Regulations & Construction Standards

Recommendations on a marine survey are often a source of inconvenience to boat owners, and because of this, survey recommendations often come under close scrutiny. Why, after years of trouble-free boat ownership, is it all of sudden imperative to repair these items,...

The Importance of a Sea Trial

Timothy J. S. Martin, SA Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors I am frequently asked if I think it’s important that a marine surveyor attend a Sea Trial when one of our clients is buying a used boat. In very simple terms, not including your marine surveyor on a...

Why do I need a Marine Survey?

Click here to view the blog post pdf By Tim Martin Marine Surveys Canada Whether you are an experienced boater or are purchasing your first boat, you are likely to end up requiring a marine survey at some point. By simple definition, a marine survey is a boat...

Wire Nuts on Boats

There you are just finishing up installing that new stereo or fish finder on your boat and all you need to do is join those last couple of wires and then time to hit the water with your newly installed electronics but AHH you look around and there are no more butt...