& MOTORCRAFT SURVEYS
With over 35 years of recreational boat and sailing experience, Gary Cook founded Ketch Yawl Maritime to assist clients with surveys of vessels being considered for purchase, providing unbiased value and condition surveys for lender, insurance, or legal purposes, as well as consultation regarding upgrades, changes, or improvements to an existing craft. Confidentiality is strictly maintained with the client contracting the work.
Graduate of Chapman School of Seamanship Yacht & Small Craft Surveying, Gary also has a BS in Electrical & Electronics Technology.
All survey work is performed according to standards established within the US Code & Federal Regulations, National Fire Protection Association, and the voluntary standards and recommended practices developed by the American Boat & Yacht Council.
KETCH YAWL MARITIME SERVICES
Exceeding Your Expectations
These surveys are commonly provided for clients who think they have found a great pre-owned boat and seek validation from an expert to inspect the craft along with all its systems to gain confidence the vessel is in condition worthy of the purchase. Extensive market research is performed to establish an unbiased value. A written report with photos provides reference for the resulting information. Detailed in this report are items of concern discovered from the inspection relating to safety, functionality, and performance.
VALUE & CONDITION SURVEYS
These surveys are commonly required by lenders and / or insurance companies to validate that the Integrity, Safety, and Value of a vessel, align with their associated risk. Market research is performed to establish "Fair Market Value" and results including inspection detail are provided along with photographs in a written report.
This is a focused inspection purely to evaluate and establish the fair market value of a vessel for donation, legal case, or estate settlement. Market value research is performed and a written report providing supporting detail and photos is included.