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Interstate marine transport

Large boat transporter by road from Sydney to Cairns


Interstate transport for large or oversize boats


Slip Away does interstate boat transport from Sydney to Cairns all year round for any type of large boat from 30 foot to 60 foot long. We picked up this newly built Naiad 11.3 centre console from Yamba Marina in Sydney NSW to take it up to Queensland. Yamba Welding and Engineering commenced fabrication on this Naiad rigid inflatable boat (RIB) to be used by the Cairns flotilla of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard. This marine vessel will operate primarily in the waters off Cairns from Batt Reef in the north to High Island in the south but needed to be delivered to its new home interstate.


Transporting a large 30 foot marine vessel by road from Sydney to Cairns


We drove down to Yamba Marina to pick the Naiad up. Our route had already been planned with this interstate boat transport trip taking us nearly 2,000kms by road from Sydney, New South Wales interstate up to Cairns in Queensland. 

We had the new 37 foot centre console loaded onto our boat haulage trailer & securely fastened before heading off for this long distance haulage run with our final stop The Big Boat Shed up in Cairns to deliver this boat to get it unloaded for use.

Large boat transport to Cairns in Queensland

The delivery destination was The Big Boat Shed in Cairns which is a multi-use facility for boat owners in the marine and construction industry. They specialise in the refit and repair of boats or heavy machinery, we can deal with anything from mechanical, engineering, fabrication, electrical, paint refinishing, detailing and fibreglass repairs. They have been operating in in Cairns for over 15 years & were contracted to do the final prep for the new Naiad before it gets put into the water for patrols.

They used their 35 tonne marine travel lift with fabric slings to lift the boat off our trailer so that it could be put onto its hard stand.  

This boat storage facility is just five minutes from Cairns Marina and is an example of the locations we can either pick up or deliver to with our prime mover and specially built trailer.

Find out the cost to transport a boat from Sydney to Cairns

Before you consider moving an oversized boat just send us an email to get a quote so we can give you an estimate for price comparison sake. You will be surprised how cost effective it can be. Having a big boat on a trailer isn’t for the faint hearted & that is just considering the time it spends on the road, what about getting it into the water? Our team can give you an instant quote via email or phone to get a boat transported from Sydney to Cairns by road.

Just give us a few details and we’ll work out a package price to tow your boat on a cradle and/or our trailer & take it where you need.