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DS Marine Surveys

DS Marine Surveys, a professional organization serving private individuals, yacht brokers, insurance companies and financial institutions. We are committed to providing prompt, professional and timely service. You can be assured of thorough inspections and comprehensive reports.

Surveyor: David Sandford AMS ®

Fully Accredited by the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS). Standards Trained by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC).

About Marine Survey Inspections
Preparing Your Vessel for Survey
Surveying During the Winter Months
Information on Choosing a Surveyor
Our CS 36 Merlin “Skana”

2018 Seminar Schedule

Whitby Marina “Toonie Tuesday”

Wednesday February 20 / 2018

Buying a Boat / Why You Need a Marine Surveyor

Whitby Yacht Club  TBD

Condition and Valuation Surveys

This constitutes the bulk of our business. Our C&V reports will assist in potential vessel purchases, financial and insurance underwriting. We guarantee acceptance by all major institutions.

Accident Investigations

Damage Surveys and Investigations.

Consultations and Appraisals

We offer repair consultation, supervision, and appraisals for donations, estates and settlements.

Winter Seminars

We offer winter seminars on a variety of topics relating to the Marine Industry, Boat Repair ad Maintenance. Contact us for more information.

Now booking for Winter 2018

Service Area

Ontario and Beyond

Home Port

The Home Port of our CS 36 Merlin “Skana” is the Whitby Yacht Club, located on the north shore of Lake Ontario about 30 minutes east of Toronto. Check the club’s website for further information.

Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors
American and Boat and Yacht Council

Recent Blog Posts

Sailboat Hull Re-Finish

Feb 19/2018

My Ebooks

Ebkkk Guide to sailboats

A Guide To Sailboats and Their Systems

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