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Hi Matt,  I completed the purchase of the Hallberg-Rassy last Friday and just wanted to thank you for the work you did on the survey  – comprehensive and very helpful.  Best ...
We continue to carry out boat surveys during this period. Boat Surveys for Insurance, pre-purchase, damage or commercial coding are allowed to continue and boat yards continue to allow us ...
Matt goes through a boat inch-by-inch checking even the most mundane items and structures for possible faults. If you want to buy a boat with confidence, he’s your man. Just ...
Update 11th May 2020 Currently we are allowed by most boat yards and marinas to survey yachts if they are ashore already. Some boat yards are now operating their hoists, ...
Matt West attended the IIMS MCA approved tonnage measurement course, the only current approved course available in UK on 12th match at Itchenor sailing clubs. A very informative day.  ...
The MCA have issued advice to seafarers and ship owners, what is of interest to us is MCA Commercial coding:-  Survey and Certification of UK Flagged Vessels Where surveys are ...
This corroded mooring cleat was covered with a rope when we started the survey. We check ...
This gas hose is incorrectly clamped. The hose should firstly be fitted with hose clamps not Jubilee clips ...
As well as some surface corrosion on the ball valve, note the load spreading pad is split. This ...
Sea water leak into sail drive, check your sail drive oil regularly. We check it during our pre-purchase ...
Yanmar exhaust elbow weld corroding. A common fault found during our pre-purchase surveys. ...
Weeping heat exchanger gasket. A sign of corrosion inside the core. We check for these signs during our ...
Brass Skin fittings, a real life experience The issues of European Brass CW617N and other non DZR ...
I have never used the same surveyor twice – principally because I considered each surveyor to have his ...
I cannot tell you how impressed I was with the service. I was in desperation as my potential ...
Matt was fantastic and incredibly thorough at conducting a boat survey for us in Spain. We were in ...
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