Northwood Marine Services ~ Marine Surveyor

Bill Burke ~Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors - Accredited Marine Surveyor 
Services & Fees

We provide a variety of services for you. All of our services are designed to ensure that you get the most information regarding the vessel you are purchasing or insuring. If you are unsure of some of the terminology or test results contained in the report just ask and Bill will be happy to explain them to you.

We perform marine Pre-purchase surveys  (for the buyer),
Vessel condition and valuation (C&V) surveys (for the owner, bank or insurance company) and
Damage / Loss surveys (for the insurance company) on recreational and small commercial vessels (less than 150 ft.) located in the central , north central, south central, eastern Kentucky , north central Tennessee , southern Ohio and Indiana.

Lakes covered are: - Cumberland, Dale Hollow, Green River, Barren, Rough River, Nolin, Laurel,  Herrington, Cave Run, Yatesville, Paintsville, Dewey , Buckhorn and Norris Lakes
Rivers covered are : Kentucky and Ohio

Our Recreational Vessel Rates :
Vessels less than 30 feet : $625
Vessels over 30 feet in length and less than 45 feet : $650
Vessels over 45 feet in length and less than 70 feet:  $725
Vessels over 70 feet in length and less than 80 feet : $775
Vessels over 80 feet in length : $825
Vessels over 90 feet in length : $875
Vessels over 100 feet in length : $925
New Construction Supervision ~ TBD, dependent upon scope of work
Vessel Repair Supervision ~  TBD,  dependent upon scope of work

Usually there is no charge for services within a 75 mile radius  ~ Travel adder is .50 per mile, is dependent upon point of origin and will be discussed while making the survey appointment.   If at all possible we do combine trips so as to reduce travel expenses and keep your costs to a minimum.

Additional Services - when performed at the time of initial survey :
* Shake down cruise / sea trials with survey - $100.00 - 1st   
   hour , $75 - 2nd hour
* Out of water hull and drive inspection in addition to in-water 
   survey - $100.00 or waived if the survey is performed 
   completely out of the water.
* Moisture Testing - FRP vessels must be out of water and dry a
   minimum of  1 full day prior to testing  - $125.00
* Ultrasonic hull thickness testing from outside the hull - out of 
   water -$300
* Ultrasonic hull thickness testing from inside the hull , vessel in
   water - $100 or performed as a courtesy during a
   pre-purchase or insurance survey
* Galvanic and stray current corrosion testing - $50.00
* Spectrographic Engine Oil Analysis with lab report = $42.50 per
   engine or $110 for twin engines and genset.

References available upon request....just ask !

All survey reports are mailed, e-mailed, faxed or delivered within 72 hours of the survey completion.

Customer Comment :

"I don’t believe I have ever met a person as knowledgeable about boats, their systems, functions, or sea laws as I have with Bill Burke.  I found him to be very professional, exacting, knowledgeable, and skilled in his trade.  I meet a lot of people in my business who “blow smoke”.  I'll bet the boating industry is full of them.  Bill is not one of them.  I plan to build a bigger boat sometime in the future.  I wouldn’t undertake that task without contracting Bill to keep check on the builder to make sure the vessel was prepared correctly.''
C.L Rutherford

Order a marine survey today ~ We accept Visa, MasterCard,  American Express, Discover and PayPal as well as Cash or Check.
Full payment is expected as services are rendered.

For more information, send us a request on our "Contact Us"  page, or call (270) 350-1416
Call for a free no obligation quote.

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