Marine Gas Fitting & Repairs

Rapid Gas & Plumbing are one of the few companies in Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula authorised to perform marine gas fitting. We take marine gas very seriously as boat owners rely on the professionalism and competence of a fully licensed marine gas fitters to ensure safety of themselves, family and friend whilst at sea with gas safety requirements met and gas bottles, regulators, appliances, piping and valves installed and serviced regularly and correctly.

Rapid Gas & Plumbing are fully licensed to refit New boat or boat LP gas supply and installation of complete marine systems inclusive all all reticulation piping, hot water systems, gas bottles, gas regulators & valves, boat stove tops, cook tops, boat barbecue grills and boat pizza ovens.
Testing, certification and issuing of a gas compliance certificate for any boat containing any gas fixtures or appliances. Issuing a gas certificate requires that we undertake an inspection inclusive of a leak test of your LP gas system and gas appliances for compliance to Australian gas safety standards and regulations as per AS/NZS 5601.2:2013. Any boat must have a current gas compliance certificate when transferring ownership with private sales requiring the gas compliance certificate to be issued three months prior to the transfer of ownership.
Gas safety inspection for peace of mind that your boat and your family are safe at sea with your boat in full compliance with AS/NZS 5601.2:2013 with a full safety audit and report undertaken.
Marine gas fitting requires experienced gas fitters with expertise and a understanding of the latest Australian standards and regulations.

At all times boat owners can rely on the marine gas fitters from Rapid Gas and Plumbing to take pride in their work and to do it right the first time. Our marine gas fitters don’t take short cuts, and take the time to ensure the safety of everyone on board your boat now and into the future.

All marine gas fitting on a boat in Australia must comply with AS/NZS 5601.2:2013. This standard applies whether the boat was built in Australia or overseas and is applicable to any seagoing or inland water craft including, but not limited to, a motorboat, yacht, cabin cruiser, launch, runabout, trailer-sailer, house-boat, motor-sailer or work-boat.

All boat owners are required to be aware of the informative consumer instructions of AS/NZS 5601.2:2013 that apply to operating LPG systems on a boat. If you require a copy of AS 5601.2-2013 Appendix G, “Consumer Instructions for Boats”, please contact us.

Marine gas fittings such as LP gas cylinders on a boat including the cylinder valves must be suitable for the purpose and for the environment in which they are used and need to comply with AS 2030.1.

Generally gas cylinders shall not be installed in a boat unless it can be demonstrated that by its design or location LP gas vapour cannot enter or accumulate in or on the boat.

For immediate help with marine gas fitting or any related problems, contact Rapid Gas & Plumbing today!

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