Sharing a lifetime’s passion for sailing, boats and the sea
A qualified IIMS marine surveyor and RYA commercial skipper, Sam is available for yacht surveys, charter, deliveries, sales and consultancy from a base in St Martin in the Caribbean…
And whether you’re contemplating your next sailing holiday destination, pondering the best boat to buy for your budget, or thinking about replacing your bilge pumps, you’ll find helpful independent advice here.
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The Pre-Purchase Yacht Survey – Buy Your Next Boat With Your Eyes Open
If you splurge on one thing before you sign the sales agreement on your next vessel, make sure it’s on a Pre-Purchase Survey by an independent yacht surveyor. No matter…
Choose a Qualified Marine Surveyor With Experience of Your Type of Vessel
Having recently qualified as a small vessel (up to 24m) surveyor with the Institute of Marine Surveyors (IIMS) I’m delighted to be joining the ranks of the many experienced surveyors…
what we do
If you’d prefer a one on one approach, Sam offers the following personalised services:
Small Yacht Surveys
Sam is an IIMS trained surveyor of small vessels – up to 24m – specialising in fibreglass vessels and yacht system installations. Contact her if you need a:
Holder of a Commercially Endorsed RYA Yachtmaster Offshore for over 20 years and an RYA Cruising Instructor, Sam has sailed extensively in the Caribbean and Mediterranean and in some parts of South East Asia, the Atlantic coast of Europe, the North Sea and USA. She is available for select:
Other Boaty Help
With 30 years of sailing boat ownership, Sam can help with:
In 1992, I inherited a partially built hull from my Dad, who’s dream had been to sail around the world. The boat took me seven years to finish and every penny I earned during that time.
I’ve been sailing ever since – from Scotland to the Mediterranean, in SE Asia and most recently in the Caribbean. What started as a promise to my father has become my lifetime passion.
I’m a sailor, commercial skipper, a small yacht surveyor and I’ve built, sailed, refitted, owned and maintained sailing boats for 30 years… and I still love it!
On this site I hope you find something to inspire and help you on your sailing journey.