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Limerick exhibitor Bere Island Boat Yard Ltd is located on Bere Island, one mile off of Castletownbere on the South West coast of Ireland.

As such, the yard is ideally suited for both serving the large modern fishing fleet and servicing the commercial fleet i.e. tugs, barges, ferries, etc. The dry-dock itself is a fully enclosed 44 metres long, 15 metres wide facility that can accommodate vessels of up to 6 metres draught.

Their fully covered dry dock facility ensures they can offer a complete year-round dry-dock vessel repair and refurbishment service independent of weather conditions and allows them to maintain schedules.

Bere Island Boat Yard Ltd, is a distributor for International Paints. They have in-house paint tinting facilities that allow them to produce any colour required in both single and two component paints. Bere Island Boat Yard are also agents of Chugoku Paints who for many years have been market leaders in anti-fouling.

The company has a multi-talented staff of 20, who in association with local contractors can provide all required services including: · Power & Water blasting · Sand blasting and galvanizing · Removing and renewing Anodes · HDPE plastic welding and fitting  · Stainless steel, aluminum and regular steel welding · Hydraulic system repairs and replacements · Turning & fitting · Engine repairs and maintenance ·  Degafloor, Fiberglass, Marine Carpentry.