PRE PURCHASE SURVEY is a detailed survey used to determine value and condition.
includes a sea trial and an inspection of below the water line. To determine the condition of the bottom of the vessel, running gear and paint.
RE INSURANCE SURVEY Used for renewing existing policies or new policies. Most generally does not include a sea trial and usually can be done in the water. Ask your insurance agent.
DAMAGE CLAIM SURVEY REPORT
Used to determine the amount of damage and scope of repairs the result of an accident or natural event.
Pre viewing a vessel prior to purchase when you live a long way away or want walk through for general condition or just some helpful advice on whether this is the right boat for you, I can do that! Project manager for Refitting or upgrading equipment having a knowledgeable person on hand can avoid the costly pitfalls when you are not on sight to supervise and monitor time and expenses of large projects.
As a SAMS® Associate Member and Certified ABYC Technician in good standing. It is my goal to provide you with an honest and complete survey.
Steve Tiefisher has been working in the marine trades as a professional since 1995. I began a small yacht business specializing in marine repairs, custom installations and systems designs for both power and sail in 2003. My dedication to training and education has made me a well qualified surveyor.
As an active sailor I have owned and restored boats up to 39'. I enjoy exploring the waters of the Northwest and happy to call Anacortes my sailing home.