Boat Mate First State are at your service
Pre-purchase, finance & insurance inspections, certifying, surveys and more
Services provided by Boat State and First Mate Townsville include:
Pre-purchase trailer boat inspection

Our Boat Reports detail:

  • Hull
  • Floor/Deck
  • Transom
  • Electronics/Corrosion Damage
  • Battery & tie down box
  • Fuel Tanks & Restraint
  • Fuel Lines & Filters
  • Engine Instruments/Dash Lighting
  • Navigation Lights
  • General Lighting
  • Wiring & Fuses
  • Windscreen/Wipers
  • Mooring Ropes/Lines/Cleats
  • Bilge Pump & Float-Switch Operations
  • Horns, Electronic/Radio
  • Sea Cocks & Valves
  • Doors & Latches

We strive to ensure your boat is in great condition and meet all boating requirements. We functionally test and check all your boat’s systems including its safety equipment, engine systems, her battery & electrical systems, hull & fittings condition and if applicable the trailer.

Our Motor Reports detail:

  • Engine Condition & Compression Test
  • Engine Serial Number
  • Drive Oil Remote Bottle Level
  • Engine Battery Cables, Switches & Terminals
  • Gearbox Operation
  • Engine, Gear Box & Power Trim Oil Condition
  • Engine Control Operation
  • Engine Electrical Harness, Charging System & Belts
  • Anode Condition
  • Starting Mechanism
  • Fuel Filters
  • Trim/Tilt Operation & Indication
  • Propellor Condition
  • Engine Mounting Bolts/Anchoring
  • Visual Inspection For Water Ingress
  • Engine Cooling System/Tell Tale
  • Air Filters & Frame Arresters

Our Trailer Reports detail:

  • Wheels & Wheel Bearings, Tyres
  • Winch, Cable & Hook
  • Coupling-Ball Weight
  • Lights
  • Boat Roller/Bunker Condition & Alignment
  • Safety Chain/Rated Shackles
  • Trailer General Condition
  • Trailer/Vessel Width
  • Brakes-Mechanical & Electric

Our Safety Reports detail:

  • Life Jackets
  • Anchor
  • Electric Winch Operation
  • Oars & Paddles, Bail
  • Flares In Date
  • Fire Extinguisher (Correct Size)
  • Distress Beacon

Boat Mate First State are at your service


What we do
We assist all trailer boat and moored boat owners or potential owners along with all finance and insurance companies, helping them to fully understand each moored or trailable vessel.
Who we are
Independent marine inspections greatly reduce the financial and safety risk to all boaters, insurance and finance companies providing unbiased information about the true condition of the vessel.
Detailed reports
Are designed to remove the guesswork associated with any moored or trailable boats when it comes to buying, selling, when financing or when you need insurance.
Townsville Yacht Club, Breakwater Marina, Townsville Slipways, Rosshaven Marine, Coral Sea Marina, Port of Airlie and all private marinas in Townsville, Airlie Beach and surrounding areas.
Contact us
We service Townsville, North Queensland

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