Certified Marine Surveyors & consultants
PRE PURCHASE SURVEY
This is the most comprehensive type of inspection and is strongly advised when purchasing a new or used yacht. It is a complete inspection of the vessel to ascertain its condition as to overall operational capability.
The pre-purchase survey consists of:
inspect installation and operation of all equipment and systems while the vessel is in water, including a seatrial, (electrical systems, navigation systems, propulsion system, fuel system and tanks, all machinery, electronics, sanitary systems and tanks, hydraulic systems, running and standing rigging, heating/air-conditioning & refrigerating systems and sea cocks), an out of water inspection of the running gear, cathodic protection and a sounding of hull, complete inspection of the whole interior, its structure where accessible, findings and recommendations and when requested an estimated fair market value based on condition and general maintenance.