Use these tips to ensure that your new boat is thoroughly inspected.
Our surveyor found no voids in the hull laminate, meaning no hidden surprises for a prospective buyer.
Fitted with a hull liner/cabin pan, this boat is tough but may prove harder to repair in the event of a collision.
The survey proved the quality of the bulkheads' design and installation, verified by sea trial.
Stringer design was determined suitable for service by survey inspection and sea trial.
There are unobstructed handles, double clamps and sheaths that prevent cut fingers.
Our surveyor checked the shaft for true running on land and during sea trials.
Installed to standards aboard the Beneteau, it's a weak link aboard many inboard boats.
Prop and Rudder
The survey report commented on the rudder's installation as well as providing maintenance tips for potential owners.
Arrange a haul-out and a sea trial as part of your survey for the most complete report.
This grab rail met ABYC installation standards, but more handholds are suggested.
Surveyors comment on sight lines from an ABYC standards viewpoint, as well as comparing them to those aboard other boats.
Our surveyor lauds the flybridge but suggests improvements, like installing stout pad eyes, a buyer should consider prior to committing.
Learn how a new-boat survey can help make you a savvier boat buyer.