Survey Rates:

A survey is more than a check list or inventory list which is why no two vessel surveys are the same.  Therefore the cost of a marine survey has many variables in arriving at a fair price, including but not limited to the size and type of survey, type of vessel, the materials it was constructed from, the type of work required of the surveyor and the location of the vessel. The vessel condition and the age of the vessel is also considered.  Evidently it takes much longer to survey a 15 year old boat with deferred maintenance than a three your old vessel in Bristol condition. Per foot rates are based on the vessels length overall (LOA)  including add-ons (i.e. swim platforms, watercraft lifts, etc). We use a scaled approach not to penalize smaller boats with fewer systems. 

Please review our Survey Preparation page for tips and expectations to minimize the cost of your survey while maximizing the content of the survey.  Each survey requires a signed contract and payment prior to the survey to ensure that all parties are aligned with expectations. 

Below are "estimated" Pre Purchase Condition & Value Survey rates to set expectations.  To get your final quote please contact us directly or complete the online from provided.

Vessel up to 50':      $22-$28 per foot **

Vessel 50'-Over:      $28+ per foot **

Ask about discounts for Insurance Surveys

**Per foot Pre Purchase C&V contract includes:

  • InspectX-Pro publishing fee ($39)

  • Sea Trial, Hull, Sub Systems, Rigging (deck level), Electronics and Systems inspection

  • Findings and Recommendations 

  • Fair Market Value analysis 


Oil, Gear and Coolant Analysis: 

  • $55 per analysis

  • Includes disposable kit, sample extraction, 3rd party analysis and shipping fee

  • Analysis completed by third party  

  • Oil analysis can be turned in 1-2 days

  • Coolant analysis can be turned in 5-8 days


Mileage Travel Expenses: 

  • $0.58 per mile  (IRS guidelines)

  • Lodging as applicable

Inspect X-Pro Publishing Fee

  • $39 per survey

Hourly Rate: 

  • $125.00 per hour plus travel expenses

Captain For Hire:

  • Private vessel, deliveries, consultations or Substitute Custodian services and rates are provided after a short consultation on expectations

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