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Marine Surveyors
Miami , FL

Serving clients in Miami and surrounding areas

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


Your Trusted Boat Survey Professionals

Expert Marine Survey Services in Miami, Florida

Miami, which is renowned for its Marinas boasts a fleet of over 5,000 registered boats attracting boat enthusiasts and marine businesses alike. At Ocean Marine Surveyors we understand the needs of Miami’s maritime community. Our team of experts leverages their wealth of experience and expertise to conduct marine surveys ensuring that your vessel complies with the highest safety and performance standards. 

Whether you’re navigating Miamis ports or cruising through its water passages, our team of trained marine surveyors is committed to upholding safety and efficiency standards allowing you to enjoy every moment amidst Miami’s stunning coastal landscape with confidence.

Ocean Marine Surveyors offers a range of services in Miami and its surrounding areas:

Pre Purchase Surveys

Ensure your investment in Miami, FL is sound with our thorough assessment of your future vessel's condition and performance.

Insurance Surveys

Mitigate risk and secure the right coverage in Miami, Fl with our detailed evaluation tailored to insurance requirements.

Marina Entrance Surveys

Gain smooth entry to Miami's marinas with our survey, confirming your boat's condition meets marina standards.

Damage Assessments

Receive an expert analysis of your vessel's condition post-incident, aiding in efficient recovery and claims processing.

Condition & Valuation Surveys

Determine your vessel's exact status and value with our comprehensive inspection, essential for financing and insurance.

Cargo Inspections

Protect your interests with our meticulous examination of cargo condition, securing your investment during transport.

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Proudly Providing Boat Surveys for All of Miami and Surrounding Areas

Austral International Marina

Ocean Marine Surveyors is thrilled to provide our boat and marine surveying services at the Austral International Marina renowned for its amenities and offerings that cater to a yachting community worldwide. Positioned strategically for both convenience and luxury Ocean Marine Surveyors delivers survey solutions to ensure that your vessel meets the safety and performance standards.

Coral Reef Yacht Club

We are delighted to offer our services at the Coral Reef Yacht Club, a hub for water sports enthusiasts with access to the Gulf Stream and the Bahamas. This location is well known for its atmosphere hosting regattas where members can partake in sailing activities, social gatherings and delightful dining experiences following a day on the water. Our surveys are tailored to prepare your vessel for this area

Dinner Key Marina

Ocean Marine Surveyors offers expert services at Dinner Key Marina in Coconut Grove—a slip facility in Florida offering 582 slips at rates. Nestled in an area with history that was home to Pan American Airways Clippers and located near landmarks such as Miami City Hall, Villa Vizcaya and CocoWalk. This marina combines significance with local culture. Our assessments ensure that your boat is fully equipped at this location.

Grove Harbour Marina

Ocean Marine Surveyors is excited to provide our expertise at Grove Harbour Marina, that offers a blend of a laid back vibe and top notch amenities. With 90 slips and 260 dry stacks this marina is fully equipped with comforts making it an ideal spot for both fishing and cruising enthusiasts. Conveniently located minutes away from Miami and the airport Grove Harbour Marina is a choice for boaters looking for both convenience and luxury.

Hurricane Cove Marina

Ocean Marine Surveyors also offer services at Hurricane Cove Marina, a 150 slip marina situated on the Miami River. This marina caters to both hands on DIY enthusiasts and those in need of full service care offering flexibility for vessel repairs done personally or by contractors. Whether you prefer taking care of maintenance tasks yourself or seeking assistance Ocean Marine Surveyors are dedicated to meeting all your surveying needs with expertise

Pelican Harbor Marina

Our services are available at the Pelican Harbor where you can enjoy access to the Intracoastal waterway along with shopping, dining options and two ocean inlets right at your fingertips. Only a short distance away lies Pelican Island, a 10 acre nature preserve for relaxing days spent amidst natures beauty.Our experienced marine surveys ensure that your vessel is well prepared for any journey while prioritising your safety, on the seas

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a marine survey?
A marine survey refers to an examination of a boat to evaluate its condition, value and compliance with safety regulations. It can be likened to a health check up conducted by a marine surveyor.
Why is it necessary to have a survey?

Marine surveys serve several purposes:

  • Pre Purchase: Looking to purchase a vessel?   Make an informed decision before making a large investment.
  • Insurance: Many insurance providers require an up to date survey report in order to offer coverage.
  • Financing: Banks and financial institutions often demand surveys for boat loans.
  • Safety: They help identify any safety concerns or required repairs.
  • Marina Access: Many marinas require a survey to determine the condition of a vessel before getting a slip.
What types of surveys do you provide?

Our range of surveys includes:


  • Pre Purchase Surveys: Detailed inspections carried out prior to purchasing a boat.
  • Insurance Surveys: Assessments mandated by insurance companies.
  • Appraisal Surveys: Evaluations conducted to determine the market value of a boat.
  • Damage Surveys: Assessing the extent of damage following an accident or incident.
  • Cargo Surveys: An inspection process conducted to assess the condition, quantity, and compliance of cargo during transportation.
How long does a marine survey typically take?

The duration of a survey depends on factors such as the size and type of vessel as well as the extent of the survey being conducted.  On average a survey can take anywhere from a few hours to a full day. Our goal is to conduct a comprehensive inspection, within the efficient timeframe possible.

What will I receive after the survey?

Following the survey you will receive a report encompassing findings, recommendations and any identified issues. The report is comprehensive. Includes photographs, descriptions well as a summary of your vessel’s condition and value.


How frequently should I have my vessel surveyed?

We recommend having your vessel surveyed:

  • Prior to Purchase: Always get a survey before buying a used vessel.
  • Every 2-5 Years: For insurance renewals and to maintain a good condition.
  • After an Incident: If your boat sustains damage or is involved in an accident.
  • Moving to New Marina: You may need to provide a condition survey to satisfy marina entrance requirements.
How much does a marine survey cost?

Various factors contribute to the cost of a survey including the type of vessel, the size of the vessel, and distance from the surveyor.  We provide transparent pricing and can offer a quote based on your specific needs.


How do I prepare my vessel for a survey?

Prior to the survey ensure your vessel is both accessible and clean.  Remove any items that might obstruct movement or a view.  Ensure you have all documents ready including ownership papers and maintenance records.  Preparing for the survey will help ensure the survey process is both smooth and efficient.


Can I attend the survey?

Of course!  We welcome your presence during the survey and will set aside time after the survey is complete to answer any questions you may have. 


How do I schedule a survey?

Scheduling your survey is straight forward process.  Simply contact us with the details about your vessel and its location and when you would like us to perform the survey.  Once we schedule your time slot, we will send out a follow message confirming your appointment as well as reminder on the day of the survey. 


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 NAMS 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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