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Sailboat Prepurchase Survey

  • Sound testing of the hull and deck
  • Moisture testing of the hull, deck, and structure
  • Visual inspection of all accessible interior and exterior spaces
  • A visual inspection of the rigging
  • Electrical system inspection, operation, and metered testing
  • Plumbing system inspection and operation
  • Visual inspection of all accessible fuel, water, and waste tanks
  • Comprehensive Sea Trial
  • Operational condition of the vessels engine, including a thermal scan (engine oil analysis optional)
  • Galvanic Corrosion testing with a corrosion test meter (optional)
  • Safety inspection including all Coast Guard, state, and federal required safety equipment