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Marine Surveyors
Stuart , FL

Serving clients in Stuart 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 Stuart, Florida

Ocean Marine Surveyors is the trusted expert in Stuart, a city renowned globally as the “Sailfish Capital of the World”. With 300 miles of waterways, the city is a haven for boating enthusiasts. 

Our team of certified professionals provides the very best in marine survey services tailored to meet the needs of Stuart’s boating community. Whether you’re looking to purchase a vessel, seeking a survey for insurance purposes, planning to dock at marinas, in need of damage assessment or wanting to evaluate your vessels condition and value, our specialized services will ensure your peace of mind.

At Ocean Marine Surveyors we go beyond conducting surveys; we are dedicated to upholding maritime excellence standards in Stuart. 

Our range of services includes:

Pre Purchase Surveys

Comprehensive Pre-Purchase Surveys in Stuart - Your Key to Informed Boat Ownership.

Insurance Surveys

Securing Stuart's Boaters with Meticulous Insurance Surveys - Your Shield on the Water.

Marina Entrance Surveys

Smooth Docking Starts Here - Marina Entrance Surveys Ensuring Safe Harbor in Stuart.

Damage Assessments

Swift and Precise Damage Assessments in Stuart - Restoring Your Vessel's Integrity.

Condition & Valuation Surveys

Stuart's Trusted Advisors in Boat Appraisal - Accurate Condition & Valuation Surveys.

Cargo Inspections

Protect Your Cargo, Protect Your Investment - Unrivaled Cargo Inspections in Stuart.

What Our Happy Clients Have to Say

Your Marine Survey Partners – Contact Us for Peace of Mind

Proudly Providing Boat Surveys for All Stuart Marinas and Surrounding Areas

Apex Marina

Nestled in the heart of Southeast Florida Apex Marina serves as the starting point, for your nautical escapades. With Ocean Marine Surveyors overseeing inspections of your vessel you can embark on your journey towards the beaches or the nearby Bahamas with confidence in both safety and performance. Count on us to ensure that your boat is fully equipped for the sea making every voyage from Apex Marina an exciting exploration of the oceans marvels.

Mariner Cay Marina

Indulge in the opulence of Mariner Cay Marina located in Stuart, FL, where your boating experience is elevated by premium amenities and expert vessel assessments. Ocean Marine Surveyors offers checks to guarantee peace of mind ensuring that your adventures are not pleasurable but also safe. Immerse yourself in the laid back lifestyle offered by Mariner Cay while resting assured that your vessel meets top notch standards.

Safe Harbor Harborage Yacht Club

Immerse yourself in the meeting point of waterways at Safe Harbor Harborage Yacht Club. At Ocean Marine Surveyors we offer top tier boat surveying services ensuring that your vessel is well prepared for navigating the waters. By entrusting us at this marina you can rest easy knowing that your boat meets the highest safety and performance requirements transforming every departure into a pinnacle of maritime excellence.

Hutchinson Island Marina

Situated along the Indian River in Stuart, Hutchinson Island Marina is a haven for those who love the sea. Ocean Marine Surveyors ensure that your boat is in shape to fully enjoy the marina's 80 docks and range of amenities such as a pool, bar, golf course and more. We ensure your nautical and resort experiences blend seamlessly and securely to enhance your adventures in this location.

Pirates Cove Resort & Marina

Found in downtown Stuart, Pirates Cove Resort & Marina is a destination for fishing enthusiasts and boaters. Ocean Marine Surveyors are available to conduct boat surveys so your vessel is set for your next adventures. With access to the Intracoastal Waterway and facilities accommodating boats up to 100 feet, Pirates Cove is the perfect getaway. We strive to make your visit at Pirates Cove both safe and unforgettable.

Waterway Marina

The HMY Stuart office, at Waterway Marina shines as a symbol of top tier yacht brokerage services.Ocean Marine Surveyors provides our surveys here to guarantee that every yacht complies with our strict standards. The team at HMY ensures a yachting experience covering everything from sales to after sales. Ocean Marine Surveyors is here to help customers seeking top notch professionalism in the maritime sector.

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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