Condition Inspection

This is a comprehensive out-of-water inspection that includes the hull, accommodation areas, and onboard systems. Specialist measurement equipment, including ultrasonic thickness measurement, is used to assess the hull condition, charging systems, heating performance etc.

The survey is supported by a comprehensive condition report that includes Recommendations, Suggestions and Advisory comments to support repair and maintenance planning, or pre-sale improvements.

The inspection criteria include:

  • Hull
    • Nominal plate thickness measurement
    • Overall condition
    • Coatings
    • Thickness diminution
    • Pitting
    • Major visible weld defects
    • Excessive corrosion
  • Accommodation
  • Cathodic protection
  • Electrical systems (AC and DC)
  • Engine, gearbox and propulsion systems
  • Ventilation requirements
  • Fire prevention
  • Water and waste management
  • Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) systems
  • Heating systems
  • Fuel storage and delivery systems

Canal & River Trust recommends a survey “Money spent on your own out of water survey will always pay for itself in the long run and will identify any potential problems with your boat.

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