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Marine Surveyors
Vero Beach , FL

Serving clients in Vero Beach 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 Vero Beach, Florida

Ocean Marine Surveyors is the trusted expert in Vero Beach. Our team of certified professionals provides you with top notch marine survey services tailored to meet the needs of Vero Beach’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 specialised 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 Vero Beach.

Our range of surveying services at Vero Beach includes:

Pre Purchase Surveys

Make an informed purchase with our detailed evaluation of the vessel's condition, ensuring a wise investment at Vero Beach, FL.

Insurance Surveys

Secure optimal insurance coverage in Vero Beach with our comprehensive assessment, tailored to meet insurance criteria.

Marina Entrance Surveys

Smoothly access Vero Beach's marinas with our survey, verifying your boat's condition aligns with marina requirements.

Damage Assessments

Obtain a professional analysis of your vessel's condition after an incident, facilitating swift recovery and claim resolution.

Condition & Valuation Surveys

Accurately assess your vessel's current state and value with our in-depth inspection, crucial for financial and insurance purposes.

Cargo Inspections

Safeguard your cargo with our thorough inspection, ensuring its condition during transportation meets your standards.

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Your Marine Survey Partners – Contact Us for Peace of Mind

Proudly Providing Boat Surveys for All of Vero Beach and Surrounding Areas

Loggerhead Marina at Vero Beach

At Ocean Marine Surveyors we take pride in offering our services at the Loggerhead Marina. This marina offers a harbour for your boat amidst breathtaking sky views. With access to the Indian River Lagoon, it shines as a gem of the Treasure Coast making it an ideal spot for our thorough boat and marine inspections. Ensure your vessels soundness with our expert evaluations.

Vero Beach City Marina

Ocean Marine Surveyors is pleased to provide our inspection services at Vero Beach City Marina. This marina welcomes than 3,000 visiting boats each year hosting them for over 20,000 nights. Featuring moorings and slips for timeframes it serves as a bustling and convenient hub for sailors. Our skilled inspections guarantee your vessels top notch condition.

Quail Valley River Club

Ocean Marine Surveyors is honoured to extend its services at Quail Valley, an establishment in Vero Beach founded in 2000 by Steve Mulvey. Quail Valley offers golfing and social experiences across three locations providing amenities to its members. Our offerings are in line with the clubs dedication to top notch quality delivering inspections of boats at the Quail Valley neighbourhood.

Vero Tackle and Marina

Ocean Marine Surveyors is thrilled to offer services at Vero Tackle & Marina which boasts a 32 slip docking area accommodating boats up to 45 feet for term extended stays. Nestled along the Indian River Lagoon and conveniently positioned behind the tackle shop this marina provides an easily accessible sanctuary for your vessel. Our expert boat and marine surveying services aim to ensure that your experience, at Vero Tackle & Marina is pleasant and stress free aligning with the marinas dedication to safety and convenience.

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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