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Here was a beautiful Carver 390 surveyed for another happy customer! We are currently giving a discounted rate of 18$ per foot for surveys on Lake Texoma. Call us today to inquire about a survey on your boat or yacht! Our surveys include an in-water portion, out of water and sea-trial. Upon comp...

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Went down to Austin to survey this 1984 Century Coronado. This was one of the coolest boats we have ever surveyed!! Our out of state customer was very pleased with our attention to detail, over 200 high resolution pictures and videos of the sea-trial, and 20 page report which detailed the conditi...

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Periodically check your blowers to make sure they power on and the hoses aren't torn. Here is one that needs to be repaired. The hose should be routed to the lower 1/3rd of the engine space so it can remove any gas vapors that may be lurking in the bilge. When you hire us to inspect a boat we car...

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We perform Pre-Purchase, Insurance and Finance surveys for yachts and small craft of all sizes. Boat inspections are 19$ per vessel foot and include an in-water portion, out of water and sea-trial. Visit our website or email us for details and to schedule a survey.

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The exhaust hose on this generator is not clamped correctly and is showing cracking where it connects to the muffler. Something like this could potentially kill someone if exhaust gases were to leak into the bilge and find their way into the accommodation spaces. Make sure your exhaust hoses are ...

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Can anyone spot what is wrong in the picture? Follow us on Google and Facebook to see more posts like this, and if you are needing a pre-purchase, finance or insurance survey don't hesitate to call us!

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Electrolysis at the dock is what lead to the corrosion you see on this outdrive. Many lakes here in North Texas have marinas with elaborate dock "build outs" with all kinds of power cables and cords supplying electricity to refrigerators, ovens, microwaves, telvisions, etc etc. Often times stray ...

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Testimonials

a year ago
As far as I am concerned John is the best marine surveyor out there. His communication from the initial call, through scheduling, and then after providing the survey report was exceptional. It stands out that he takes pride in his ability to deliver customer service and his attention to detail for his clients. He even took the time to accommodate my schedule and go through every detail of the report at 8pm at night. Very much appreciated. John is extremely knowledgeable and I would recommend Southern Marine to everyone I can.
- Reeves C
a year ago
John's communication in advance of the survey was timely and informative. His inspection of the boat we were looking at was methodical and thorough. For us as new boat owners, we very much appreciated John's willingness to answer not only specific questions about the boat he was inspecting but more general boating questions. We not only highly recommend John to anyone looking to purchase a used boat but would not hesitate to use his services again ourselves. His report was well worth the cost. Thanks John. Bob and Gina.
- Bob B
a year ago
John and Southern Marine Surveying recently surveyed my prospective purchase of an Express Cruiser and we could not be happier. He was easy to contact, flexible with scheduling, and thorough (his final report was 23 pages long and easy to follow for action steps). All of this is complemented by an easy-going and easy to talk to personality. He was friendly and kept things easy for me to understand. I would recommend him to anyone!
- Alex N

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SAMS (Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors) Marine Surveyor and USCG Licensed Master specializing in pre-purchase, insurance and finance related needs. Yacht and boat inspector.

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