Q-West Boat Builders Ltd

2A Gilberd Street Whanganui

Opening hours


Products and Services


Steel, Alloy Steel, Alloys


Tube Boats, Tenders, Catamarans, Yachts, Work Boats, Cruisers, Ferries, Sport Boats, Houseboats


Jet Boats, Aluminium Trailers, Monohulls, Fishing Boats

Service Options


Markets Served

Commercial, Marine


Repairs, Maintenance, Development, Design, Consulting, Refitting

About Q-West Boat Builders Ltd

Q-West Boat Builders Ltd aspire to be New Zealand's pre-eminent boat builder, crafting all manner of pleasure craft, catamarans, fishing and charter craft, monohulls, ferries, high speed craft, and work boats to world-class standards.

ServicesQ-West has a proven record in steel and aluminium marine construction. We offer a quality driven service range which includes:

  • Design and development- Design co-ordination- Construction- Repairs and maintenance- Re-fit and fit-out- Shipwriting- Project Management- Technical and servicing backup- Marine Consulting

FacilitiesThe facilities at Q-West are purpose built for the construction of aluminium vessels. Over the years Q-West has developed and obtained specific fabrication equipment.

  • Three workshops capable of fabricating vessels of up to 40 metres- 200 tonne capacity slipway- Modern machine shop including brake press, pipe rolling equipment, guillotine, drills, lathes- MIG welding (including pulse technology), steel, stainless steel and aluminium alloys- TIG welding of stainless steel and aluminium alloys- 4 x 5 tonne overhead gantry- Test equipment for hydraulics, electronic, welding- T.Q.M. - Computer Aided Design capabilities- Established team of professional qualified boat builders and engineers.

You can view our current builds, and completed vessels by viewing our website.

What makes us different

Are you looking for a boat builder that can offer superior craftsmanship, a wealth of experience and a final product that is to a world-class standard? Look no further than Q-West Boat Builders. We strive to exceed our customers expectations at every turn, so to deal with the specialists, call our friendly, professional team today.


Export New Zealand
Export New Zealand
Marine Industry Association NZ
Marine Industry Association NZ

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Payment options

Direct Debit
Direct Credit (internet banking, phone banking)

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Parking options

Free Off-Street

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