About Shipmate

Welcome to Shipmate Marine a unique resource for recreational boaters providing a quick and ready reference for boaters seeking information. Within these pages you’ll find:

  • Shipmate Marine Directory – A directory of marine trades and services, listed by category, providing a quick and ready reference for locating the many trades and services available to keep your pride and joy in tip-top condition. All of the categories can be filtered by individual State or region. Many of the listings within each category are linked to their own complete page of additional information with hyperlinks to their individual websites. As well as marine trades and services, you’ll also find categories for all those other things that you need to know when you’re boating. Details on emergency services, yacht clubs, marinas, marine organisations, weather and tides and more.Shipmate Marine Directory, is compiled from local knowledge, referrals from boat owners, marinas and service providers. No doubt we’ve overlooked some competent businesses, trades people and service providers and apologise for any omissions. If you’re a provider of services direct to boaters in Australia and feel you should be included (listings are free), please see the link at the bottom of the home page where you can submit your own listing.


  • Shipmate News – A marine news service keeping boaters (and the marine industry) informed about what’s happening in the marine world. This includes new boat releases, model updates, new products, advances in technology, details on boat shows and general marine industry news. Shipmate News is posted regularly to this site and twice monthly is collated and sent out to subscribers as an e-newsletter. A subscription form is available on the home page.


  • Shipmate TV – Brief videos (3-5 min) providing information on products, services, boat shows and the products and people behind the brands.


Created by boaters for boaters, Shipmate acts as a conduit between the marine industry and the recreational boating community. All of our services are provided free to boaters and we are funded by sponsorship and advertising. We sincerely thank those businesses and organisations that support us and ask that you give them your support as without them this resource would not be available.

If you’d like more details contact us on (03) 9399 9194 or email us at info@shipmate.com.au