Condition and value surveys
If it is for buying a new or used vessel or for insurance renewal, all inspections are conducted in the same fashion. A complete inspection of the vessel hull, deck and structure, verification of installations of the equipment, electrical installations, mechanical installations, plumbing installations and safety equipment necessary to have onboard according to Transport Canada ABYC and International rules.
Inspections usually performed for insurance companies to determine cause and damage due to an insurance claim and to asses damage and control repair cost.
Marine survey usually performed for the purpose of obtaining financing, estate settlement and legal settlements.