GENERAL SURVEY RATES
PrePurchase Surveys (Comprehensive) (2018)
VESSELS UP TO 30' LENGTH OVER-ALL $15/FT
VESSELS FROM 31' TO 36' LENGTH OVER-ALL $16/FT
VESSELS FROM 37' TO 47' LENGTH OVER-ALL $17/FT
VESSELS FROM 48' TO 58' LENGTH OVER-ALL $18/FT
VESSELS OVER 59' LENGTH OVER-ALL BY CONTRACT
Travel Surcharges (2018)
Within 1 hour of Poulsbo Within base rate
Tacoma $40 + bridge toll
Seattle $80 + ferry
Everett $40 + ferry
Edmonds Ferry cost only
Port Angeles $80
So what's involved?? Comprehensive pre-purchase surveys can take a minimum of 4hrs and up to 8-10 to conduct for vessels up to 50' ... along with preliminary research conducted prior ... and the formulation of the report after which takes anywhere from 2-3hours.
VESSELS OF WOODEN CONSTRUCTION + $1.50/FT
(Why is that? -- Wooden vessels are more complex and deserve more concerted
inspection and time devoted -- especially older vessels requiring closer inspection)
OIL SAMPLES $40/sample
Oil samples can be taken of all machinery lube oil and coolants
with report and analysis provided -- this generally takes a week to
return from the lab.
DAMAGE INSPECTION/GENERAL CONSULTING $100/hr
IN-THE-WATER REINSURANCE SURVEY $12 - $15/ft up to 58' LOA
Confirmation of structure, systems, and safety to satisfy routine insurance requirements.
The vessel will be taken through a number of underway performance exercises ... along with observing the operation of all equipment under load. Generally this is in addition to a regular pre-purchase survey ... elected to confirm satisfactory operation and performance of the vessel. $65/hour in addition to general survey rate.
EXTENDED TRAVEL OUT-OF-STATE OR OVERNIGHT $175/day
This covers lodging, meals, and fuel
(Parking and any ferry charges additional by agreement)
On board service is provided for specialized concerns for the boat-owner ... underway boat-handling & seamanship training is offered one-on-one.