OCEAN MARINE SURVEYORS

SAMS® Surveyor | ABYC Certified

  • Pre-Purchase Surveys
  • Insurance Surveys
  • Appraisal Surveys
  • Damage Surveys
  • Consulting

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Your Southern California Marine Surveyor

With over 22 years of boating and marine experience, Ocean Marine Surveyors has the knowledge and qualifications necessary to conduct your next marine survey or valuation. Our surveys are held in high regard in the industry as we are recognized for our judgment, competence, and integrity. Whether you are selling, buying, or an insurance company looking to get a detailed assessment of the condition of a vessel, we have you covered.

We provide marine surveys throughout California, including the following counties: Orange, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside. Call 949 698-3353 to get started.

Our service area includes marinas in the following cities: Avalon, Balboa, Big Bear Lake, Carlsbad, Channel Islands Harbor, Corona Del Mar, Coronado, Dana Point, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Marina del Rey, Newport Beach, Oceanside, Oxnard, Redondo Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, San Pedro, Santa Barbara, Seal Beach, and Ventura.

Why Choose

We are American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) Certified in Marine Systems.  Obtaining ABYC Certification is one of the highest recognitions from an organization that “is” the standard for boat builders, commercial, pleasure and the U.S. Coast Guard. George Malhiot of Ocean Marine Surveyors has obtained this certification from ABYC in Vessel Systems. You know when you hire a surveyor with certifications from ABYC, you are hiring someone with “Experience” and Verified Knowledge.

  • 22 Years of boating and Marine experience
  • ABYC certified in marine systems
  • Recognized by AIMU (American Institute of Marine Underwriters)
  • USPAP accredited compliant appraiser
  • We include a Marine Survey Report and a Findings and Recommendations Report
  • Emails and phone calls are promptly responded to
  • 24hr Report turnaround time
  • Competitive pricing across all our service offerings
  • Approved through Homeland Security's TWIC
  • Gas and diesel engine surveyor available

What Our Clients Have to Say

Our Services

Pre-Purchase Surveys

A boat or ocean vessel can be one of the most expensive purchases you will make. Let us help you with your decision.

Damage Assessments

Determining the level of damage is critical to any inspection.  We can help ensure you have an accurate assessment.

Insurance Coverage Valuation

We identify the vessel, its equipment, condition and general value while inspecting for defects and damages.  Let us help you make smart underwriting decisions.

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Pre-Purchase Surveys

This is the most comprehensive inspection of a vessel. The purpose of the survey is to gather as much information about the condition of the vessel before purchase.

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Engine Analysis

If you are planning to purchase a boat, a thorough inspection of the engine and generator installation is a virtual necessity. 

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Insurance Surveys

Designed to help insurance underwriters make underwriting decisions based on the condition and general value  of the vessel.

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Marine Vessel Appraisals

Vessel appraisals consist of an inspection and report designed to provide you with thoroughly researched fair market value.

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Cargo Damage Reports

When a vessel sustains damage, it’s important that you notify your insurance company to assign a surveyor.  We will assess the damage and a list of recommended repairs.

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Sea Trials

The goal of any sea trial is to test the propulsion systems and controls in real-life conditions.  Sea trials are important as vessels cannot be thoroughly assessed while inside a marina.

Our Guarantee

We guarantee our marine surveys to be accepted by your bank and insurance underwriter. If our survey is rejected due to the quality or limitations of the report, simply have the underwriter (not the agent or broker) forward us a letter on company letterhead stating the reason for the rejection, and the survey fee will be promptly refunded.

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Fast Turnaround Time

We understand tight schedules.  Our report turnaround time is the fastest in the industry.  

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Qualified Experts

We are experts in our field, a current SAMS Member,  and ABYC Certified in Marine Systems

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100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Survey reports are guaranteed to be accepted by every known lender and insurance carrier

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Contact Us

Phone :

(949) 698-3353

Location :

201 E. Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92660

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Our service area includes marinas in the following cities: Avalon, Balboa, Big Bear Lake, Carlsbad, Channel Islands Harbor, Corona Del Mar, Coronado, Dana Point, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Marina del Rey, Newport Beach, Oceanside, Oxnard, Redondo Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, San Pedro, Santa Barbara, Seal Beach, and Ventura.