How much does a marine survey cost in BC?

How much does a marine survey cost in BC?

Survey Rates – Emailed PDF & Bound Report

Up to 22′ $396.00 $684.00
26′ to 28′ $472.00 $829.00
29′ to 31′ $529.00 $894.00
32′ to 34′ $589.00 $995.00
35′ to 37′ $620.00 Quoted Per Job

Why do you need a marine survey?

Experienced marine surveyors will provide important insight as to how the standards and legislation apply to a given boat. It is for this reason that insurance companies look for a marine surveyor’s report, which helps the insurer to determine the level of risk they undertake when they insure the boat.

What is the 2C survey on a boat?

2C Survey is the commercial survey certificate for vessels operating up to 30 nautical miles offshore in a commercial or customer-paying capacity. To achieve this certificate, the boat has to be built to certain standards.

What is a 2C survey?

A 2C certification letter has tolerances of 50 feet horizontally and 20 feet vertically. 1A or 2C certification letters are required on proposed cell tower sites in that they provide the proposed locations coordinates and ground elevation.

How often do I need a marine survey?

How often do I need to get a new survey? Normally you need a new survey once your last one is 5 years old. If you’ve done any major work to your boat we always recommend you get an updated survey that reflects the new condition and value, even if it’s been less than five years since your last survey.

What do marine surveyor do?

Marine Surveyors survey machines and hulls of ships to ensure they are constructed, equipped and maintained according to safety standards, rules and regulations laid down by marine authorities.

What is class1 vessel?

Class 1 Passenger Vessels All vessels that carry more than 12 passengers including ferries, party boats, sailing vessels – you name it!

What is a Class 1 vessel?

A “Class 1” boat is a recreational vessel that is 16 feet (4.9 meters) to 26 feet (7.9 meters)in length.

How to become a marine surveyor?


  • Types of survey
  • Type of vessel
  • How well you market yourself
  • Quality of final survey report which is a direct reflection on the Surveyor
  • Geographical location
  • How to choose a marine surveyor?

    Two general categories – sailboats&powerboats

  • Two general hull types – monohulls&multihulls
  • Seven different hull construction approaches – traditional wood,cold-molded wood,aluminum,steel,solid fiberglass,cored fiberglass,and advanced composites
  • Two different engine types – gas&diesel (but here comes electric)
  • How much does a marine survey cost?

    Maritime Surveyors survey reports are accepted by all insurance companies and lenders. Pre-Purchase Condition & Valuation (C&V) Marine Survey: $22.00 – $26.00 per foot. Insurance Condition & Valuation (C&V) Marine Survey: $18.00 to $20.00 per foot.

    What do marine surveyors look for?

    Model&serial numbers

  • Engine hours or approximate age
  • Overhaul dates if known
  • Apparent condition of exhaust risers
  • Whether exhaust risers are of adequate height to prevent backsurge
  • Visual condition of exhaust piping and mufflers
  • Fire protection of non water cooled exhaust systems
  • Condition of belts,hoses and engine wiring