Guardianship through thorough Inspection S E A R C H
Survey, Examine, Assess, Report, Clarify & Help
Open Waters Marine Surveys Limited are independent marine surveyors who provide a comprehensive marine surveying and consultancy service for the pleasure and commercial craft industry, surveying vessels up to 24m length.
Powerboats: Sunseeker, Princess, Powles, Corvette, Searay, Broom, Birchwood, Fairline, Cranchi, Riva, Sealine, Bayliner & Grendezza to name but a few. A plethora of sailing yachts: Oyster, Sadler, Halberg Rassie, Jenneau, Beneteau & Baveria. Traditional and classic sailing yachts: Laurent Giles, Miller Fife & Folkboat. Beautiful and iconic classic motor yachts: Silvers, Watson, Barnett, Nelson, Rampart, Chris Craft & Fairie Sports boats: Ribcraft, Humber, Searay & Maxum and canal boats & barges
We specialise in surveying vessels built in timber, GRP, FRP, steel,
aluminium and more recently HTPE (High Density Polyethyline)
Scope of Surveys Conducted
Full Condition Pre-purchase Surveys
Hull and Rig Surveys
Engine and Drive Inspection
Repair advice and Specification
Open Waters complies with the Recreational Craft Directive (RCD) - in UK: Recreational Craft Regulations RCR (SI 1996/1354)(1998) and RCR (SI 2004/1464); International Standards Organisation (ISO/TC188); The boat Safety Scheme (2002 BSS, 2005), the Maritime and Coastal Agency Code of Practice (MCA) - code vessel safety for small commercial craft scheme and SOLAS V regulations for pleasure craft (2002).