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1. Common Types Of Surveys
2. What should I expect
from a survey?
1. Common Types Surveys
The most common types of marine surveys are
condition and valuation, pre purchase and damage surveys.
The Condition and Valuation Survey is suitable
for pre-purchase, insurance or finance. This comprehensive format
includes a structural and cosmetic evaluation of the exterior hull,
interior hull and framing, decks and deckhouse, cabin spaces, machinery
and electrical systems, (test operating where possible), all rigging
where appropriate and testing of additional systems and items of
equipment. The inspection also includes moisture testing of hull
and deck laminates of fiberglass vessels.
A comprehensive report is prepared that includes
sections pertaining to repairs and recommendations and market valuation.
The Pre Purchase survey is a service intended
to provide the prospective boat buyer with sufficient information
as to the condition, safety and performance of a vessel, its equipment
and machinery, so to enable the buyer to make a sound purchase decisions.
Who needs a pre purchase survey?
Any person considering the purchase of a vessel.
A Marine Survey addresses and concerns about quality, safety and
the long-term effects of your investment in a vessel.
The Damage Survey is an accurate and comprehensive
examination of your vessel after loss or damage that is usually
conducted for insurance purposes.
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2. What should you expect from a survey?
A full itemization of existing defects and substandard maintenance
Advice on equipment or systems that are about
to fail or are likely to do so.
A full accounting of all unsafe conditions.
An accurate appraisal of the vessels fair
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