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Heel test on MV Kestrel

This week I conducted a heel test on MV Kestrel in the presence of the MCA. The purpose is to…

Damage Survey

Tasked today by an insurance company to find the likely cause, extent of damage and estimates for repair following this…

Mast and rigging inspection

Spotted this mast defect today in Co Down which the owner was unaware of. Can you see it?

Ultrasonic Thickness Survey

Steel hull plating can loose thickness due to erosion, corrosion and sometimes blasting. An ultrasonic thickness survey can tell you…

Ship main engine failure investigation

I was recently called to a 130m, 5000 tonne ship to investigate the events leading to, and the cause, of…

Pre-Purchase survey on Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 29.2

Today was spent in Whiterock (Strangford Lough) conducting a pre-purchase survey on this Jeanneau 29.2 with a lifting keel. New…

Condition survey of a Glastron GS279 sports cruiser in Fermanagh

In Fermanagh yesterday surveying this Glastron GS279 prior to sale. These Glastrons are superb value for money with good build…

Pre-purchase survey in Bangor

In Bangor recently surveying this 2003 Galeon Galia 640 with a 5 month old Yamaha 150 on it! The boat…

Keel bolt maintenance

One of the worst keel bolts I’ve seen! The threads above the nut have almost rusted away. I would love…

Workboat survey

Down to Ravenhill Reach Belfast over the weekend to survey this workboat owned and operated by http://www.safetyboatservices.co/. This may look like…