Boat Transport
Sydney New South Wales

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It doesn’t matter what type of boat you need transported in Sydney, we have the equipment and experience to move any type of marine vessel including; leisure, fishing, bowriders, centre console, cuddy cabin, flybridge cruiser, sports cruiser, walk-around, centre cabins or even side consoles.

what locations does our SYDNEY boat transport service cover?

We cover all areas in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria with local boat transport in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & the Gold Coast as well as interstate options.


Pick ups & drop offs
  • From crane to trailer
  • Any boat marina
  • Marina storage areas


Float your boat on
  • Save on marina fees
  • Easy pick up or drop off
  • Lots of locations


New or used boats
  • Buy new or used
  • Local or interstate
  • Move fishing spots


Buy a boat online
  • 15 to 30 foot boats
  • Moved by road
  • Dealers or Auctions


Door to door TRANSPORT

We can transport your boat practically anywhere in Sydney. This includes relocating it from a house, a marina or even to a boat ramp making it easy to get your boat to another location quickly so it is ready to use.


We can give you a free boat transportation quote in minutes once we have a few details to work out what boat it is and where it has to go.


We have our own custom made trailers plus towing balls with pintle hook & gooseneck hitches that can suit a wide range of trailers to be adaptable for all relocation needs.


We are a boat transport company that has been moving large boats in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & the Gold Coast for many years. We have road going heavy duty transport & towing vehicles.


Our transportation is fully insured so your boat is covered while we are moving it. Our expert team have been doing heavy freight for years.


Our towing vehicle has the latest suspension to handle heavy loads and safely relocate large boats long distances. This makes it easy to get your boat taken to any location you need.

Interstate boat transport specialists

Slip Away can transport your boat from Sydney to Melbourne or Brisbane and has been providing interstate boat transportation services for many years in Australia for private or commercial marine vessels. Slip Away is a Sydney boat transportation company that can move large boats up to 33 feet by road on the east coast of Australia between New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. We don’t operate via depots, 3rd party storage areas or marinas, we come to you with our door to door service wherever the boat is located either at a marina, boat dealership or pickups from a boat ramp. We help you save money with low cost Sydney boat transport for all types of marine vessels or watercraft. It means we can keep provide cheap boat shipping costs with a personal service.


Professional boat transport by road

Our fleet of specialised haulage equipment has been developed and designed to make transporting your boat in Sydney or interstate quick, safe and efficient. We can accomodate any situation when it comes to transportation, haulage, moving or relocating. It is cheaper and more cost effective to have your boat transported by Slip Away compared to hauling it by boat trailer or driving it over water. You can save on engine hours, fuel, time and avoid issues with things like weather or tides


Large boat transport from 15 to 33 foot

We can transport large boats or yachts of all types, shapes and sizes and are fully insured. The Slip Away team is dedicated and professional, specialising in transportation for all types of marine equipment safely and quickly between Sydney, Newcastle, Bateman’s Bay or even Melbourne and Brisbane. Call, sms or email us for a free quotation for your marine transport needs.


What brands of boat can we transport?

We can transport any brand of boat so for example a Sea Ray Sundancer 310 can be moved from Sanctuary Cove on the Gold Coast to Newport in Sydney with our fleet of specialised haulage vehicles that can tow large boats. We can pick up a large cruiser boat from a boat dealer or a marina and deliver it in another state, anywhere you like.


Where can we transport boats in Sydney?

Sydney is Australia’s largest city with some of the best waterways for boat owners. There are so many choices the main harbour, Georges River, Wisemans Ferry or if you head a little further out, Nelson Bay, Batemans Bay or even Jervis Bay. We have picked up boats in Sydney from places like;

  • White Bay 6 Marina
  • Newport Marine
  • Rose Bay boat ramp
and many other locations. Our service is literally ‘door to door’ meaning we come to you and transport your boat in Sydney to wherever you need.

Boat transport for marinas near Sydney

There are over 300 marinas in Australia that cater for everything from small fleets of local boats to the ever-growing number of international super yachts coming from overseas each year. We can pick you boat up from any marina in or near Sydney and then transport it anywhere by road. Generally speaking, marinas are divided into three broad groups;

  1. Commercial
  2. Residential
  3. Club

Typically they provide more than just a basic boat storage service with many offering a wide range of choices to get more enjoyment from your boat ownership. We can move your boat to any marina on the east coast of Australia from Brisbane to Sydney. There are lots of choices and the eastern seaboard has Australia’s most popular cruising areas so some locations can get very crowded as they offer better facilities than others. Slip Away Boat Transport can pick your boat up from a boat ramp that can make things much easier sometimes. It is always important to do some research first and look at the distances between marinas, how busy they are and if you can book a berth ahead of time. You have to ensure you don’t run out of water or fuel at a remote location in between. Although transporting your boat part of the way by road can solve this too. A few of our favourite marinas that we do can provide boat transport from;



This marina is located next to White Bay Cruise Ship Terminal in Balmain. They offer safe deep water access, easy road access, parking, and the full range of maintenance and service facilities for any boat type.



Sydney Boathouse offers a comprehensive range of services and amenities catering to the needs of the boating enthusiast or just the casual visitor. This includes dry boat storage, on-water marina berths, engine servicing, boat repairs, fuel sales, boat sales and car parking. Sydney Boathouse also offers a number of waterfront cafes, a general store, showrooms, offices, as well as a chandlery.




Boat transport Sydney to Melbourne

In pretty much all scenarios the cost to transport your boat by road between Sydney and Melbourne will be much less expensive compared to other forms of boat transportation in Sydney. You can easily compare the costs of boat shipping or even water delivery. You have to consider things such as;

  • The cost of boat fuel.
  • Wear and tear if travelling on the open ocean.
  • The amount of unnecessary engine hours.
  • The cost of a skipper or crew to manage the boat.
  • What happens if there is a break down while it is on the ocean.
  • How to manage bad weather or changing sea swells.

Transporting a boat by road in Sydney is now an accepted and very common way for owners to move their vessel where they need it. Slip Away’s has a fleet of transportation vehicles and trailers that have been specifically designed for the purpose of moving heavy loads, we often travel to the Gold Coast, Port Douglas, Cairns, Airlie Beach, Fraser Island and even Yeppoon.

Slip Away has received some great reviews over the years from clients who have been extremely happy with our transportation services.

Slip Away has been providing large boat transport in Sydney and New South Wales for many years. You might want to relocate your boat from one marina to another or take it with you when you move house. 

Sometimes people need to relocate their boat when they are buying or selling, we can help you quickly relocate it to finalise the transaction. This can even include having the boat lifted onto our trailer with a crane or floating it on at a boat ramp.


A photo gallery from hundreds of jobs big and small. We can transport your boat 7 days a week with our haulage, moving or relocation services.


We can transport large boats in Sydney within these dimensions;

  • 10 to 33 feet long
  • 1 to 10 tonnes
  • Up to 5 metres high
  • Up to 3.5 metres wide

Although everything will depend on the combined weight and size of your boat together with the trailer we need to use. So it is best to contact us to get a cost estimate and give us a few more details about the boat you are trying to relocate. We are professional boat transportation experts who have moved thousands of boats in Sydney on the busy roads around the city and suburbs.

The most popular boat transport destinations in Sydney include;

  • Yowie Bay Boat Ramp
  • Rose Bay Sydney
  • Newport, Sydney
  • Nelson Bay on the North Coast
  • Batemans Bay
  • Jervis Bay

Slip Away can transport your boat to and from Sydney and other major cities in Queensland like Cairns, Port Douglas, Airlie Beach or the Gold Coast. Slip Away is an interstate boat transportation specialist that is based in Australia doing boat haulage by road for many years. The cost to have your boat transported in Sydney will depend on a number of factors such as;

  • The distance we need to travel.
  • The size of the trailer and truck needed to safely transport your boat.
  • The type of pick or collection site it is e.g Marina, House or Boat Ramp.
  • How fast you need your boat transported.
  • The size of your boat, we can transport boats up to 33 feet in size.
  • The type of boat it is.

To get a cost to get interstate boat transport just use the button below to get a free quotation. Once we have all the details we can provide you with some cost options for transporting your boat from one state to another. Typically the drive from Brisbane to Sydney is about 1,000 kilometres and can take between 10 and 20 hours excluding rest stops or depending on how heavy the overall load is. 

Most trips are done on the A1 Pacific Highway and this road follows the line of the coast while being the main method used by most road transportation companies. It does pass many of Australia’s top tourist attractions such as the Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Surfer’s Paradise, Harwood Island, Coffs Harbour, Bongil Bongil National Park, Myall Lakes, Port Stephens and Newcastle. So it means we will sometimes break up our boat haulage trip to pick up or drop off other boats along the way. If needed we can also take the New England Highway depending on the exact departure and arrival destinations.

The first option to move your boat in Sydney could be to sail or drive it. This might be a nice, relaxing way to move your boat.
You can move your boat without a trailer by using a boat transportation specialist in Sydney. Slip Away Boat Transport can pick your boat up from a boat ramp or a marina to move it to Sydney by road.
This is usually the easiest and fastest way to get it done.
Yes it is very easy to buy a boat from a dealership or private seller in Brisbane or Melbourne then transport it to Sydney. We can put it on our boat trailers and move it by road to a local marina in Sydney or even a boat surveyor for you.
Yes Slip Away provides interstate boat transport from Sydney to Melbourne. We have long distance boat transport equipment that can haul your boat using all the major roads between Sydney & Melbourne.