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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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Boat Insurance Surveyors in West Palm Beach

Every seasoned mariner knows that vessel insurance is required before the hull even touches the water. Unfortunately, all too many first-time boatowners are blindsided with this. Most assume that if it doesn’t drive on the roads, it doesn’t need insurance. Boats are no different than trucks, cars, and motorcycles when it comes to having an insurance policy. It’s even more shocking to novice owners that every insurance carrier requires an inspection before they will write a policy. This inspection cannot be performed by the mechanic at the local marine. It must be performed by a certified marine survey company or the insurance company will not accept the findings. The survey is quite detailed, and provides an in-depth report of the entire vessel, including all the systems. This report is then provided to the potential insurance company. Only after receiving the evaluation are they able to decide regarding coverage amounts and costs. The professional inspectors at Simex Marine Surveyors offer complete survey inspections for marine insurance carriers.

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Boat Insurance Inspection in Fort Lauderdale

In South Florida, when any adult is posed the question of which would be the one outdoor toy they would like to have, the clear majority of them will quickly answer a boat. Most wouldn’t even to pause for a full minute. The beaches and the water are the main reasons people live here. Of course, the watersports are a definite plus. Although so many people want to own boats, few of them do the research to learn exactly what is entails before they take the plunge into ownership. Unfortunately for them, first-time buyers usually see a boat parked in a driveway with a for sale sign on it, or see one offered for sale at a low price on Craigslist or Facebook. They could have been on vessels plenty of times, but they simply aren’t qualified to judge if the boat is good or not. Therefore, experienced owners always have the vessel inspected by a marine survey professional before deciding whether or not to make the purchase. The survey can also be used as bargaining chip so that you can make sure that you’re paying a fair price. Simex Marine Surveyors offers more than forty years of experience and will ensure you don’t spend a bunch of money on a boat that’s really an anchor.

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Insurance Surveys

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.

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"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

"A customer is the most important visitor. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption of our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider to our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us the opportunity to do so. -- Mahatma Gandhi"

 

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We survey any size of vessel.