Stella Systems Australia

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Stella Systems is a division of the Stella Marine Group of companies which are based in Queensland, Australia and New Zealand. Collectively, the group of companies delivers fully integrated engineering, procurement, installation and construction solutions for private and commercial marine vessels.

Since early 2003 our Group’s focus on, and commitment to quality, consistency and reliability have defined us as a highly respected marine industry company. Our focus on these three key values has ensured our clients have enjoyed more time on their vessels than they ever have, saved money on future components and importantly, improved the overall safety of their vessels.

In early 2009, Stella Systems was formed to address an opportunity in the market, and to deliver focussed attention and support for our growing number of high quality OEM products and suppliers. In addition, Stella Systems concentrate our Group’s drive to achieve our overall manufacturing, importing and distribution goals.

“Because Quality and Service count”

In line with our quality standards and Group goals, we have grown our distributor relationships with many OEM suppliers of well-known high quality marine equipment and maintenance products.

Supporting our growth, we have also proactively developed broad product distribution channels and dealer networks which offer our OEM suppliers comprehensive and reliable target markets for their products.

Our attention to after sales technical support and ongoing client service ensure our OEM suppliers that their products are well supported, and a strong market presence and reputation are nurtured.

Some of the key brands that Stella Systems currently market includes; Kohler Marine Generators, Stella Air Conditioning, Craftsman Marine, Planus, Smart Gyro, Trac Ecological, Teak Plus and Minus, Stella Watermakers, Rutland Wind Generators and Aqua Air Marine Air Conditioning.

Stella Systems have established strong business relationships with many OEM suppliers of specialist equipment and maintenance products. We place great emphasis on enhancing the reputation and financial returns for each of our strategic OEM suppliers, and see each relationship as a collaboration, and commitment to a long-term partnership.

Stella Systems supplies equipment and maintenance products direct from our OEM Suppliers to boat builders, trade customers and individual boat owners. We have carefully built our range of products and systems we now distribute; to ensure firstly that South East Asia has access to world leading marine brands and products, and secondly so that every OEM supplier has a distinctive space within our range.

Our current range covers: electrical, A/C, mechanical, plumbing, desalination, water, winching, ropes and more.

Our People, Our Experience

Our in-house management team has over 70 years of knowledge and experience across: engineering, technical, business development, distribution and project management. Our success is built upon our extensive marine industry experience, thorough and rigorous workplace systems and processes, and most importantly our passion and motivation for the marine industry. Stella System’s key management team is comprised of:


Gary Cooper - CEO (Stella Group)

In addition to being the founder of the Stella Marine Group of Companies, Mr Cooper has a breadth of experience in the nautical industry covering both business and engineering.  

  • Professional engineering and project management on Superyacht refits
  • Specialist on-board electronic systems and controls
  • Yacht engineering qualification MCA – Y4
  • Past Vice Chairman – Superyachts Brisbane
  • Past Director – Superyachts Australia

David Tanner - General Manager (Stella Systems)

Mr Tanner’s leadership ability and extensive industry sales and marketing experience strongly support Stella Systems drive to be the leading marine distribution company in Australia. His proven OEM business development achievements and strategic marketing approach deliver confidence and results for all OEM suppliers.

  • 30 years leisure marine industry experience
  • Proven ability to position new products as market leaders
  • OEM new product placement and promotion specialisation
  • Diverse network of product placement channels (marine, mining, automotive)
  • Proactive and collaborative relationship with OEM on consumer feedback and enhancement.


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