Pre-Purchase Condition and Value Survey

This is the most comprehensive type of inspection, and is strongly advised when purchasing a new or used vessel.
Condition and the overall operation of the vessel should be examined. This includes such items as structural integrity, out of the water inspection, sea trial, electrical systems, propulsion system, fuel system, machinery, navigation, misc. on board systems, cosmetic appearance, electronics and overall maintenance.

Insurance Survey

The inspection is performed so that the insurance company can determine whether or not the vessel is an acceptable risk. They are interested in the structural integrity and safety for its intended use. Most insurance companies require a survey on older boats. The will also want to know the vessels fair market value.

Appraisal Inspection

This inspection is performed to gather enough information to justify or determine the fair market value of the vessel. This is normally needed for financing, estate settlements, donations and legal cases.

Damage Inspection

This is performed to assess the extent of damage, recommend repairs, estimate repair cost, and if requested, the probable cause,.

Additional Services

Sea Trials
Engine Oil Analysis
Consultation Services  
Dryvan Container Inspections 


Pre-Purchase or Insurance Inspections
$24 per foot LOA (Length Over All)
$600 minimum

Payment made by Cash, Check or Credit Card prior to receipt of survey report. Credit card and Pay Pal payments will charged a 4% service fee on total invoice. Zelle or Venmo accepted with no service fee.

A PDF copy of the survey report will be sent via email within 3 business days of completion of vessel inspections.

Damage surveys, Cargo surveys and Consulting services
Charge at hourly rate

Lube oil sample draws available upon request at time of booking.
$30 per sample. 

To book a survey please click on the button below for a copy of our Survey Work Order form. Please fill out, sign and return at your convenience to book a survey, or give us a call.