Square Sail Ventures

Cornwall, United Kingdom
Shane McCarthy01726-7024107785-282860


Marine Film Services

Under new management since 2015 Square Sail Ventures continues to excel in providing marine services to the film industry. SSV is still based in Charlestown which has a proven history in the film business for providing its historic harbour as well as its beaches and tall ship vessels.

With new family owners in place at Charlestown, who are building on the years of experience with recent credits of Taboo, Frontier and Poldark. Square Sail Ventures is responding to the challenges of the industry and reaching out with offers of new services.

We are now proud to offer the additional services of :
marine prop hire
green screen with marine tank,
shore based fully rigged top mast
cabin interior
pontoon facilities,
inland lakes
base for prod units
affiliate links with local companies providing studio services, equipment hire and accommodation.

We invite all industry professionals to get in touch and recce our new services here at Charlestown harbour. We would love to work with you!

Category Listings

  • Locations
  • Marine Co-Ordination
  • Marine Hire
  • Props - Agricultural
  • Props - Marine & Navigation


  • 2016 - Frontier (tv drama)
  • 2016 - Taboo (tv drama)
  • 2016 - Poldark (tv drama)
  • 2016 - Outlander (tv drama)
  • 2015 - In The Heart Of The Sea (feature)
  • 2015 - The Nightmare World Of HG Wells (tv drama)
  • 2014 - Doctor Who (tv drama)
  • 2014 - Jamaica Inn (tv drama)
  • 2012 - Cloud Atlas (feature)
  • 2012 - Wrath Of The Titans (feature)
  • 2010 - Clash Of The Titans (feature)
  • 2006 - Apocalypto (feature)
  • 2002 - Shackleton (tv drama)

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