A condition and value survey performed so the insurance company can determine whether or not the vessel is an acceptable risk. Insurance companies are interested in structural integrity and safety for its intended use. Most insurance companies require a survey on older boats. In addition, they want to know the vessel's fair market value.
Marine Surveys, Condition Reviews, Appraisals and Damage Claims
BMS provides thorough and professional marine surveys on power boats. We supply a realistic and accurate report of the condition and value of a used vessel for a seller,
a prospective buyer, a buyers insurance underwriter or a financial institution.
Bones Marine Survey
Tony Lengyel, SAMS®-SA
(SAMS®-SA, Chapman School of Seamanship, ABYC, NFPA)
A comprehensive inspection used for purchasing a used vessel. Condition and overall operation of the vessel is examined. This covers structural integrity, electrical systems, machinery, navigation equipment, on-board systems, cosmetic appearance, electronics, and overall maintenance as well as an out-of-water inspection and a sea trial.
Servicing the Panhandle area of Florida to include: Destin, Ft. Walton Beach,
Freeport, Niceville, Panama City, Pensacola, and Perdido Key;
along with Orange Beach, Foley, Mobile and surrounding Alabama areas.
A survey performed to gather enough information to justify or determine the fair market value of the vessel. This is normally needed for financing, estate settlements, divorces, donations and legal cases.
A survey performed to assess the extent of damage, recommend repairs, estimate repair costs, and if requested, possible cause.