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Marine surveyors perform checks and evaluate watercrafts that are not just important for the safety of onboard people. Their services are also crucial for many financial reasons. For instance, the appraisal report of a boat furnished by them sometimes turns out to be a dealmaker or breaker.

In addition, their inspections are also required for marine insurance claim resolutions or to set the premium for a newly insured boat. All things considered, if a person owns a boat or any other watercraft, then marine surveyors can facilitate him on many stages.

Insurance Claims Marine Surveyors in Fort Lauderdale

Like any other motor vehicle, boats and sails can also incur damages. Therefore, the majority of watercrafts are also insured. In case of any mishap, whether it happens on the dockyard or in the open sea, the owner of the affected boat is well within his right to file a marine insurance claim to get the reimbursement for the damage repairs.

However, the process is not as linear and simple as it sounds. Many insurance companies only proceed with claim resolution after receiving the appraisal report of the boat from an expert third-party. Here come marine surveyors who can conduct a thorough and completely impartial inspection of the boat in question.

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Marine Surveyors in Fort Lauderdale

Car and truck owners can afford to skip a routine inspection and maintenance of their vehicles since it might only lead to inconvenience, late deliveries or late arrivals. But one can’t adopt a similar laidback approach for vessels, boats and other water vehicles since it can lead to fatal outcomes. Every boat owner needs to have regular and diligent inspections to ensure that his appliance can effectively bear the conditions for which it has been designed. For this important quality check, they can hire a qualified marine surveyor.

Fort Lauderdale is primarily known for its beaches and boating canals. Every other person in the city thus owns a vessel or wants to get one. However, it has been observed that not everyone is equally dutiful to maintain the well-being of his watercraft. Moreover, many people are not familiar with the process through which a boat can be surveyed for its performance. Here comes the expertise of Simex International Marine Surveyors. They hold an experience of more than four decades in conducting professional inspections of boats, vessels, tugboats, and many other watercrafts.

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Yacht Damage Evaluation Reports in Palm Beach County

One thing that every vessel owner has in common is that they all absolutely love their boats and will go to the ends of the earth to protect them from damage. A boat is a member of the family. It entertains. It keeps people safe. It can provide a means to catch food, and a good tan to boot. Unfortunately, even the most experienced and cautious of yachtsmen can end up with their vessels being damaged. Generally, it’s through no fault of their own; however, the damage still occurred and needs to be addressed. The insurance company will have your marine insurance evaluation survey on file, so they will have something viable to compare to the new damages. They will require a damage evaluation report for your yacht. This must be performed by a certified marine surveyor. It’s also for your protection too. Simex Marine Surveyors offers complete marine services in South Florida.

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Vessel Evaluation Surveys in Broward County

The biggest mistake made by people taking them step to buy their first boats is that they do so at the spur of the moment. They enter in the transaction blindly and generally, it winds up biting them in the butt. Most novices have no clue what a marine surveyor does or how important they are to vessel owners and their financial well-beings. Getting a pre-purchase survey performed is like have a technician evaluate the condition of a vehicle before you fork over the cash. It protects you from making a bad deal that could cost you thousands and thousands of dollars in the long run. A marine survey can also give you some leverage when it comes to negotiating a fair price for the boat. Of course, the survey will also give you a head’s up as to how well the vessel was maintained and any potential issues you might be facing with it in the near future. The cost of the survey is well worth the peace of mind it will provide. Simex Marine Surveyors offers pre-purchase evaluation reports in Fort Lauderdale.

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There are many requirements that an insurance company expects the Fort Lauderdale owner of a vessel to comply with, including a mandatory marine insurance survey. When you need marine consultants in Fort Lauderdale, it would be wise to contact the most widely sought after vessel insurance inspectors in the area, Simex International – Marine Surveyors in Fort Lauderdale.


"Captain Paul did an excellent job . He was prompt and extremely thorough. He was invaluable in helping me make a decision in purchasing a vessel. You won't find anyone better."

Charles Burch

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