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Marine Film Services

With over 30 years of involvement in Film and Television, Square Sail has an intimate knowledge of the industry’s unique requirements. We provide a comprehensive range of marine film services and facilities for the Film and Television industry for all types of marine filming. 

Our Services and Facilities include:-

  • The Tall Ship Phoenix

  • Ship Conversion

  • Marine Film Tank

  • Set Construction

  • Marine Co-ordination

  • Period Harbour location 

  • Green Screen

  • Ship Construction

  • Long boats

THE PHOENIX

Square Sail own and operate the magnificent square rigger Phoenix. For filmwork, the ship can be converted, adapted and re-rigged by our skilled shipwrights to replicate almost any period and ship that is needed.

MARINE FILM TANK

The lock-in facility of Charlestown Harbour controls the water levels for the Inner Basin, thus providing a unique marine film tank facility for exterior water filming day and night. 

PERIOD HARBOUR

With wide granite quays ideal for set builds, Charlestown's inner and outer harbours are perfect for filming loading & unloading scenes; arrivals & departures and dockside action

  SHIP CONSTRUCTION

If a conversion cannot achieve the desired result, we can build vessels to a production's specifications

 

 

 

SHIP CONVERSION

We are able to convert our own ship to any period or appearance as required, with skilled, experienced shipwrights to carry out the work.

 

 SET CONSTRUCTION

Square Sail is highly experienced in this field and can construct any type of set or structure required.

 MARINE CO-ORDINATION

Square Sail has gained a world-wide reputation for managing the total ‘Marine Film Services Package’.

GREEN SCREEN

Square Sail can provide Chroma key screen of any length and width for green screen backgrounds

LONGBOATS

Wooden long boats for rowing & beach landing scenes