Whether you require an inspection, survey or examination of your marine vessel to assess, monitor or report on condition, we can provide the service you require. Condition surveys or pre-purchase surveys assist you with knowledge of the condition of the vessel you may be considering chartering or acquiring. Compliance assessment and advice is available to ensure your vessel meets applicable standards or specifications. In addition to structural and general condition assessment, our surveyors are experts in marine machinery and equipment - navigational, safety, radio etc.
Our Marine Surveyors are highly qualified with extensive technical backgrounds and are selected after thorough evaluation procedures. We specialise in Yacht and small craft (Y&SC) surveying with personal experience additionally in sailing these smaller vessels most often used for pleasure boating (both power and sail). James Hale, our principle surveyor has recently participated in the World ARC Circumnavigation – completing 20,000 nautical miles on 3 yachts, as well as being owner of a 49' Camper Nicholson. A canal boat builder in addition to his qualifications as a BSS Inspector (including Commercial and Hire Boats) James is Gas Safe Qualified.
For marine insurance, damage, salvage, and accident claims we provide an unbiased view. In such cases your insurance will provide you a list of recommended or pre-approved marine surveyors.