Pre-Purchase Marine Survey

Are you thinking of buying your first boat, or you have done this before? Whichever we follow the proven BMSE surveyor methods and report in plain English.

Buying your first boat is usually a significant purchase and slightly daunting. Buying a boat, can be a significant investment.

Our role as a Marine Surveyor is to look over all aspects of the boat and report on its condition, systems and what needs doing.

Our reports are in plain English and are often used to discuss prices with the broker, raise finance and obtain insurance.

You already know how important a comprehensive and thorough survey is.

From us you will get our “plain English” approach with feedback on your potential purchase.

You are welcome to be present and if you wish you can help with your survey, so you can be shown exactly how we work and more importantly how your new boat works.

Rest assured our surveys are fair, realistic, pragmatic and explain to the potential purchaser all our findings.

We never scaremonger, we simply seek to provide a fair survey, that assists the purchaser and the broker, and ensures the purchaser buys with his eyes open.

Our skill is working with brokers to suit your required timescales and reporting requirements.


  1. All our reports are tailored to the purchasers to ensure they get exactly what they need.
  2. We cover Sailing yachts, motorboats, RIB and small craft under 200GT.
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