Began building 1st wooden boats.
The 1st 16 foot wooden boat was completed.
1980 - 1981
Appointed agents for Plymouth Pilots, 16-18 and Saltram 24, and Supadorys.
Began building our own brand of fishing boats, the Rathlin fisher 15' (later to be known as the Redbay Fastfisher 157).
Began building Ranger speed boats 13'6" and 16'6", later to become Redbay Ski-sport 136 and Ski-sport 166.
Developed Rathlin Fisher - with cabin and steering console.
1985 - 1986
Extended premises. Began building Fastfisher 21.
1987 - 1988
Developed Fastfisher 21 with two cabin sizes.
Built three open Fastfisher 21 passenger boats for Argyll & Bute Council.
Began building Fastfisher 166.
Moved to existing premises - opened new shop.
Developed Fastfisher 166 and 19.
Began building 1st Stormforce 6.1 and 5.1, both based on our speedboat hulls.
Raced the Stormforce 6.1 powered by 2 x 65hp Suzuki in the Round Scotland races, winning three of the five offshore legs and finishing 2nd in class. The crew were, Tom McLaughlin, Peter McLaughlin, Gerard O'Neill, and James Farrell. Race No. 63.
Peter and Bundoran Lifeboat crew set a speed record on the River Shannon with our race boat - Time: 4 hours 01 min 33 sec.
Began developing the Stormforce range - the 1st 6.5 launched.
Began dealing with Yamaha sterndrives. Launched first 7.4 Yamaha powered RIB.
Built Stormforce 9.1 for the Gibraltar Customs.
Launched our own canopy 11m demonstrator powered by twin Yamaha ME420's - top speed of 42 knots.
Developed the new 8.4 Expedition.
Built the first fully decked 11m.
Built new 10.5m fast patrol boat powered by 2 x 300hp Suzuki's and with a top speed of 54.7 knots.