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Marine Surveys

Who needs a Marine Surveyor? 
Anyone who owns, operates, insures, finances or is purchasing a vessel needs a marine surveyor.

What services can KPS Maritime provide?
A marine surveyor will give you that necessary independent opinion to allow for a thorough and considered decision to be made. We can conduct a range of inspections and services for recreational vessels including pre-purchase inspections, condition & valuation reports, compliance inspections & fit for service statements. All inspections are followed with a professional report outlining our findings.

Pre-purchase inspections – to help you make the right decision when buying a boat.
► Overall Condition & Structural Integrity of the Vessel – including hull condition (in water and out of water inspections)
► Suitability for Service – safe passenger numbers and load capacities
► Construction – origin and date of manufacture, materials & methods used during construction
► Engineering – engine make/ model numbers, hours,
► Ground Tackle- type of anchor, chain, capstan
► Lifesaving and Safety Equipment – flares, inflatable raft
► Electronic, Navigation, Bilge and Fire Systems – fire extinguishers, compass, GPS
► Comments and recommendations

Small Craft Inspections – for trailer boats
► External Hull, On deck, internal hull
► Spars, rigging and sails
► Tankage and plumbing
► Internal fixtures and systems
► Electrical, Machinery, Safety equipment & Electronics
► Trailer

Condition Inspections – for insurance applications, renewals or as a result of damage or equipment failure
► Overall Condition & Structural Integrity of the Vessel, Insurance Risk/Suitability for service
► Construction & Engineering
► Ground Tackle
► Lifesaving and Safety Equipment
► Electronic, Navigation, Bilge and Fire Systems, Onboard Equipment
► Hull Condition (in water and out of water inspections can be conducted)
► Safe Passenger numbers and load capacities

Valuations – for finance, insurance or marketing purposes.

Non-invasive Testing – including mechanical and oil analysis.

Specialist non-destructive Testing – including corrosion surveys, ultrasonic thickness testing and moisture level detection.

Inside Diagram of the Nauticat Boat
Close up of side of boat leaning into wave
Brass Boat Propeller
Sail Boat on the ocean