About All Marine Surveying

All Marine Surveying has been serving our customers in Southwest Florida for over 20 years. We perform all types of vessel surveys including general, advanced and insurance surveys.

Growing up in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida I have been involved with the marine industry for thirty five years. I worked as a crew-member on several power and sailing yachts, and worked for two boat dealerships rigging, operating & selling power vessels. After four years sailing for the Navy, and receiving an honorable discharge, I pursued a B.A. degree in business and went on to get my United States Coast Guard Sixteen Hundred Ton Oceans Master's License. I have worked on USCG inspected and licensed vessels. I am credentialed by the Nautical Institute, and Licensed by the U.S.C.G. I have also worked in the marine insurance industry for many years.

In 2001 we moved to beautiful South Fort Myers.

We look forward to helping you realize your boat ownership dreams.

- Captain Russ

Types of Marine Surveys & Yacht Services

There are 2 basic types of marine surveys.
General Survey
General Survey

A General Vessel Survey.
We carefully check over 100 items on your vessel including all electric, hydraulic and mechanical systems as well as checking the hull integrity. This determines the current fair market value of the vessel, for purchase or financing. A general condition report of the vessel and it's related systems.

Advanced Survey
Advanced Survey

An Advanced Survey.
A real world test of the vessel and its systems while underway. Includes moisture testing the hull structure. This is the most comprehensive type of survey, It includes all the items in the general survey, a haul-out inspection, and a sea-trial of the vessel and its performance, which helps to determine the market value for the vessels intended use.

Yacht Watch Service
Yacht Watch Service

The Yacht Watch Service is an on location vessel monitoring service that checks the moorings, fenders, air conditioning/ventilation, bilges, shore power, canvas and overall condition of the vessel, and informs the owner of all findings. The frequency of these checks increases in inclement weather.
Licensed and Insured.

When You Retain All Marine Surveying, We Do The Best For You.

The Benefits of a Marine Survey
The Benefits of a Marine Survey

• Professional inspection of your prospective vessel
• An objective, unbiased detailed inspection of all mechanical systems
• Accurate vessel condition analysis & fair market value
• Determined value for lending institutions
• An experienced inspection of all critical onboard systems
• A overall safety evaluation of the vessel at the time of inspection

Preparing the Vessel For the Survey
Preparing the Vessel For the Survey

• All compartments empty and accessible
• The vessel hauled (if feasable) and available for inspection
• Access provided to the marina or facility where the vessel is located
• All documentation for the vessel
• Payment in full, at the time of the survey

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Items You Should Receive From Your Survey
Items You Should Receive From Your Survey

• A full vessel inspection
• A list of recommendations
• A written report of all findings
• Color photos of the vessel
• Compliance or follow up of discrepancies
• Consultation regarding vessel inspection


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