Dear Guest,

Keys Freight & Logistics are the Appointed Logistics Agent for the 2019 Chandler Macleod International Moth World Championships Perth, hosted by the Mounts Bay Sailing Club, Perth, Western Australia. The event is running from 9th – 18th December 2019

If you require assistance to temporarily import your boat for this event, please contact our team to organize. We can handle the international transport of your boat by air or sea, the Customs & Quarantine Clearance in Australia and delivery of your boat to the event. We can also assist those coming from other states of Australia, with interstate transport.

The Team at Keys Freight & Logistics
Cos Breglia
Managing Director
Steven Burge
Customs Broker

International Contestants

Customs Clearance

Your options to temporarily import your boat for this event are as follows:

• ATA Carnet, OR
• Customs Security – can only be used where the Duty & GST liability is less than AUD$50,000. This is where you can temporarily import your boat for this event into Australia and not have to put up security to the Australian Government. The boat must be exported within 6 months of importation.
• Customs Paper Security – Will be used where you do not have a valid Carnet or the total Duty & GST liability of your consignment exceeds AUD$50,000. You will need to put up monetary security for your boat. Upon exportation of the boat within 6 months, Customs will release their hold on these funds.

Quarantine Clearance

If importing by Air

o Your boat will be inspected by a Quarantine Officer upon arrival

If importing by Sea

o We will need to unpack the container for a Quarantine Officer to inspect your boat. The goods are subject to inspection to determine that they are clean and free from visible clumps of algae and completely dry.


Please visit the below link for further information regarding Customs and Quarantine clearance and other factors to consider before you ship your goods to Perth for this event:

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

If your boat is coming from any of the below countries by sea freight, it will need to be treated offshore for Brown Marmorated Stink bug BEFORE being shipped to Australia. Failing this, your container can be treated upon arrival into Australia, this will, however, slow down clearance through Quarantine while your cargo is being treated.

Albania Czech Republic Montenegro
Andorra France Netherlands
Armenia Georgia Romania
Austria Germany Russia
Azerbaijan Greece Serbia
Belgium Hungary Slovakia
Bosnia and Italy Slovenia
Herzegovina Kosovo Switzerland
Bulgaria Liechtenstein Spain
Canada Luxembourg Turkey
Croatia Macedonia USA

Airfreight: If you send these boats by airfreight they are not captured by the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug season as cargo arriving by airfreight are exempt from treatment for this pest. So sending by airfreight will greatly reduce treatment costs and potential delays caused by onshore treatment/inspections in Australia.

How long should you allow for Customs and Quarantine Clearance in Australia?

• Seafreight – Allow up to 2 weeks
• Airfreight – Allow up to 1 week

Australian Contestants

We can help with the transport of your boat from any other state to Western Australia for this event. If you require a quote for interstate transport, please email Cos and Steve to organise this.

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