Boston Marine Surveyors
Marine Surveying & Consulting - Member ABYC


Peace of Mind Pricing

2019 Rates


Boston Marine Surveyors fees are calculated based on the type of survey, level of complexity, location, size & age of the vessel. There are typically no travel expenses or travel fees for our surveys. Please do not hesitate to call us for an estimate, or to discuss the boat in general (781) 812-9570. We are proud to have the quickest turnaround time in the industry. After a full verbal report, our written reports are completed in 24 hours or less!


  • Pre-Purchase Marine Survey: $18 to $20 per foot depending on the vessel

  • Insurance Marine Survey: $14 to $16 per foot depending on the vessel

  • Inspection Appraisal (Condition & Value for Financing): $14 to $18 per foot depending on the vessel

  • Damage Inspection/Reporting: per quote

  • Estate & Legal Appraisals: $15 per foot

  • Loss Appraisal: $15 per foot

  • World Wide Service Available: Call for more information

  • Group Discounts are Available: Call for more information

Additional Services: 

  • Yamaha computer diagnostic reports: $100 per engine

  • Compression Tests (Outboards Only): $100 per engine

  • Drive by Evaluation (Ideal for out of state buyers who want to know general condition of the vessel before pursuing a full survey) $150 per hour plus travel

  • Expert Witness: $150 per hour plus travel

  • Vessel revisit: $100 per hour

  • Vessel Walk Through (No Report, Just Visual Inspection & Verbal Recommendations): $150 per hour

  • Oil Sample Analysis: $100 per engine, expedited shipping available

  • USCG Abstract of Title (Lien Search): $55

  • Deliveries: per quote

  • Orientations: per quote

  • Specialized High-End Appraisal: per quote

Yacht Consulting:

  • Yacht Management including: scheduled visits, starting and running engines, checking lines, fenders, inspecting bilge area, system testing, etc. (Ideal for out of town boat owners): per quote

  • Yacht Project Management: per quote

  • Orientations: per quote

  • Canadian Importing of Boats & Trailers from the Untied States: Call for more information