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We're Hiring for a Junior Sales Position

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Classic Boat Supplies is looking for a full-time junior sales assistant with basic knowledge of (or a strong interest in) boats.

This varied role will involve a combination of liaising with customers and suppliers on the phone, packing orders and web site work.  All training will be provided.

Classic Boat Supplies is a family business offering a flexible and casual work environment located in Belrose, Sydney. Please phone Mike on 0412 178 861 if interested.

Cape Horn in a John Welsford-designed SCAMP

Veteran adventure sailor and Classic Boat Supplies customer Howard Rice (Michigan, USA), along with the team at Below 40 South, are embarking on a film-making project to record Howard's rounding of Cape Horn in a modified John Welsford-designed SCAMP. The SCAMP is an 11' 11" micro-cruiser originally designed by Welsford and developed by the Small Craft [...]

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Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania - Book Two

Now available - just in time for Father's Day!  Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania Book 2 is a wonderful collection of tall tales and striking portrait and seascape photographs from deep in the southern ocean, where the Roaring Forties batter Australia’s smallest state – Tasmania.Inside you will meet tough salt encrusted sailors, fishermen and shipwrights, [...]

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Oakum for Traditional Caulking

Good quality oakum for the traditional caulking of seams is sometimes difficult to obtain in Australia.  Classic Boat Supplies has just taken delivery of a new shipment of genuine oakum produced in Scandanavia and steeped in Stockholm Tar. Used by many of our commercial customers, this Oakum is the real stuff! If you are re-caulking your timber [...]

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Rope for Traditional Boats, Landscaping and Craft

Last week we received a new shipment of rope from our manufacturer in Holland - Langman Ropes. This consignment was largely made up of natural hemp and Hempex. Also included was a new product: 3mm and 4mm  POSH. This is a soft natural-looking polyester 3-strand twisted rope that should prove popular with those needing small but very strong [...]

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Classic & Wooden Boat Festival - Sydney

In April 2016 Classic Boat Supplies was delighted to attend the Classic & Wooden Boat Festival at Darling Harbour. We had a range of our traditional boat wares on display and it is always great to connect with past and new customers alike.The festival was a wonderful combination of live demonstrations, music, displays and timber [...]

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Sydney Classic & Wooden Boat Festival 2016

Classic Boat Supplies is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the 2016 Classic & Wooden Boat Festival from 15–17 April.Celebrate Australia's heritage vessels and see over 100 classic and vintage boats on display around the Australian National Maritime Museum and Cockle Bay marina. Enjoy a jam-packed program of free entertainment including live music, [...]

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PT-305 Restoration Project Nearing Completion

In 2015 Classic Boat Supplies was proud to supply the  National WWII Museum in New Orleans with seven large bronze mushroom vents and two bronze shell vents for their restoration of a of WW2 torpedo attack boat - PT-305. PT boats were a fast timber boat used by the US Navy in World War 2 for attacking enemy shipping.  Capable [...]

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Owatrol Deks Olje Now Available

In 2015 Flood Australia, the Australian producers of Deks Ojle were bought out. Flood Australia had been manufacturing Deks Olje under licence for many years and the products have built a loyal following in this country. When the new overseas owners halted the production of Deks Olje locally, Australian stocks quickly ran out of this popular marine [...]

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Download the latest Davey & Co. Catalogue

The famous producer of traditional boat hardware and fittings,  Davey & Co, has recently released an updated catalogue of their wide product offering. This is the first update since 2012 and contains many new products such as  electric brass horns, stainless steel deck prisms and bronze good fortune stars. Davey & Co continues to offer products of consistently high quality and [...]

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