Mansfield Marine, as it exists today is 16 years strong. Both of the managing partners Travis Mansfield and Coby Mansfield have been building and enjoying the boating lifestyle from a young age. Travis and Coby have 40 years of combined hands on experience in an industry that they are both passionate about. Being a family owned and run business, the partnership in which Travis and Coby have formed works extremely well and breeds levels of trust that generally only exist in a family environment. They along with their young families, all live and breathe boating. Their teams formal and informal qualifications in the industry add value to its service and dependability applied to their customers.
In 2012 Mansfield Marine took over the brokerage facility at Sorrento Quay, which includes the largest on water display of USED BOATS in WA, at the same time we welcomed Tom Blaxell to the team!
Mansfield Marine have imported, refitted if required and sold no less than a total of 90 boats from Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and USA. They have also brought more than 60 boats from the Eastern States over the past 10 years ( 40 of which have been used Caribbean’s) all of which we have sold on the local market after ensuring that the boats are up to our five star professional standard.
Travis Mansfield is a qualified Boat Builder / Shipwright (of 26 years), has worked in construction of fibreglass, wooden, and aluminium boats, from little runabouts through to 60mtr Fast Ferries and Motoryachts. He also had extensive experience in the project management of large boat / motoryacht building and re-fitting projects. Having worked overseas for extended periods of time in the boat / shipbuilding industry he has a widespread knowledge and made numerous international / national contacts that support Mansfield Marine and our supply of boats and services. He has built various boats for his personal use which he has enjoyed at Rottnest over the years.
Coby Mansfield has been boating all of his life. His career stemmed from Sales and Marketing in the West Australian Building Industry for nearly a decade before moving into the Marine Industry 16 years ago. From a very young age it was clear that boats were going to play a big part of his life. So the transition from the Building Industry to the Marine Industry was an easy one having turned his career to his passion ‘boats’. Together with years of hands on experience and practical know-how Coby is able to provide vast knowledge and experience selling new and used boats. Coby enjoys spending his spare time boating with his family and friends.
Tom Blaxell is an industry veteran of nearly 51 years service and experience, including 20 years running his own business, boat and surfboard building, design and maintenance, followed by nearly 31 years as a senior boat broker in cruiser sales at Hillarys Boat Harbour. Tom has been boating literally since he was a baby in a basket, building his first canoe at the age of 10, his first surfboard at 14, and his first boat at 20. He became a champion offshore power boat racer, an avid sailor including a race to Indonesia and remains today a keen surfer and family boater.
Daniel Testa is a qualified boat builder/ shipwright of 15 years and has been lucky enough to have worked all over Australia in that time. He has worked in the construction of luxury flybridge cruisers to trailer boats and everything in between. He has run a successful marine maintenance business servicing Perth for a number of years and has built a strong network of contacts in the industry. Since a very young age Daniel has enjoyed being out on the water at every opportunity. In his spare time you’ll find him keeping busy working on his own personal refit projects. Daniel is also a qualified pilot so if you don’t run in to him kicking back in one of Rottnest’s bays, he might be flying overhead.