International Institute of Marine Surveying
RMS

Pre-Purchase Survey Motorboat - Inspection List

Typically includes a 18 to 26 page written report on a subset of the following:

1. Yacht ID. (Visual, Registry, SSR, Hull ID, CE Marked etc)
2. Hull below the Waterline
3. Moisture Readings
5. Hull Support Structure
6. Deck, Coachroof & Cockpit
7. Rudder(s) & Steering System(s)
8. Engine Installation(s) & Cooling System(s)
9. Stern Gear / Stern Gland(s) & Cathodic Protection / Stern Drive(s)
10. Run Up / Sea trial
11.
 Fuel System including Tank(s)
12. Openings, Seacocks, Skin Fittings & Pipework
13. Heads Installation(s)
14. Sails & Canvas Work
15. Portlights, Hatches & Doors
16. Fresh Water System
17. D.C. Electrical System
18. A.C. Electrical System
19. Navigation Equipment
20. Saftey Equipment
21. Anchor Systems & Ground Tackle
22. Bilge Pumping Arrangements
23. Ventilation
24. Fire Fighting Equipment
25. Gas Installation
26. Domestic Appliances
27. Interior Obesrvations (Varnishwork, Covers and linings)

Recommendations will be prioritized at the end of each section and a recommended schedule of work will also be included.

A verbal report is often given at the end of the survey.  The report when delivered (first by email .pdf, followed by a bound hard copy) can be discussed at length over the phone if required.

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