Sharing a lifetime’s passion for sailing, boats and the sea

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:

If buying a boat is a significant investment for you, it pays to get an expert inspection of her before handing over your cash…

A must before any long voyage and, as a minimum, every 5 years with the mast at ground level so that every tiny part can be properly inspected…

Most insurers will ask you for a survey report and valuation when you buy your boat, and at fixed intervals afterwards…

Usually requested by an insurer if you make a claim, this inspection advises the extent of the damage and approximate repair costs…

Professional Skippering

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:

Your sailing holiday should be a stress free experience, so let a professional skipper take weight off your shoulders…

If you need to move your boat and would prefer to have a professional on board…

Getting to know a new boat can be stressful, take some private lessons and get a head start…

Other Boaty Help

With 30 years of sailing boat ownership, Sam can help with:

Let us help you through the minefield of choices, whether remotely or in person; whittling down the best options, pre-inspection reports, valuation guidance…

Discuss your refit needs and get help in managing projects on the island of Sint Maarten/St Martin…

Ensure your rewiring, plumbing, steering or engine installation meets recommended standards…

Don’t put your boat on the market without our helpful guidance; we’ll show you how to get the best return…