Narrow Boat Services and Surveys

Full Pre Purchase Survey

Full pre purchase survey: £600:00

Listed below are the items checked or inspected during a full pre purchase survey:

  • Hull for cruising damage and build quality.
  • Hull plate condition and weld patterns to the base plate, counter floor and hull sides.
  • Hull outlets, freeboard and hull penetrations.
  • Hull plate thickness particularly at vulnerable areas.
  • Pitting depth and quantity.
  • Weedhatch assembly.
  • Cabin fabrication, condition and fixtures.
  • Hull internal.
  • Stern gear/ propulsion and rudder assemblies.
  • Engine and gearbox condition and installation, the engine is run under load for a minimum of one hour.
  • 12v system.
  • 240v system.
  • Gas system.
  • Plumbing, domestic water and heating systems.
  • Water tank/ toilet tanks (where accessible).
  • Fit out, linings and vessel interior.
  • Insulation.
  • External coatings.
  • Cratch and fore and aft covers.
  • Windows and portholes.
  • Decks and deck boards.
  • Fire fighting and safety equipment.
  • Ventilation.

(All full surveys include a new Boat Safety Certificate and a valuation).
Click here to print off a Survey Contract and Scope and Limitations of the Survey document.

Hull Survey

Hull survey £350:00

Listed below are the items checked or inspected during a full hull survey:

  • Hull for cruising damage and build quality.
  • Hull plate condition and weld patterns to the base plate, counter floor and hull sides.
  • Hull outlets, freeboard and hull penetrations.
  • Hull plate thickness particularly at vulnerable areas.
  • Pitting depth and quantity.
  • Weedhatch assembly.
  • Cabin fabrication, condition and fixtures.
  • Hull internal.
  • Stern gear/ propulsion and rudder assemblies.

Click here to print off a Survey Contract and Scope and Limitations of the Survey document.

In Water Survey

In water survey £450:00

Listed below are the items checked for a in water survey:

  • Engine and gearbox condition and installation, the engine is run under load for a minimum of one hour.
  • 12v system.
  • 240v system.
  • Gas system.
  • Plumbing, domestic water and heating systems.
  • Water tank/ toilet tanks (where accessible).
  • Fit out, linings and vessel interior.
  • Insulation.
  • External coatings.
  • Cratch and fore and aft covers.
  • Windows and portholes.
  • Decks and deck boards.
  • Fire fighting and safety equipment.
  • Ventilation.

(A Boat Safety Certificate is issued with every Full or In water survey, works must be completed within three months in order to avoid a re-test fee).

Click here to print off a Survey Contract and Scope and Limitations of the Survey document.

Boat Safety Examination

Boat Safety Examination £200:00

Areas of a vessel inspected during a Boat Safety Scheme inspection are :-

  • Fuel systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Propulsion
  • Fire fighting equipment
  • LPG system
  • Appliance’s and flues
  • Ventilation
  • Pollution prevention

For a more detailed explanation of the Boat Safety Scheme checks and requirements please visit www.boatsafetyscheme.org

 

Survey Reprint

Survey reprint £150:00

Valuations

Valuation £150:00

Terms and Conditions

Please click here to read more about the Terms and Conditions

All these services are available any where on the canal network in a 50 mile radius of Northamptonshire.