Marine Surveys of Yachts and Power Boats
In NSW -
In Victoria -
Sydney, Middle Harbour, Pittwater and Hawkesbury
Mid-North Coast, Laurieton, Port Macquarie and Port Stephens
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Surveys for Insurance Cover
Surveys for Pre Purchase Consideration
If you are considering purchasing a yacht or power boat, Ross can undertake a thorough survey to assess the condition of the craft, so you have a good understanding of what issues there may be in relation to the hull, the steering, the driveline, the deck and fittings, electronics, navigation, safety gear, internal fittings, through hull fittings, seacocks, storage tanks, keels and keel bolts, running rigging and sails, radios, safety lines, anchoring, windows and hatches, bilge pumps, and a host of other items.
Most Most marine insurance companies will require a marine survey of your boat before issuing a policy. Ross can undertake the survey, which can then be submitted to the insurance company.
Boat Suitability Checks
If you are thinking of buying a boat, Ross can check it for its suitability for your intended purpose. This is not a survey but a check on its condition and suitability. This can save you a lot of money and can avoid the expense of a complete and thorough survey. This service is not expensive and is charged on an hourly rate.
Ross Naylor - Background
Ross Naylor is an experienced marine surveyor who specialises in insurance and pre-purchase surveys for yachts and power boats. He undertakes marine surveys in Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour, Pittwater and the Hawkesbury areas. He is also available to undertake surveys on the Mid-North coast for vessels from Port Stephens up to the Coffs area, including Port Macquarie and Laurieton. As well, Ross is available for surveys in Victoria, including Geelong and Queenscliff, Melbourne, Port Phillip and Westernport Bays, Lakes Entrance, Apollo Bay and Portland.
Ross has a Diploma in Marine Surveying from the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) based in Gosport (UK) and is an Associate member of that organisation.
Ross has full professional indemnity insurance and public liability insurance.
Ross is an active offshore sailor and his current boat is a Lidgard 36 from New Zealand. He has experience with a range of construction materials including fibreglass, steel, wood (cold-moulded and planked boats) and ferro-cement.
Our Lidgard 36 Sofia
The Cost of Your Survey
The normal survey cost is $22 per foot. For example a 30 ft boat would cost 30X22 = $ 660 plus GST.
Alternatively, I am happy to work on an hourly rate of $120 per hour plus GST. If the boat is in good condition with not too many complications, this can be a cheaper option for you.
In some cases, travelling expenses may be involved, but this is not normally the case if the survey is near Sydney or the mid-North coast or in Victoria ( I am based in both states ).