Entries by U.S. Marine Surveyors


Tracing wiring runs in boats can be a painful task. Wire is often run in concealed areas, and at the ends, where it is visible, it’s usually bundled with a bunch of other wires. The good news is that most boatbuilders use the American Boat and Yacht Council color codes for boat wiring. Specific colors […]

Top 10 Boating Apps for the New Age Boaters

For the Tech Savvy Boater: Top 10 Boating Apps The App Store has everything for the tech savvy boater, from navigation, charting, weather reports, down to the boating basics. Don’t forget to bring your smart phone or tablet on board! Here are a few of our favorites to use while out on the water. 1. BlooSee Take the […]

Hybrid Propulsion Technology (Yachting Magazine)

A word that pops up with increasing frequency in the world of marine propulsion is hybrid, and for good reason. The technology offers advantages over traditional diesel-only drives in some scenarios, on both yachts and commercial vessels. Whether it is right for you depends on a number of factors, but before deciding, it’s necessary to […]

1983 Santana

Just finished surveying this 1983 Santana it was a total flop…seller was full of lies and deception! I estimated the damage of the hull and keel To be approximately 30K shipyard Forman came out with an estimate at 32K…price of the boat was 8.5K after repairs, etc maintenance almost 50k for a 10 thousand dollar […]