Why Hire a Surveyor?



When Purchasing A Vessel:

To uncover structural and safety defects.
To test and evaluate equipment condition.
To identify immediate and future maintenance projects.
To qualify the vessel for both insurance and financing.
To aid in renegotiating the purchase price.

When Insuring A Vessel:

To assess the vessel for policy renewal or a new underwriter.
To ensure the vessel meets current safety standards.

When Filing A Claim:

To expedite the repair process.
To act as mediator between owner, underwriter, and repair facility.
To ensure repairs / restoration maintains hull integrity, especially for resale value.

AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, FOR THE
SAFETY OF YOUR PASSENGERS AND CREW!


One more good reason to have any potential purchases surveyed.
 

 

 

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