Update April 1, 2019
The number of older vessels that are in the current boat "population" continues to grow. Experience shows that, without fail, there is a direct correlation between the age of the boat and effort required to survey it.
The older the boat, the longer and dirtier is the survey process and the longer the debriefing process at the end of the survey day. The older the boat, the longer the time spent typing the report and the more follow up with helping find repair facilities or repair personnel as well as comment on how we would suggest that the repairs be done.
If the boat has already been rehabilitated, the survey time is lengthened by trying to verify if the repairs have been accomplished in a workmanlike manner and if they are compliant with accepted standards and practices.
There is not one aspect of the survey process that is not impacted by the age of the boat. With that realization we charge an additional $2.00 per foot over our standard $18.00 per foot for boats over 20 years old and an additional $4.00 per foot for boats over 30 years old.
Boats over 40 years old will be quoted on an individual basis.
Consultation / Damage inspection
$100.00 per hour
||0 - 19 years||20 - 29 years||30 - 39 years|
|Up to 39 feet||$18.00 per foot||$20.00 per foot||$22.00 per foot|
|40 - 49 feet||$20.00 per foot||$22.00 per foot||$24.00 per foot|
|50 - 59 feet||$22.00 per foot||$24.00 per foot||$26.00 per foot|
Boats greater than 60 feet in length and/or older than 40 years quoted on an individual basis. Please call for rates.
$12.00 per foot, plus $2.00 per foot for boats over 30 years old.
$100.00 per hour (charged in increments of quarter hour) for time spent in non-survey related duties including: Preparing the boat for survey, repairs, waiting, car shuffling, boat shuffling, etc.
50% Of the published fee due for services will be assessed and due if a survey inspection is canceled within 24 hours of the scheduled starting time.
75% Of the published fee due for services will be assessed and due if a survey inspection is canceled after surveyor is on site.
Additional Charge Schedule
There will be additional charges for:
Second trip if requested or required
Mileage, outside of normal service area
$1.00 per mile (This charge covers both the actual expense and the hours invested in travel time)
Other travel rates on request.