Find the part you need at Franklin Marine.

Franklin Marine stocks a wide range of quality marine parts to suit all your boating needs.Trailer boats, motor boats and yachts are all catered for.
One of the biggest selections of Stainless fittings in the State, Rope, Mooring equipment, Outboard fuel tanks and fittings, PFD jackets and yokes.
Wide range of kids life jackets in all sizes even for the four legged variety!Marine, deep cycle, sealed and vehicle batteries.Oars and paddles in all the sizes with Rowlocks too.Marine paint and antifoul in International, Jotan, and Hempel. A whole wall of marine electrical parts and cable! Flares and Safety equipment, rope and splicing, lots of knives for boating hunting and fishing.Radio aerials and bases.Stainless bolts and screws.Rigging wire and swaging service.Anodes for hull and shaft. Pumps and plumbing, hose for fuel, engine and water.And MUCH MORE.
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West System is the longest established epoxy resin system for boat building and is a favourite amongst professional boat builders and shipwrights. Shipwrights prefer WEST System because it is always consistent and the mix always cures correctly.

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Franklin Marine is passionate about safety. Our staff spend a lot of time researching, advising and selling the right equipment to keep you safe on the water. We keep our margins slim to keep you safe. For example, an Australian Made KTI EPIRB with GPS is only $290. Whether you are in Tasmania or interstate, […]

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There are times when you need to make you way down channels at night. Long offshore passages inevitably mean traveling at night. Certain extra precautions need to be taken into account when on the water in the dark. Some gear is essential, like navigation lights and a good compass with light to steer by. A […]

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Having an automatic bilge pump on your boat or tender is an easy way to keep water out – as long as it is installed correctly. Many people want to have an automatic pump but have trouble with the installation. If this sounds like you – you’re in luck! This article will run you through the […]

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With winter approaching fast, if you are not using your trailer boat, it’s a good time to fit a boat cover. Trailer boat covers protect your investment when the boat is parked. UV rays can degrade fibreglass, timber and Vinyl surfaces badly. Fitting a good cover prevents this and also keeps out things such as […]

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  Emergency Coastal Navigation With the coming of GPS (Global Positioning Satellites) navigation plotters and fancy ways to get home by pressing a button, simple piloting skills are unfortunately becoming lost. The old skills in navigation are now not common to many boating people under the age of fifty. Should the ‘magic box’ fail to […]

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We have noticed an increase in boat maintenance jobs since the Federal Election was called… Coincidence? Probably – but we prefer to say that people are choosing to refit their boats rather than watching the election! We agree – and think this is a better time than any to start preparing for your winter maintenance! Maintanence to […]

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An EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) or PLB (Personal Locating Beacon) has one purpose – to save your life in an emergency – and to get you back home to your family by sending your geo-location to the search and rescue teams at AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority). What’s the difference between an EPIRB and […]

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Life jackets are an essential piece of safety gear that are designed to keep you afloat should you (or your child) get knocked overboard. Adult lifejackets are rated in floatation units called Newtons (N) – with 150N being the mandated floatation for an adult lifejacket intended for use in coastal waters. Children’s lifejackets are rated […]

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One of the ways to make your boating more enjoyable is to have your galley set up properly. Experience has shown that the following should be borne in mind: Make sure you have a good deep sink, preferably a deep double. Have good water faucets or taps. Hand or foot pumps are simple and reliable, […]

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