This is the most comprehensive type of inspection, and is strongly advised when purchasing a new or used vessel. Condition and overall operation of the vessel should be examined. This covers structural integrity, electrical systems, the propulsion system, the fuel system, other machinery, navigation equipment, miscellaneous on-board systems, cosmetic appearance, electronics, and overall maintenance as well as an out-of-water inspection and a sea trial.
This inspection is performed so that the insurance company can determine whether or not the vessel is an acceptable risk. They are interested in structural integrity and safety for its intended use. Most insurance companies require a survey on older boats. They will also want to know the vessel's fair market value.
This inspection is performed to gather enough information to justify or determine the fair market value of the vessel. This is normally needed for financing, estate settlements, donations and legal cases.
This is performed to assess the extent of damage, recommend repairs, estimate repair cost, and if requested, possible cause.
Preliminary (Quick Look) Inspection
This is a service primarily for out of town clients who wish to have someone check out a vessel to see if it appears to be as advertised, before expending the time and expense of flying in to see it. This is not a survey, and there is no written report. We will forward pictures to help the client decide if the vessel is worth pursuing.
Pointe Marine Surveyors LLC.
Capt. RD Galeota Jr. AMS®
757 SE 17th St. #315 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 18530 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Farms. MI. 48236
Phone: 313-999-5181 Fax: 313-216-1813 Email: email@example.com