Below are typical examples of the projects undertaken by RTM, but not limited to. Please don't hesitate to contact us for any inquiry you may have, big or small!



RTM was engaged to conduct a Pre Purchase aboard for our interstate client, once the vessel was purchased RM Interiors was engaged to carry out interior works including decorating, flooring throughout inc. carpets and vinyl flooring, bedding and final detailing.


Rod Twitchin Marine was engaged to supply the Safety Management System reflecting the commercial operations including assisting the crew with the Operational Monitoring conducted by Marine Safety Queensland.


Following our Pre Purchase inspection Rod Twitchin Marine has been engaged as Vessel Managers for our interstate clients including Crewing, Maintenance scheduling, Voyage Planning & Chartering operations offering a professional turn key service.

Our initial engagement has included her annual slipping for general maintenance, supply a new Safety Management System and full Vessel Operations Manual, installation of electronic engine controls complimented by a Wireless Docking Remote coupled with various other general works.


Rod Twitchin Marine was engaged to supply the Safety Management System reflecting the commercial operations including assisting the crew with the Operations Monitoring conducted by Marine Safety Queensland.


Rod Twitchin Marine recently traveled to Sydney when we were engaged by our clients to provide a Pre-Purchase Inspection and Report for this 60' Sunseeker Manhattan


Our interstate client engaged Rod Twitchin Marine to conduct a Pre-Purchase Inspection on his behalf when purchasing the 86' Luxury Motor Vessel 'Mystique'. The client wanted the same attention to detail and level of expertise during the extensive refit works and therefore utilized our Project Management & Consultancy services in early 2017.

We look forward to providing a tailored and complete Vessel Operations Manual upon completion of the works.


After providing a comprehensive Pre-Purchase Inspection and Report, Rod Twitchin Marine was engaged to produce a detailed full Vessel Operations Manual.

Additionally we are proud to be involved as Project Management & Consultants during the maintenance period and upgrades of the 50' Flybridge Cruiser 'Broken Promises' in early 2017.


In late 2016 Rod Twitchin Marine undertook a pre-purchase inspection on the Luxury Motor Catamaran 'Ultimate One'.

Our international client then engaged us to provide consultancy services as the vessel was submitted for commercial survey in Papua New Guinea as well as utilizing our project management expertise for refit works in early 2017.


Rod Twitchin Marine is proud to have been engaged to carry out an insurance valuation on this Horizon 100' vessel


We provided a pre-purchase inspection report on this Caribbean 32' vessel recently and Rod Twitchin Marine then assisted our overseas client through the purchasing process by liaising with the broker to co-ordinate repairs prior to settlement and export of the vessel.


Rod Twitchin Marine recently carried out an insurance condition survey on this Lagoon 570 sailing catamaran located on the Gold Coast


Rod Twitchin Marine have recently completed a major refit aboard this New Ocean 64' including but not limited to ~
- Repairs to the exterior fairing and full exterior painting
- Full interior refit
- Installation of TRAC "At rest ~ Underway" Stabilization
- Additional Genset
- Underwater lighting
- Satellite Television ~ Communications
- New navigation package
- Remote docking incorporating stern thruster installation
- New salon window arrangement modernising the vessels aesthetics
- Vessel badging and illuminated signage
- New bimini arrangement and soft furnishings inside and out
- New antifoul system
- Altering the hard fitout offering a gloss finish
- General engineering works
- Project Management and Consultancy
- Supply of a full Vessel Operations Manual


RTM recently traveled to Sydney to carry out a valuation on the stunningly refitted Seadeck 53m Passenger Vessel


RTM was contracted to carry out a condition report for the purchasers of this 16.5m Sailing Yacht


RTM was engaged to carry out a pre-purchase survey aboard this 55' Houseboat that presented like a show home.


RTM was engaged to conduct a Pre Purchase Inspection aboard this 30m Sunseeker in Sydney.


RTM has completed a new Safety Management System for this vessel and will be commencing with the full Vessel Operation Manual after Easter when she returns to the Gold Coast.


RTM conducted an "OFF HIRE" condition report on this Tug & Barge arrangement.


RTM conducted an Insurance Condition Report representing Club Marine for our client.


RTM conducted a Pre Purchase inspection for our interstate clients


Currently assisting with Project Management of an extensive refit including the replacement of all machinery, upgrading to a four fin "at rest" Naiad stabilizer system and install of a gyro stabilizer system, reconfiguring of the crew and guest accommodation areas, reconfiguring of the hull aft areas, construction and fabrication of a hydraulic swim platform to lift 2.5tonne, painting, upholstery, electrical, shipwright, and much more.

Supply of Safety Management System (SMS)


Currently upgrading the Operations Manuals in the vessels Safety Management System (SMS) to reflect the modifications within the extensive refit.

Mariner 39'

Recently conducted an inspection and provided an Insurance Condition Report for insurance renewal


Recently conducted a Pre-Purchase Condition Report for our client

Bali Hai

Constructed and supplied a Safety Management System (SMS)

MV Atlantic Princess

Recently managed annual works on the hardstand at the Gold Coast City Marina.

RTM currently conduct weekly vessel checks aboard which entails;
Flashing up of main engines and gensets
Operation of systems
Ensuring shore power is on and battery voltage is correct
Ensuring no water ingress to bilges
Inspection & tensioning of mooring lines as required
Managing of works conducted as required
Skippering services to and from the shipyard and for Chartering when required

MV Investigator

Currently consulting with the owner with future upgrades including Gyro stabilization, hydraulic swim platform, works to the superstructure and painting. Also working on a Vessel Operations Guide.

Annual maintenance program at shipyard and additional projects throughout the year. RTM delivers the vessel to and from the shipyard making for a pain free maintenance period for our client.

Riviera 430

Conducted a Pre-Purchase Inspection

Supply of a Vessel Operations Guide


Rod lived aboard this vessel for 8 years as Engineer/ Watch-keeper & relief Master and traveled most of the Australian waters along with the South Pacific including New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Louisiade Archipelago and the Solomon Islands.

105' Sunseeker

Rod held a live aboard position aboard this vessel as Master and Engineer. Typically cruising the Queensland coast between the Gold Coast and Lizard Island.

82' Sunseeker

Rod assisted with the commissioning of the vessel for the owner when new and managed the installation of extra systems including, Desalination, Satellite Television and Communications. Rod then prepared for sea, Skippered the vessel in a live aboard position and cruised extensively between Sydney and Port Douglas prior to Rod disembarking.

MV Lady Carmen

Annual survey inspection and maintenance works for Commercial Registration

MV Last Mango

Assisted the owner with vessel handling and basic seamanship tuition.

Pre-Purchase Inspection

Performed pre-purchase inspection for prospective buyer

SY Assfasciante

Pre Purchase Inspection and Report
Rectification of defect items
Main engine service
Replenish safety equipment
Prepare vessel for coastal voyage Gold Coast ~ Melbourne for client
Briefing aboard with owner and crew prior to departure
Shore support for vessel throughout voyage

SY Enya

An insurance condition report was conducted for our client.

Affinity Two

Conducted a valuation for insurance after an extensive refit was conducted.

Supplied a Vessel Operations Guide capturing all the new systems and componentry aboard.


Skippering tuition and general consultancy.

Supplied a Vessel Operations Guide