FAQs & Advice


There's a lot to keep in mind when buying a boat, which is why an inspection by an independent marine surveyor is a valuable resource for boat buyers. In fact, many banks and insurance agencies may require you to get an assessment of a boat's condition from a qualified marine surveyor. Both the National Association of Marine Surveyors and the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors offer licensed professionals to help you evaluate a vessel's features and make an educated purchasing decision.