Don’t necessarily write your vessel off because of a higher moisture content

December 5, 2016 By In Uncategorized No Comment

Over the past few years I have been asked for advice from some of my clients but also from boat owners who I have met in yards, clubs and bars concerning moisture content of hulls. ...

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A surveyor’s view of boat selling

June 15, 2016 By In Uncategorized No Comment

After making  myself comfortable for the flight to Barcelona I read once again the sales details of the vessel I am about to survey. From the sales sheets and photos the yacht looks to be ...

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From a Surveyors Eye. Boat care tips from our yacht surveyor

January 25, 2016 By In Uncategorized No Comment

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Smart Boat Upkeep Tips for Autumn

September 28, 2015 By In Uncategorized No Comment

As the end of the sailing season looms, Yacht Surveyor, Martyn advises making a list of maintenance jobs while your boat is still in commission The summer for some has either been too short, too long,non existent ...

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Eyes and Ears – A new service from Marlin Yacht Surveys

July 14, 2015 By In Uncategorized No Comment

Have you seen a boat you fancy buying online, but can’t spare the time to go and view it. We can help. Eyes and Ears - A new service from Marlin Yacht Surveys Marlin Yacht ...

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A Diesel Bug Story

October 16, 2014 By In Uncategorized No Comment

Bug StoryFor the first time in fifty years of boating I met the dreaded diesel bug. You read about it and take steps to avoid it so when it infests your tank its a bit ...

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Bowman Talisman for Sale. £175,000. Holman & Pye Designed Blue Water Cruising Yacht

March 31, 2014 By In Uncategorized No Comment

Manufacturer: Bowman Price: £199,950 Location: Valencia Year: 1998 LOA: 50'0" (15.24m) Berths: 5 Draft in M: 2.29 Keel: Fin keel Bowman Talisman 50 for sale. Pleiades, a little history. There are only two yachts of this kind in existence. The first was ordered ...

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Pre Xmas Boat Checks

December 2, 2013 By In Uncategorized No Comment

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Some quick mid season checks for your boat.

August 5, 2013 By In Uncategorized No Comment

    Check the raw water impeller for wear. If, like me, you have done more motoring than you wanted to this season, it’s worth ten minutes of your time. I’ve just cleaned up my ...

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Boat maintenance tips for the procrastinators amongst you

July 13, 2013 By In Uncategorized No Comment

So the season has started! UK weather has perked up and the Med weather has settled down after a rather windy and cold start. I don’t know if you are the same, but I try ...

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