Boat Mate First State are at your service
Pre-purchase, finance & insurance inspections, certifying, surveys and more
At Boat State and First Mate (BSFM) we have forged strong working relationships with some of the world’s best in marine technologies
Some of the local businesses we work with include:

Australian Builders Plate Form

For hull-re rating, please download this form, complete as much information as you can and submit to:

Marine Surveys

For all Survey enquiries please complete this form and submit form to:

Boat Hauling

If you are looking to get your boat hauled out in Townsville then please contact one of the following two facilities or click on their links below:

Rosshaven Marine

Based at South Townsville, Rosshaven Marine operate two travel lifts and can lift out vessels up to 180 tonnes. They also offer hard stands for any period of time and a large chandlery store for all your needs. Visit their website:

Townsville Slipways

Located in Palmer St Townsville, and offer haul out and hard stand facilities. They have qualified tradesman to carry out all your maintenance needs. Yachts for Sale @ Townsville Slipways Boat Brokerage. Visit their website:

JP Mechanical and Marine

If you are looking for a mechanical inspection report then JP Mechanical and Marine are highly recommended throughout Townsville. Visit their website:

Training & Personnel Australia

TPA offer a variety of courses in the construction, mining and marine industries. Check out their website for further information. Visit their website:

Audacity Charters

Audacity Charters offer fishing charters in Townsville, Camp Is and CQ. The crew have a great reputations and are very passionate and strive to provide the best fishing experience each time. Check out their website for more information. Visit their website:

BoatSmart HQ

BoatSmart HQ is a unique vessel management system that ensures your vessel is safe, seaworthy and ready to go. This allows the boat owner to spend more time enjoying and relaxing on their boat without the stress of maintaining etc. Please visit their website for more information.

NQ Shade Sails

Now you can protect your home and your boat thanks to NQ Shade Sails. NQ Shades provide high quality shade sails throughout Townsville. Each sail is customised to suit each locations and the customer needs. If you are looking for someone to provide cover for your trailer boat or vessel hit the team up and let them know what you want. Visit their website:

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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