Nautical Supplies Cairns location now open

Nautical Supplies are excited to invite the Cairns boating public and the region's trade professionals to their new Portsmith showroom. Located on Liberty Street, Nautical Supplies offer a broad range of quality equipment across marine electronics, electrical, plumbing, sail hardware, watermakers, deck and hull equipment, marine sealants and more.

Their range caters to leisure and commercial marine customers. The range includes NSCV and SOLAS approved, or commercially certified product for offshore and commercial applications.

Nautical Supplies began as a family run chandlery in Darwin in 1978, and has grown to become a dynamic supplier of a range of top quality equipment, including expertise in the service of marine electronics, safety and electrical equipment.

The new Cairns branch will offer service of life rafts and life jackets, with a view to expand their service capability. Nautical Supplies are a member of the AMI Group of companies, joining the group in 2015.

Stocked brands include Plastimo, Arimar, ACR, SOS Marine, Life Cell, Pains Wessex, JRC, SIMRAD, Veratron, Ronstan, Wichard, Raymarine, ICOM, Sleipner, Zipwake, Cobham, Johnson Pumps, Jabsco and Marco amongst others.

For more information, visit us at 12-16 Liberty Street, Portsmith, call 07 4050 0090, or email us at

About Nautical Supplies

Located on the waterfront close to Darwin’s CBD, Nautical Supplies began as a family run business in 1978, and quickly became a familiar presence within the Darwin boating and commercial marine community. In 2015, as part of the continued growth of the business, Nautical joined the AMI Group in a strategic partnership that has added additional services, agencies and capabilities.

Nautical Supplies provide a range of marine electronics, desalination solutions, liferafts and lifejackets to Northern Australia's commercial marine professionals, private leisure marine, industrial and Naval defence sectors. A wealth of knowledge and accumulated skills in supply and service of this equipment enables them to provide accurate and timely support for their customers.

In addition to an extensive showroom and safety offering, Nautical provide specialist services such as swaging and splicing, sail making and repair, via their on site sail loft. The business supports the local Darwin sailing community and are themselves avid boaters, sailors and fishermen.

Nautical's products are sourced from reputable leading international suppliers, and an established freight service network ensures fast and efficient deliveries across Australia.

About the AMI Group

From a single office operating in Fremantle, Western Australia in 1986, the AMI Group has grown to encompass a network of branches and over a dozen companies across Australasia.

A long standing solutions partner to Naval defence Primes, AMI offer AIC across a range of proprietary products including componentry, energy management equipment, communications, safety and navigation.

As specialist Sales & Service Agents to defence, leisure and commercial markets, the Group’s technical expertise extends across electrical, electro-mechanical, high seas, communications, compass calibration, safety and specialist survey, with certification across most major maritime societies.

As a Wholesale Distributor, AMI aim to be a trusted partner for Shipwrights, Chandleries, Builder OEMs, Yards, and Vessel Operators, so their customers benefit from equipment that is innovative, reputable and reliable.

As the Group has grown, strategic partnerships have led to specialist services, manufacturing capabilities, and expansion into new areas such as satellite communications and energy management. Our companies now supply maritime, industrial, defence (both Naval and Land Forces), mining, resources and recreational vehicle sectors.

Visit our websites to learn more about products our companies manufacture, suppliers we represent, or services on offer.