Marine Surveys by The Boat Doc Marine Surveys, LLC, William E. Hymans, Ph.D., SAMS® AMS®, Pennington & Stone Harbor, New Jersey, USA The Boat Doc Marine Surveys, LLC
Pennington & Stone Harbor, New Jersey


Serving all of New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and the Upper Chesapeake

William E. Hymans, Ph.D., SAMS® AMS®
Principal Marine Surveyor

609-730-1200
Email: Billhymans@aol.com



Services And Rates
All surveys are done to the mandatory standards promulgated by The United States Coast Guard under Title 46 of the United States Code (USC) and Titles 33 and 46 of The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and the voluntary standards and recommended practices developed by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

MINIMUM CHARGE - $350


PREPURCHASE SURVEY - $22 per foot

Comprehensive inspection of the vessel's overall condition and operation, including structural integrity; fuel, electrical and water systems; propulsion system; equipment; electronics; maintenance and cosmetic appearance. Done with the vessel both in and out of the water. A sea trial is conducted. Rigging and sails examined on sailboats. Fair market value and replacement costs determined and assigned. Findings and recommendations made relative to items needing attention, either related to the above mentioned standards or otherwise.

Optional Additional Services
  • Compression Testing (outboards only) - $6 per cylinder
  • Oil Analysis (engine, generator, transmission) $50 per sample

INSURANCE SURVEY - $19 per foot

Inspection requested by an insurance company to allow them to determine if the vessel is or continues to be an acceptable insurance risk. Focus is primarily on structural integrity and condition and operation of those systems which can present safety hazards (fuel, electrical, propulsion etc.) Less attention to cosmetics. Fair market value and replacement costs determined and assigned. Findings and recommendations made relative to items needing attention, either related to the above mentioned standards or otherwise.

APPRAISAL - $14 per foot

Inspection to gather sufficient information to determine a fair market value to settle an estate, for vessel donation or for a divorce or other legal case.



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