As a nominated surveyor for the YDSA we can undertake MCA coding for commercial vessels under 24m load line
Specifically designed for anyone wishing to purchase a motor boat or sailing vessel. We will inspect the vessel to the highest degree of detail, taking it through 25 to 35 core non destructive tests as listed below dependant upon the type of vessel. Click for more information on the survey's scope.
Insurance Companies require a Survey to put a vessel on risk and susbsequently every five years if the vessel is over 20 years old. This survey will meet this purpose providing a condition report for the insurer that shows the overall safety and condition of the vessel. There are 25 -35 core non destructive tests, dependent upon the type of vessel and materials used in its construction. Click for more information.
Surveys that provide the owner and insurer of a steel vessels with a guage to the thickness of plating on the vessels hull. A 250 - 350 point thickness measurement in different areas of the hull gives the plate thickness of the vessel indicating the structural integrity of a steel vessel. Measurements are taken using a Cygnus 2 (MkIII) instrument. Cygnus are a world leader in this type of instrument.
Used for registering a vessel with Lloyds UK, a tonnage measurement can only be authorised by a Governing Body. They give an accurate measurement of the vessel and are frequently required by finance companies if a vessel is subject to a marine mortgage.
RB Yacht Surveys is certified to carry out Tonnage Measurement for the UK, Cayman Islands, Isle of Man and Channel Islands through membership of the YDSA. Please call 07881 611157 to discuss your needs.
Providing an accurate report of damage substained by storms, boat yards, other vessels or personal accidents. RB Yacht Surveys' damage reports can be authorised by the insurer or the owner and comprise a factual account of all damage sustained by the vessel, its integrity after an incident and what repairs are needed to restore it to prime condition. The scope will vary from minor injuries to the gelcoat through to complete write-off status. If your vessel has suffered accidental or malicious damage, please call 07881 611157 to discuss your requirements or make and appointment via this site.
A service for owners (or insurers) seeking reassurance that authorised work is carried out to a satisfactory standard. The remit of RB Yacht Services can extend to full oversight of all works if a client is unable to make the time in a busy schedule of other commitments to oversee work directly. We authorise no payment to be made until work has been fully completed and quality checked.
We have overseen repairs for insurance companies and owners all over Europe, ensuring work on the vessels was completed to a good standard. Please call 07881 611157 to discuss the scope of any project and the level of involvement required.