Solent Yacht Services

MCA Coding Survey

The MCA requires all small vessels (up to 24 m) operating commercially to comply with the Small Commercial Vessel Code.

Pre Purchase Survey

This is a thorough investigation into every aspect of the vessel using the latest non-destructive testing techniques with the vessel ashore.

Pre Sale Survey

This is commissioned separately by the seller to the same scope and format as the Pre-Purchase survey.

Insurance Damage Survey

This is commissioned by the insurance company following damage to the vessel.


We work independently for our clients to the highest industry standards providing the following services around the UK, Europe and Worldwide:
  • We offer a personalised service  to the client, illustrated with helpful notes to maintain vessel value, carry out repairs quotes on our clients behalf.
  • Professionally trained surveyors operating to the highest standards in the industry.
  • Members YDSA we have access to and share information with a network of leading surveyors with experience of almost every type of vessel and defect.
  • We encourage our clients to stay in touch and are happy to provide ongoing advice for no charge.
  • We hold professional indemnity insurance and work in accordance with the YDSA Code of Practice.

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