Surveyor -  C. David Sandford SAMS® AMS®

991 Ridgemount Blvd. Oshawa Ontario L1K2K7

    Phone: 905-449-2176


              Condition and Valuation Surveys for Pre-Purchase and Insurance - Consultations - Appraisals - Accident Investigations - Underwater Accident Investigations and Salvage Supervision       


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Our CS Merlin 36 Skana

DS Marine Surveys

A professional organization serving private Individuals, marine insurance and financial underwriters. We are dedicated to providing prompt, professional and timely service. You can be assured of a thorough inspection and comprehensive reports.

Consultations and Appraisals

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

Winter Seminars

We offer winter seminars on a variety to topics relating to the Marine Industry, Boat Repair, Upgrades and Maintenance. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Now booking for Winter 2015

2015 Seminar Schedule

Wednesday Jan 20 / 2015

Diesel Engines / Frenchmen's bay Yacht Club

Tuesday Feb 17 / 2015

Marine Electrical Systems Whitby Marina "ToonieTuesday".           More Information at:

Wednesday Feb 26 / 2015

Care and Feeding of Fiberglass Boats / Whitby Yacht Club






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. As certified divers we also offer underwater investigations and salvage supervision

Service Area

Ontario and Beyond

Home Port

   The Home Port of Our CS36 Skana is The Whitby Yacht Club   on the North Shore of Lake Ontario about 30 minutes east of Toronto. Further information about the club can be found at the club's website

Look for David's  column on boat repair and maintenance in

Ontario Sailor Magazine.

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