Looking for a San Diego Marine Surveyor?
Ocean Marine Surveyors is ready to handle your San Diego marine survey and boat appraisal needs!
Your San Diego Marine Survey and Boat Appraisal Experts
San Diego Bay is a recreational haven that attracts boaters from all over the world. Covering roughly 8 square miles and 300 million cubic yards of water, the bay is home to thousands of boats. Whether you need a marine survey or boat appraisal in San Diego, Chula Vista, Mission Bay. or Oceanside, Ocean Marine Surveyors can help. We understand how important providing professional, timely, objective, and comprehensive information can be regarding the condition of your marine vessel.
We specialize in yachts and small craft, and cargo:
- Pre-Purchase Surveys, Sail and Power
- Damage Claims
- Insurance Renewal Surveys
- Corrosion Surveys
- Cargo and Container Surveys
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. We are current IIMS Affiliates and ABYC® Certified Technicians. Our surveys are held in high regard in the industry as we are recognized for our judgement, 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 can help.
Why Choose Us
Choosing the right marine surveyor is important. A qualified marine surveyor will ensure they have achieved and maintain the necessary educational requirements to properly perform marine surveys . We are members of the following organizations:
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
- United States Surveyors Association (USSA)
- American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC)
What Makes us Different
What Our Clients Have to Say
A boat or ocean vessel can be one of the most expensive purchases you will make. Let us help you with your decision.
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.
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.
If you are planning to purchase a boat, a thorough inspection of the engine and generator installation is a virtual necessity.
Designed to help insurance underwriters make underwriting decisions based on the condition and general value of the vessel.
Marine Vessel Appraisals
Vessel appraisals consist of an inspection and report designed to provide you with thoroughly researched fair market value.
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.
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.
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.
We are experts in our field, a current SAMS Member, and ABYC Certified in Marine Systems
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Survey reports are guaranteed to be accepted by every known lender and insurance carrier
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 NAMS associate and IIMS affiliate. Our years of experience and credentials help ensure that each and every client receives a superior level of service.