Marine Insurance Survey

EMarine Survey - Marine Insurance Survey

What may affect insurance appraisal?

  • laminate, grounding, decay or corrosion damage
  • structural integrity of the hull, deck and keel
  • condition of the machinery and associated systems
  • seacocks, hose, clamps, vented loops, bilge pumps
  • 12VDC, batteries, security and wiring for fire risk
  • compliant 240VAC to prevent electrocution or fire
  • mast, rigging and sails for age, condition, service
  • integrity of structural fastenings and shroud plates
  • rudder, steering gear and emergency steering
  • adequate and compliant firefighting equipment
  • current LPG compliance plate and certificate

When is an insurance report required?

Your insurer usually requests one every 3 – 5 years or upon:

  • a change of ownership or insurance provider,
  • a change of use or area of operation, and
  • after any significant repair or modification.


Scope of our insurance survey reports

Concise reports sufficient for insurance appraisal:

  • identification, design, age and construction
  • structural and overall cosmetic condition
  • machinery and systems, condition and service
  • condition of seacocks, pumps and plumbing
  • condition and security of batteries and wiring
  • 240VAC compliance to Australian standards
  • mast and standing rigging service history
  • LPG and firefighting for compliance
  • rudders and steering condition and operation
  • transceivers, navionics and equipment of value
  • safety for the  intended use and area of operation
  • valuation in the current open market conditions

Three limitations of  our insurance survey reports include:

  • no in-water survey, machinery, systems trial or the rig aloft,
  • no warranty is implied for compliance to any  standard, and
  • it is not provided for any third party pre-purchase evaluation.