Yacht & Pleasure Craft Surveys

Who we are

Our surveyors have a range of experience carrying out large commercial yacht surveys on behalf of a range of flag states for both hull, machinery, modification, annual safety, pre commissioning and modifications. We represent Owners, Agents, Builders, Flag States and Insurers in a range of capacities depending upon scope. 

What we do

We attend yachts in  a range of capacities, whether it be for Owners, Flag States, Insurers, Repairers or Charterers, our scope previously has been attending for vessel surveys for the following types; 

  • Condition and inspection 
  • Certification 
  • Design and gap analysis against applicable flag state’s codes & legislations 
  • On hire and off hire for Owners and Charterers 
  • Expert witness for Owners, Lawyers, Underwriters and Charterers 
  • Design modification review & certification 

What is our expertise

We specialise in commercial yachts & motor yachts in all aspects.

  • Pre Purchase surveys
  • Damage and casualty
  • Vessel re fit and quality inspections
  • Insurance inspections (condition)
  • Machinery inspections
  • Transportation and loading/discharging surveys
  • NDT, oil analysis, corrosion, coating inspections and other misc. engineering diagnosis
  • Specialist advice
  • Valuation or appraisals (C&V)
  • Safety inspections and audits
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Owner Superintendence

We can cater for Superintendence in lieu of the Owners attending the build to support with the technical and physical requirements. These range from pre-feasibility, review and drafting of technical specifications, shipyard and contract management, on site supervision, milestone surveys, commissioning and acceptance.

Our current survey certification covers any yacht type with our surveyors having unrestricted size limits on their certification. We also survey vessels as small as <5m in length.

Survey cost depends upon the size, type and complexity of the survey we recommend you give us a call for a no obligation free quote.

  • Pre Purchase surveys
  • Damage and casualty
  • Vessel re fit and quality inspections
  • Insurance inspections (condition)
  • Machinery inspections
  • Transportation and loading/discharging surveys
  • NDT, oil analysis, corrosion, coating inspections and other misc. engineering diagnosis
  • Specialist advice
  • Valuation or appraisals (C&V)
  • Safety inspections and audits

We hold third party certification with the Australian Institute of Marine Surveyors (AIMS), members of the Nautical Institute and hold accreditation under the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. All of our surveyors are AIMS certified commercial marine surveyors, this ensures all accreditation is checked by a third party prior to issuing accreditation. Our survey team is backed by our in house naval architect who is a member of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA). Our surveyors are all either certified Masters or Engineers, who have carried out survey certification post their seagoing qualifications.