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WE TRANSPORT ANY TYPE OR BRAND OF YACHT 20 to 60 fOOT
It doesn’t matter what type of yacht you need transported, we have the heavy haulage equipment and experience to move any type of marine vessel. All types of yacht transport including; motor yachts, cabin cruisers, sports yachts, luxury yachts, flybridge cruisers and catamaran yachts.
We cover all areas in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria with interstate yacht transport and local services in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & the Gold Coast.
MARINA TRANSPORTPick ups & drop offs
- From crane to trailer
- Any yacht marina
- Marina storage areas
BOAT RAMP PICK UPFloat your boat on
- Save on marina fees
- Easy pick up or drop off
- Lots of locations
DEALER PICK UPSNew or used boats
- Buy new or used
- Local or interstate
- Move boat yards
BOAT AUCTIONSBuy a boat online
- 30 to 60 foot boats
- Moved by road
- Dealers or Auctions
PROFESSIONAL YACHT TRANSPORTATION SERVICE
Interstate yacht transport Melbourne Sydney Brisbane
We specialise in delivering any size yacht from 30 to 60 foot using our custom built boat hauling trailer and tow vehicles. Slip Away is an experienced interstate transportation service that has operated for many years in Australia to help private or commercial marine vessel owners safely transport their boats. We don’t operate via depots, 3rd party storage areas or marinas, we come to you wherever the boat is located; marina, boat dealer or even pick ups from a boat ramp.
Our boat trailer can carry or two all types of marine vessels or watercraft even if they have different shaped hulls, outboard motors or even twin hulls. It means we can keep provide low cost boat delivery costs with a personal, professional service.
That is why we have so many great boat transport company reviews.
Professional yacht haulage by road
Our fleet of specialised haulage trailer equipment & tow vehicles have been designed and developed over the years to make transporting your boat interstate quick, safe and efficient. We can accomodate any situation when it comes to transportation including pick ups, long distance haulage, moving or relocating your boat from a marina or boat ramp in Victoria to anywhere in New South Wales or Queensland. It is cheaper and more cost effective to have your boat transported by Slip Away compared to trying to hire a trailer or driving it by water. You can save on engine hours, fuel, time and avoid issues with weather, tides or even boat breakdowns.
Large yacht transport up to 60 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 heavy load marine equipment. We do this with our incredible safety standards & move quickly between Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or the Gold Coast. Call, SMS or email us for a free quotation for your large boat transport needs in Melbourne.
Why is yacht transport by road better?
In pretty much all scenarios the cost to relocate your boat by road will be much less expensive compared to other forms of boat transportation in Melbourne. 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 Melbourne 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 Hastings, Patterson River, Brimbank Park, Barwon Heads or Bostock Reservoir amongst other places.
Slip Away has been providing large yacht transport 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.
We can transport yachts that are within these dimensions;
- 10 to 60 feet long
- 1 to 27 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 yacht transportation quote so we can get a few more details about the boat you are trying to move
We transport yachts across New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland with options for local or interstate yacht transport available. Our vehicles and trailers are capable of transporting yachts short or long distances by road that are up to 60 foot long and 27 tonnes in weight.
Slip Away can give you a free yacht transportation quotation so you can calculate the cost to transport your new or used boat. A short distance transportation of a yacht might cost $1,000 and a long distance around $10,000 – it just depends on the scenario and what is involved.
Getting a quote from a transportation company means you can compare the cost to move your boat by road vs driving your boat by water. Slip Away is a transport company that can move your boat to and from Melbourne or other major cities like Sydney, Brisbane or the Gold Coast.
Slip Away is an interstate boat transportation company that is based in NSW and has been doing boat haulage by road for many years. The cost to have your boat transported in Melbourne 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 quote button 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 Melbourne to Sydney is about 1,000 kilometres and can take between 10 and 20 hours excluding rest stops or depending on how heavy the load is.
Most trips are done on the M31 National Highway and this road is a direct inland rout. We can also take the coastal route to stop at places like Lakes Entrance, Cape Conran, Mallacoota, Eden and other coastal locations.So it means we will sometimes break up our boat haulage trip to pick up or drop off other boats along the way.
- Motor yachts that are 20 to 50 foot in size and then there are
- Superyachts that are 70 foot or larger and then
- Megayachts that are 260 foot or longer.
- Motor Yacht: a yacht propelled via one or more motors
- Gulet Yacht: a hybrid yacht with both sails and motors
- Open Yacht, Cruiser, Cabin Cruiser, Express Cruiser: an otherwise uncategorised standard yacht for cruising and entertaining
- Luxury Yacht: a yacht that includes high-end finishes and features and the latest in modern performance technology. The term ‘luxury’ can precede any type of yacht, i.e. “luxury motor yacht”, “luxury sailing yacht”, etc.
- Sports Yacht: a yacht geared towards fishing, water sports, or cruising with a sleeker design and more powerful motor for faster cruising speeds. The term ‘sports’ can precede other types of yachts as well, i.e. “sports motor yacht”.
- Catamaran Yacht: a yacht with two hulls (pontoons) often made of fiberglass that can be used in shallow waters.
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