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Boatyard and Pricelist

The Wooden Boat Shop (WBS) offer secure and convenient out of water shelter for recreational craft.  During the winter and spring the WBS boatyard is near capacity, Couta boats and launches get their annual maintenance before returning to the water for the warmer months.

The full working boatyard includes two travel lifts and three large, adjustable, tri-axel road trailers specifically designed for the haul out and launch Couta boats along with other traditional wooden boats.

“The WBS boatyard offer a full service experience, boats are hauled out, maintained, safely stored and launched upon the owners request.”

  • Haul out and return to water
  • Storage
  • Work on your own vessel
  • Fully stocked chandlery for materials and equipment
  • Access to WBS full range of services
  • Boat stands, shoring up equipment and yard trolleys supplied
  • Undercover areas for major works

WBS SORRENTO Boatyard Pricing Guide - Current As At 1st May 2017

Slipping: Includes haul out at Sorrento launching ramp, transport to WBS & set down on hard stand.     20ft and under $250.00
24ft and under $275.00
26ft and under $300.00
32ft and under on large triaxle trailer $425.00
Over 32ft by private treaty  
Vessel Transport Transportation of vessels P.O.A
WBS Travel Lift Lift to / from Transport (Allowance for 1 hr loading/unloading) $275.00
Yardage      20ft $40.00 per week
24ft and under $50.00 per week
26ft and under $60.00 per week
32ft and under $70.00 per week
VSR Rib on Trailer $45.00 per week
Over 32ft by private treaty  
Bottom Clean  High pressure wash down $3.50 per foot
Additional high pressure cleaning work. $55.00 per 1/2 hour
Boat Building / Repairs  Insurance work, restorations, repairs undertaken by trained WBS trade professional shipwrights. $100.00 per hour
Diesel Engine Work Service work, repowers, general diesel maintenance undertaken by Yanmar trained and authorised diesel mechanics. $120.00 per hour
Engineering Workshop Fuel & Water tanks made to the Australian standard. Bow Rails. Stainless Steel & Aluminium welding. Propeller shaft manufacture, general sheet metal & turning jobs. P.O.A
Painting Airless spray painting for antifouling. $120.00 per hour
  Brush painting, boats in the yard. $85.00 per hour
Centreplate / Case Maintenance for 26ft Couta Boats    Plate removal $125.00
Inspection for worm infestation, tarring x2 coats (the only sure fire way for keeping the worms out), sand smooth plate, rust convert if required, paint with 2pk anti-corrosive underwater metal primer. $600.00
Plate re-installation $175.00
Smaller plates reflect a discount of up to 25%  
Insurance Surveys Insurance or pre purchase inspection. Base price for vessels in WBS yard $250.00
Signwriting Price determined according to requirements.  
Ad "For Sale" boat on WBS website Listing for 3 months, includes add & photo gallery upload $300.00
All prices are ex GST.    
Prices subject to change without notice.  
Payment: Balance of all invoices payable prior to launching unless arranged by private treaty.