A friendly hello to all fellow Trans-Ocean members, especially those who are yacht bound for the tropical waters off Cairns, Australia.

Please do not hesitate to contact me via any of the following means if you need any assistance when coming to Cairns, we will be only too pleased to help you.

I can be contacted via the following:

Mobile: +61 408 738 739
Landline: 07 40417831 (international +61 7 4041 7831)
Email: fritzherscheid@gmail.com

The Beautiful Port of Cairns

You are about to enter Cairns, Australia’s’ gateway to the tropical north and the incredible World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest – two of the world’s great natural treasures.

Cairns is a vibrant cosmopolitan city with an easy going tropical lifestyle and all the amenities you expect of a modern city. The region is everything you’ve ever dreamed about, the Great Barrier Reef, ancient tropical rainforests, idyllic islands, immaculate and secluded beaches, spectacular diving, the world’s best game fishing and world class holiday retreats.

For visiting small yachts the Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron is the perfect place to carry out maintenance and repairs. It has a 40 ton travel lift, and hard-stand area. The club also has a modern clubhouse with bar,restaurant and function facilities. There are several well stocked chandleries in the town where you can get just about everything a sailor needs to get your boat ship-shape. Cairns also has; shipwrights, sail makers, painters, and engineers, electronic specialists, marine surveyors, etc.

For larger yachts and Super yachts there is NQEA and Norship Marine who specialise in this area. For this specialised area, you can also visit superyachtgroup.com