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Condition survey on a Colvic 26 sailing sloop

A trip to Ballywalter Harbour today with an 0600 start to get this survey completed between tides. The Colvic has…

New floor in a Fletcher Arrowsport

As I advise customers how to fix things I sometimes get asked if I can do the work. In this…

Condition survey on Westerly Pentland at Bangor

Today I had the pleasure of surveying this 1975 Westerly Pentland at Bangor Marina. These are solid, well built boats…

Sealine 305 Statesman condition survey

It’s not often you find an interesting boat to survey.  This was Sealine’s show boat at the 1989 London Boat…

Approved as a MCA Certifying Authority surveyor for commercial coding of vessels under 24m!

Small commercial vessels under 24 meters load line length operating under the UK flag and in UK waters must comply…

Rowing boat repair again!

Over the last few weeks I have been repairing a FISA quad which is rowed in the Offshore Rowing category…

Check before you buy

Last week I conducted a condition survey on this lovely Sealine F34 before the customer purchased it and sailed it…

Oyster 39 ketch survey

Yesterday I had the pleasure of surveying an Oyster 39 ketch for the first time.  What a lot of room…

Approved as a Member of the International Institute of Marine Surveying!

On the 23rd September 2019 I was approved as full member of the IIMS with approval to carry out surveys…

Rowing Boat Repair

As well as surveying, I sometimes get asked to do repairs.  This boat suffered damage at a rowing regatta, effectively…