is strongly advised to order a survey when purchasing a new or used
vessel. A pre-purchase survey is a comprehensive inspection of the
vessel's condition and the vessel's systems.
surveys covers the hull integrity, propulsion system (sails, engines,
auxiliary engines), fuel systems, electronic and electrical systems,
navigation equipment, various on-board equipment and systems. A
pre-purchase survey also covers the cosmetic appearance and overall
maintenance of the vessel in and out of the water, as well as sea-trials.