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North Sydney


The slipway at Noakes North Sydney is considered to be one of the best on Sydney Harbour for its accessibility, quality of operation and ease of working. Rosman Ferries’ Sydney Heritage Fleet vessels, trawlers and large luxury cruisers are regular users of the facility.

The slipway can lift vessels up to 35 metres (116ft) with a maximum beam of 9.2 metres (30ft) and a maximum displacement of 155 tonnes. Multihull vessels with a maximum beam of 11 metres (36ft) and up to 35 metres (116ft) in length can also be accommodated.

Hardstand and Travel Lift

All Noakes’ hardstands are fully compliant with EPA standards and the North Sydney yard is one of the largest and cleanest on Sydney Harbour.

Clients can request work be carried out either by Noakes’ own experienced and friendly staff, by their own sub-contractors or clients have the third option of do-it-yourself.

The service equipment and facilities include:

  • • 80 tonne travel lift with 7.2 metre (24ft) beam capacity
  • • mobile cranes with 18 tonne lifting capacity
  • • scissor lift
  • • scaffolding
  • • power and water
  • • hardstand
  • • deep water access


Services include:

  • • Water blasting
  • • Antifouling
  • • Topside polishing& detailing
  • • Professional painting and varnishing
  • • Expert shipwright services
  • • Riggers
  • • Gel coat repairs
  • • Osmosis repairs

For information and quotes call 02 9925 0306 or email


Like allNoakes’ locations, the North Sydney yard offers a full service using its professional and highly skilled staff as well as allowing owners to manage their own repairs and maintenance using outside contractors at no extra charge.

Noakes also offers owners the facilities to clean, repair and antifoul their own vessels using their own equipment including hose, ladder and power lead.