltd for various works.
  • Vessel was dry-docked
  • Complete hull was Sandblasted
  • Above main deck on the transom and sides were & metalized
  • Modification were made to bilge keels
  • New anti pitching wings were fitted on Bulbous bow forward
  • Repairs were made to damaged hull plating below the waterline
  • Vessel was...
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Velvet Chord II Repaint & Refurb

We recently had the Velvet Chord II up for some extensive refurbishments and a brand new paint scheme. Works carried out are as follows:
  • Piped all diesel vents to join the tanks
  • Fitted new nozzle
  • Fabricated and fitted new limpets
  • Fitted Baffle in daily service tank
  • Fitted and piped pump in...
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MFV Northern Celt

The MFV Northern Celt was recently dry-docked at Mooney Boats Ltd boatyard on the 10 December 2013 and was put back in the water on Saturday 21st December 2013. Weather was not an issue with the closed bay repair facility. Jobs included:
  • Washing & Painting vessel completely
  • New anodes fitted
  • Rudder and steering removed and over...
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Ceol Na Farraige

Jobs undertaken on the Ceol Na Farraige:
  • Vessel washed and painted externally
  • Welding completed on vessel
  • Shafts inspected
  • Hull inspected
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