Wight Shipyard

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Wight Shipyard
ServicesShip builder

The Wight Shipyard is a shipbuilding company and shipyard based in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight in the UK, with their facilities occupying and including the historic Saunders-Roe flying boat hangar. The company was originally known as Shemara Refit LLP, and was formed to undertake the refit of the historic MY Shemara. They now specialise in the construction and refit of high speed craft and aluminium ships.[1]

Red Jet 6 under test at East Cowes

Ships built[edit]

Ships refitted[edit]


  1. ^ "Wight Shipyard Co". Wight Shipyard Co. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Meet Our Fleet" (PDF). Thames Clippers. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  3. ^ Clippers, MBNA Thames. "MBNA Thames Clippers names its biggest-ever vessel". www.thamesclippers.com. Retrieved 2019-01-31.
  4. ^ "Shemara Refit awarded major refit program by MBNA Thames Clippers". Thames Clippers. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Major refurbishment for Red Eagle". Wight Shipyard. Wight Shipyard. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Southampton Marine Services moves ahead on Red Eagle refit". MarineLog.com. Marine Log. Retrieved 15 July 2018.

Coordinates: 50°45′36″N 1°17′20″W / 50.7600°N 1.2889°W / 50.7600; -1.2889