Standard Pre-purchase Survey

Rates quoted below are for fiberglass construction on new or used vessels. Fee includes sea trial (at time of inspection), comprehensive report and local transportation. Rate is charged per foot based on length on deck.

Below 30'
$22 per foot
30' to 55'
$24 per foot
56' and up
To be quoted

Insurance Survey

A "condition and value" survey usually performed on the request of an underwriter.

Most vessels (out of water) $12 per foot
Most vessels (in water) $10 per foot
Minimum $300

Maintenance Inspection

Detailed list of findings $12 per foot

Finance Inspection

Appraisal $12 per foot

Pre-Listing Inspection

Overview of structural integrity, cosmetics and system installations as they comply to the current standards. Equipment is not tested for function.

Vessels up to 40'
Vessels over 40' To be quoted

Extended Pre-purchase Survey

In addition to Standard Pre-Purchase Survey, panels may be removed for access and items dismantled for inspection. Field experts may be contracted to inspect mechanical, electrical, rigging, etc.

Fee to be quoted

Trade-In Inspection

For broker or dealer Rates on request

Hourly Rate



Consultation, damage survey, investigation, preliminary purchase survey and sea trial.

Hourly Rate

Expert Testimony

Fee to be quoted


Fee for local travel included in price of inspections. Fee for travel outside the local area will be quoted.

Survey Reports

Survey reports will be sent via email in Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF).

If you would like us to send you a copy via snail mail, please let us know at the time of the survey. Additional copies of survey reports can be purchased for $25 per copy minimum. We do offer Federal Express and FAX for an additional charge.


Fee is due at the time of the inspection. If you will not be attending the survey, you can mail a check prior to the survey or pay by credit card through our PayPal account. The survey report will not be sent unless we have received payment.

Note: Effective 6/2015. Rates are guidelines only and are subject to change without notice.


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