"Quality starts with your key partners, that’s why we partner with the global and market leaders, to accompany you on your boring journey in a new Whittley.”
Steven Whittley, Manging & Design Director, Whittley Marine
Only the very best components, accessories and materials are good enough to be selected for use after rigorous testing in any Whittley Marine built boat. This is because they all play a part in achieving Whittley’s legendary quality. World-leading marine companies who have formed partnerships with Whittley Marine include the below key suppliers;
Bennett Trim Tabs
The only trim tab designed to be recessed in under the hull of the SL range for optimum performance, Bennet Trim Tabs from the USA are fitted standard to all SL models. The company has been supplying trim tabs to Whittley Marine for over 40 years,
and is the world leader in trim tab innovation, quality and service.
C-Zone Digital Switching
Manufactured in New Zealand by BEP, the C-Zone digital switching & monitoring system forms part of the revolutionary Whittley Pulse System. Linking into a factory supplied Garmin Multi Function screen, the C-Zone product removes the need for traditional switching, and puts the switching of your boats functions onto the screen. As well as replacing complicated, cumbersome wiring to switch and fuse panels and replaces them with a state of the art, robust interface and light NMEA network cable. It also provides a sophisticated solution via the automation of complicated control and monitoring issues associated with today’s onboard systems. Continuing to be the pioneer in its field, a C Zone system ensures integration and simplicity, through the use of the latest technology developed by BEP.
With a strong New Zealand heritage, Fusion Entertainment products remain at the forefront for dedicate marine sound. Whittley was Fusion’s first OEM manufacturer to supply and fit the Fusion sound system standard in the CR range. Since then the partnership has continued to grow, as Fusion continues to release innovative new products, built for the harsh marine environment. Owned by Garmin, a Fusion system in your Whittley can connect seamlessly to your Garmin Multi-Function screen. A Fusion system is the only sound system recommended and supplied by Whittley.
Garmin Marine Electronics
A partnership formed from Whittley Marine’s relationship with Volvo Penta, Garmin Marine Electronics have grown to be the only brand of marine electronics supplied and fitted by Whittley Marine. A Garmin system offers more than just a Fish Finder or GPS, it offers complete integrations on 74 series models, through to your Volvo engine via the engine management system. Garmin also offers factory fitted and supplied, AutoPilot, Radar & VHF Radio options for your Whittley as well. Garmin is the number one brand in the world for navigation and this extends to the marine market.
Mackay Trailers are custom built to suit every model in the Whittley range. All Mackay Trailers come standard with Whittley Mudd Flaps and decals to ensure your boat, packages up perfectly to your trailer. The Whittley Family & R&D Team have worked closely with Mackay Trailers over many years to ensure that the launch and withdrawal of your boat from the trailer is as effortless as possible. As well as while towing, the trailer is set up correctly and suited to do the job. The best in its class, demand the best for your Whittley, demand a Mackay trailer.
Made in Melbourne, Savwinch is a family owned and operate winch winch manufacturer, recommended by some of Australia’s leading boating personality for a reason. Savwinch since its humble beginnings 10 years ago, has grown on the back of exceptional service and customer support to be the market leader. The Savwinch product, is custom designed to fit in all model Whittley boats, and designed to be user friendly and easily serviceable.
Volvo Penta Marine Accessories
Along with engines, Volvo Penta also manufacture a wide range of marine related accessories. Volvo Penta accessories include, steering systems, throttle cables, battery management system, bilge pumps, engine flushing systems as well as the revolutionary new Volvo Glass Cockpit System. As part of Volvo’s easier boating philosophy, many of these marine accessories are linked seamlessly into the installations of your engine into your new Whittley, and designed to make the boating experience as easy as possible. A Whittley fitted with Volvo Penta Accessories, assures quality that only the Volvo and Whittley name's can offer.
Volvo Penta Sterndrives
Volvo Penta are the worlds leading manufacturer of stern drive engines and drives. With a proud history aligned with the Whittley Company, since its beginnings in Australia. Volvo build smoother, more powerful, and more environmentally friendly propulsions systems. Standard on all EVC units, is trim auto assist, QL salt neutralizer and full electronic controls. Volvo also offer a superior performing range of props, which are sea trial tested by the factory, to ensure optimum performance. Volvo Penta are the Whittley Families stern drive of choice and the only brand of engine, supplied and fitted standard.Volvo Penta are the worlds leading manufacturer of stern drive engines and drives. With a proud history aligned with the Whittley Company, since its beginnings in Australia. Volvo build smoother, more powerful, and more environmentally friendly propulsions systems. Standard on all EVC-D units, is trim auto assist, QL salt neutralizer and full electronic controls. Volvo also offer a superior performing range of props, which are sea trial tested by the factory, to ensure optimum performance. Volvo Penta are the Whittley Families stern drive of choice, the only brand of engine, supplied and fitted.
Australia’s number 1 selling outboard brand, Yamaha continues to be the outboard of choice for Australian’s when they take to the water. Whittley Marine only factory fit and supply Yamaha Outboards, and for good reason. The Yamaha name stands for quality and reliability and is perfectly matched to Whittley’s range of CW outboard powered fishing and family boats, as well as the unique CR 2080 Ob model. From a F 70 on the back of a CW 1650 to a F 200 on the back of a CW 2150, a Yamaha powered Whittley should be your first choice.
Zip Wake Automatic Trim Tabs
Designed in conjunction with the Whittley CR range’s hull series, the innovative new Zip Wake Automatic Trim Tab System,
is standard on CR 2600 & CR 2800 boats, and enables you to set and forget about the trim of your boat. A Zip Wake blade tab,
promotes a more efficient lift, creates less drag and is 5 times faster than traditional tabs, and it's all automatic.
However and whatever Australian marine environment you boat in, when you boat in a Whittley built boat you can be assured that the very best of components, accessories and materials have been sourced from around the world. Longer lasting and designed for Australia’s tough marine environment.
QUALITY FROM STEM TO STERN