Top 5 Tips for Selecting a Marine Surveyor

As an accredited marine surveyor with a boat buildering/shipwright background with more than 17 years’ experience in the marine industry I do not profess to be an expert on all aspects of every vessel, nor would any marine surveyor say otherwise with a straight face. A marine surveyor is someone with a broad knowledge of marine craft who ... More

Insurance Risk Surveys and Evaluations

Marine insurers are increasingly requesting boat owners to provide an insurance survey or insurance risk evaluation. In this article, we will provide you with some important information on why insurers are requesting these reports and what this may mean for you and your boat. Insurance Survey Types There are three common types of insurance ... More

All About Pre-Purchase Surveys | Do I Need One?

What Is a Pre-Purchase Boat Survey? Pre-purchase surveys are the general standard for determining the condition of a vessel, craft or boat. The survey and inspection process is conducted by a Marine Surveyor before the purchase of the vessel. A report is then prepared for the buyer detailing the condition of the vessel along with a list of ... More