Remove the Risk of Fire on Board Your Boat With Our Professional Marine Gas Fitting Service

Marine Gas Plumbing is specialist Gas Fitting undertaken by Whywait Plumbing. With our office and workshop in Waterway Drive in the heart of the Coomera Marine Precinct, we can provide expert service to the Gold Coast marine industry almost instantly.

Whywait Plumbing has been specialists in marine gas fitting as your local and professional Gold Coast licensed gas fitter for 40 years. We are acutely aware boat owners their family and friends rely on our professionalism and competence of our fully licensed gas fitters to ensure safety at sea.

Your Safety Comes First

The gas fitters at Whywait Plumbing take their responsibilities and your safety seriously. We ensure gas safety requirements are strictly adhered to, and gas bottles, regulators, appliances, piping and valves are installed and serviced correctly.

At all times boat owners can rely on the gas fitters from Whywait Plumbing to take pride in their work and to do it right the first time. Our gas fitters do not take shortcuts and take the time to ensure the safety of everyone on board your boat now and into the future.

The consequences of substandard and defective LPG gas installation and the servicing of gas appliances such as stoves, cooktops and barbeque grills can be catastrophic on a boat.

Marine Gas Fitting Compliance

All gas fitting on a boat in Australia must comply with AS/NZS 5601.2:2013. This standard applies whether the boat was built in Australia or overseas and goes for any seagoing or inland watercraft including, but not limited to, a motorboat, yacht, cabin cruiser, launch, runabout, trailer-sailer, house-boat, motor-sailer or workboat.

All boat owners are required to be aware of the informative consumer instructions of AS/NZS 5601.2:2013 that apply to operating LPG systems on a boat. If you need a copy of AS 5601.2-2013 Appendix G, “Consumer Instructions for Boats”, please contact us.

Boat LPG Cylinders

LP gas cylinders on a boat including the cylinder valves shall be suitable for their purpose and for the environment in which they are used and shall comply with AS 2030.1.

In-situ fill cylinders shall not be installed in a boat unless it can be demonstrated that by its design or location LP gas vapour cannot enter or accumulate in or on the boat.

Whywait Plumbing is a licensed gas fitter holding gas licences issued by Petroleum and Gas Inspectorate of the Department of Natural Resources and Mines plus holds QBCC contractors licence 78167.

Marine Gas Service We Offer

Marine gas fitting services provided by Whywait Plumbing include:

  • New boat or boat refitting LP gas supply and installation of complete marine systems inclusive of all reticulation piping, hot water systems, gas bottles, gas regulators & valves, boat stovetops, cooktops, boat barbeque grills and boat pizza ovens.
  • Testing, certification, and issuing of a gas compliance certificate for any boat containing any gas fixtures or appliances. Issuing a gas certificate requires that we undertake an inspection inclusive of a leak test of your LP gas system and gas appliances for compliance with Australian gas safety standards and regulations as per AS/NZS 5601.2:2013. Any boat must have a current gas compliance certificate when transferring ownership with private sales requiring the gas compliance certificate to be issued three months before the transfer of ownership.
  • Gas safety inspection for peace of mind that your boat and your family are safe at sea with your boat in full compliance with AS/NZS 5601.2:2013 with a full safety audit and report undertaken.

Choose Experienced Marine Gas Fitters

Marine gas fitting requires experienced gas fitters with expertise and an understanding of the latest Australian standards and regulations.

For immediate help with marine gas fitting or any related problems, contact Whywait Plumbing today for service because we’re available 24/7 on (07) 5580 4311