PRE-PURCHASE SURVEY

The most comprehensive of our yacht inspection service

From Small Sail Boats to Super Yachts…

The Pre Purchase Survey includes:  An out of water inspection of the running gear and a sounding of the hull is carried out including moisture level measurements and ultrasound (UTM) where appropriate. Inspection and operation of all equipment and systems; Electrical, Navigation, Spars & Rigging, Propulsion Systems, Fuel Systems, and all Machinery & Electronics. The quality of interior fixtures and fittings and the standard of fit out is assessed. Most Pre-Purchase surveys include Sea Trials and Oil Samples can be taken from the main engines, generators, and gearboxes for laboratory testing.

In the event that a major defect is discovered, immediate client contact is made. A certificate of valuation based on the current market conditions can also be provided.

Interface Marine have a proven expertise with a flexible & committed approach to every project, we provide concise and in-depth analysis of a vessel’s condition supported by clear and constructive recommendations. Often with tight time constraints all large yacht surveys are assisted with a minium of 2 – 4 surveyors ensuring a smooth survey schedule plus inventory if required. Our office can organise all elements; haul outs, engine techs, divers, hull thickness gauging and even crew for sea trials if required.  Clients receive a fully comprehensive report within 48hrs of survey completion and an interim report can be provided daily.

Competitive & detailed quotations within the same working day, often within the hour!