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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​If you have ever pulled a big anchor and chain by hand, you will certainly appreciate your anchor windlass or winch! An anchor windlass lives a tough life – up on the bow in the spray with steel chain and lots of DC current running through. It needs to be able to haul up the weight of the […]

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Rope has always been a passion here for us at Franklin Marine and we have long been working hard to satisfy our customer’s demand for a wide variety. Rope has proven to be very popular with our customers. In response, we have greatly expanded our rage to meet your needs. We sell Australian-made Double Braid […]

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Your boat isn’t going anywhere near the water without a trailer, and that’s why it is crucial to keep it maintained and in good nick.   The average trailer only lasts about five years according to industry figures. This is due to the fact they are regularly dunked into salt water where electrolysis/rust is an […]

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With the loss of daylight savings, it’s time to light up your life with LED. LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology has come a long way. There are many cheap, poor quality LED torches on the market. LED Lenser are the original and the best German designed torches. They feature German precision ground optical lenses that […]

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Choosing the right Marine Battery

by Ian Kuhl on November 11, 2012

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We usually only think about batteries when they fail to start the engine, but they also run all the other electrics aboard – radios, fish finders, stereo, cabin anchor and navigation lights. Different types of batteries There are marine batteries and automotive batteries.  Marine batteries have thicker lead plates and use paste or gel instead […]

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Having the right rope or lines aboard is an essential part of boating. For all the fancy gear you can have aboard a boat, without a simple rope to tie something down you can be in real trouble. Lines are used for docking, lashing down gear, anchoring, hauling cray pots, pulling up and controlling sails, […]

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This Headlight has 183 Lumens (enough to stop a possum in its tracks!) with range of 96 metres and a cost of $85.50 at Franklin Marine.   Adjustable beam flood or spot (handy for checking halyards aloft) it can also dim and light can be tilted down.   Always remember to dim and tilt down […]

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Boatswains Call or Whistle

by Ian Kuhl on July 22, 2011

in Chandlery

Boatswains Call or Whistle used to send commands aloft. They date back to ancient Greek times where a flute was used. The current design came into use in the Royal Navy after the Norman conquest. Available from Franklin Marine $29.70.

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Some of the weapons in a boatswains arsenal: Various Swedish fids for different size rope splicing A sailor’s palm for pushing large needles through multiple layers of heavy (usually wet) sailcloth An awl for all occasions, which speeds up the process A sharp French Opinel knife, this one with olive wood handle All available from […]

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