Quintrex's History

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Why Choose Quintrex Boats

WHY CHOOSE QUINTREX

Established in 1945 Quintrex has long been an Australian boating favourite. Producing over 80 models, Quintrex is synonymous with quality – and with such an extensive range there’s a boat to suit every boatie.

As Australia’s largest and leading manufacturer of aluminium boats, Quintrex remains at the forefront of aluminium boat design. Our continuous research and development program led to the implementation of stretch-forming technology to first create the award winning Millennium Hull and Flared Bow and now the Millennium Blade Hull. The success of Quintrex’s innovative designs has awarded the brand ‘Aluminium Boat of the Year’ over ten times.


Quintrex boats hold their value

ONLY THE BEST HOLD THEIR VALUE

Quintrex boats have a reputation for value; new or second hand. Their resale value is one of the best on the market – that’s if you’re lucky to get your hands on a second hand model!

When you purchase a Quintrex you’re investing in endless days of fun on the water and a highly sought after boat brand that holds it’s value for many years.

Quintrex’s state of the art factory is an 18,000m2 purpose built facility in the Gold Coast Marine Precinct, producing up to 30 boats per day and 12,000 boats per year. We export extensively to over 15 countries incorporating the South Pacific, Asia, Europe and the Indian Ocean.

A HISTORY OF INNOVATION

quintrex boat historic photo « Early Quintrex prototype showcasing the soon-to-be legendary stability. Six passengers and a dog ride in stable comfort.
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« The flared Bow was first released in 1968 and has become a permanent fixture on most Quintrex models. The stretch forming technology used to create this marvel is just as revolutionary today as it was then. The design fundamentals used to create the flared Bow paved the way for the development of the Millennium Hull and now the Millennium Blade Hull.
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Photos courtesy of Graeme Quantrill (grandson of Terry Quantrill, founder of Quintrex) and Hunts Marine.

A Hull for Every Water - Quintrex Patented Technology
Apex Hull

Great things take time

After years of research, Quintrex has released the Apex Hull design set to revolutionize the boating industry. From humble beginnings in 1945 Quintrex has remained the leader in aluminium boat research and development for over 70 years. True to its name, the Apex Hull offers the pinnacle of boating with years of research and development leading to superior performance on the water – You have never seen a boat quite like this before!

Boat, Motor and Trailer Packages Make Boating Easy

Buying a boat can be a daunting task if you’re new to the industry. Along with choosing the right boat for your interests (be it fishing, cruising, water sports or just spending time with the family) you’re probably wondering how to choose the right motor to fit your boat.

28 Aug 2020
Family Holiday In Australia with a Quintrex

With the current unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, holidays have taken a back bench for a lot of families. International travel may be impacted for some period of time and there’s a level of uncertainty on when travel is fully opened back up. Thousands of families across Australia have had to cancel travel plans during this time with no date in the future on when they can travel again. Let’s put a thought in your head that may not have cropped up before – why not buy an aluminium motor boat? For the cost of a family overseas holiday you can purchase your own boat to adventure out in every weekend – that’s a whole lot more memories than one holiday can bring! Put the passports back in your drawer, unpack the 2 weeks’ worth of clothes and enjoy your boat in your own time.

16 Jul 2020
TOP 5 BENEFITS OF ALUMINIUM BOATS OVER FIBREGLASS

In today’s boating world, there are many factors to consider when buying a boat and seemingly endless options to support them. One of the age old comparisons was that of aluminium vs fibreglass and the benefits each had over the other. It’s no secret that for a long time fibreglass held the mid-large boat market but advancements in technology in the aluminium boat space have changed everything. So, without further ado, here’s our top five reasons why aluminium boats have now got the edge over fibreglass.

18 May 2020
QUINTREX’S BIGGEST FAN GOES TO KINDY BOOK WEEK

Meet Hugh, he is Quintrex’s biggest fan and is only 3 years old. Born with a passion for boats and trailers, Hugh proudly dressed up for kindy book week as a Quintrex 420 Explorer Trophy, his favourite boat from the Quintrex Brochure.

05 Dec 2018