Looking for a Marina del Rey Marine Surveyor?

Contact Ocean Marine Surveyors for your Marina del Rey, CA marine survey and boat survey needs!


Proudly Serving What Has Become the Largest Man-Made, Small-Craft Harbor

At last count, Marina del Rey, which is a major boating destination for the greater Los Angeles area, had over 5,000 boats – many of which have been surveyed by Ocean Marine Surveyors Inc.

In fact, we specialize in providing Marina del Rey boat buyers and sellers and insurance companies with the marine boat surveys and boat appraisals they need.

Our surveys help boat owners reduce financial risk and better protect the safety of any cargo and passengers who are on their boats.

So if you are looking for a Marina del Rey Marine Surveyor that is known for providing high quality services and offering competitive pricing, call us today at 949-698-3353 or fill out our contact form.

We Are the Premier Marina Del Rey Marine Surveyor

With a certification from the prestigious American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and as members of the Society of American Marine Surveyors (SAMS) we have been recognized for providing high quality Marina del Rey marine surveys and boat appraisals.

From the Venice Beach Boardwalk to the Venice Canals to the Marina Beach and the Burton Chace Park, Marina del Rey is filled with gorgeous waterfront areas that become even more enjoyable when you have a boat to get to them.

At Ocean Marine Surveyors Inc. we will utilize both our extensive boat knowledge as well as our boat survey experience to survey your boat accurately. We also provide insurance re-certification and damage assessment services and more to Marina del Rey boat owners.

Marina del Rey has been called “the county’s greatest resource” by the Los Angeles Times and we consider ourselves fortunate to be able to be one of the most sought-after Marina del Rey marine surveyors.

So Why Choose Us As Your Marina Del Rey Marine Surveyor?

As we’ve stated previously on this page we have both the knowledge and experience to ensure highly accurate surveys for Marina del Rey boat owners.

Our Marina del Rey Marine Surveyor is a member of USSA and has accumulated over 20 years of experience repairing, upgrading and maintaining power vessels.

Our Marina del Rey engine surveyor has over 40 years of experience as a mechanic and has worked with all types of engines, including everything from high performance race car engines to boat engines. He is a sought-after expert on both gas and diesel engines and has extensive knowledge of both marinization and on-board electronics.

As evidence of our knowledge and experience, we sight the many successful Marina del Rey marine surveys that we have performed as well as our certifications and memberships which include:

  • ABYC certification in marine systems
  • Memberships in SAMS, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the United States Surveyors Association (USSA)
  • Recognition from AIMU (American Institute of Marine Underwriters)
  • Named a USPAP accredited compliant appraiser
  • Approved through Homeland Security’s TWIC

Ocean Marine Surveyors Inc. is very familiar with the Marina del Rey area. We know the types of boats that use the marina and we are familiar with the area’s waterways and you can count on us to use that knowledge to ensure you get the best possible Marina del Rey marine survey.

  • 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

Here’s what some of our satisfied clients have had to say about Ocean Marine Surveyors and our services:

Our Most In-Demand Marina del Rey Boat Survey & Boat Appraisal Services

Pre-Purchase Surveys

This is our most popular service. Whether you are selling or buying a boat, you can count on us to perform a deep inspection of the vessel to determine the boat’s real condition and worth. This survey includes checks of the boat’s structural integrity, safety equipment and onboard systems as well as warning sign identification and an overall value determination.

Damage Surveys

This survey can be important for receiving just compensation from an insurance company as well as for determining the safety of a boat. Luckily for Marina del Rey boaters, we have extensive experience in this area and can accurately assess boat damage in a timely manner. Our report will help you determine recommended repairs, estimated repair cost and probable damage cause.

Insurance Surveys

Before underwriting a Marina del Rey vessel, let us carefully examine the boat to determine its current condition. We will examine the boat’s structure and identify any damage to the boat itself. We will also look at the boat’s equipment and systems to ensure they meet requirements. Our detailed report will allow your insurance company to make the best underwriting decision.

Appraisal Surveys​

We’ll carefully examine the condition of the boat’s structure, safety equipment and systems and create a detailed report stating our expert impression of the boat’s overall condition and its fair market value. The report will also include basic vessel information. Situations that typically call for this service include: estate settlements, legal cases, boat financing deals, divorce settlements, donations and more.


Engine Analysis

This survey can be important for receiving just compensation from an insurance company as well as for determining the safety of a boat. Luckily for Marina del Rey boaters, we have extensive experience in this area and can accurately assess boat damage in a timely manner. Our report will help you determine recommended repairs, estimated repair cost and probable damage cause.


Sea Trials

Want to get to the bottom of a how a boat performs? We conduct sea trials for boat owners in Marina del Rey. We will take your boat into open water and perform maneuvers to determine its real operational status. Then we will create a report detailing the boat’s condition and listing any recommended safety, maintenance and repair actions.

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.


Fast Turnaround Time

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


Qualified Experts

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


Detailed Reports

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

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Location :

201 E. Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Member of

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Ocean Marine Surveyors provides a wide array of marine surveys including pre-purchase surveys, valuation surveys, damage surveys, insurance surveys, and more. George Malhiot is a current SAMS Marine Surveyor Associate and ABYC certified to help ensure that each and every client receives a superior level of service.