Harwood Marine Surveys carry out the following surveys and inspections.If you can't see what you require, please contact us to discuss your requirements.



Provides a full appraisal of the vessels structure, build quality and all equipment. Thermal Imaging 3D/IR technology is included in pre-purchase surveys.


Confirms everything is working correctly before a vessel is purchased, repairs have been undertaken or a vessel has been in for refit.


New and used tested under load. Oil analysis is obtained and sent away for analysis and this assists to have a service history for future reference.


Specific area surveys carried out on components and structures to identify faults that can be present..


Key stage inspections and sea trials before and after completion are carried out to confirm what is required for the refit and ensure the refit is on time ,within budget and components are installed correctly. 



The structural integrity of a vessel is surveyed to obtain insurance cover and when a valuation is required.


For owners, buyers, owners agents and yards when unforeseen problems can or have occurred on a new build or a vessel has been in for refit or repair.


Defects surveyed before reaching a settlement with a third party or insurance company. When major damage has occurred it is advisable for the owner to engage an independent surveyor even though the insurance company may appoint their own surveyor.


New build inspections carried out before a yacht is handed over and leaves the factory to the new client.