We provide yacht surveys on sailing & motor yachts, commercial craft, sports boats and RIBs. The marine survey can be for purchase, insurance, valuation and damage assessment. With wide experience in yacht construction and maintaining boats, I provide a detailed opinion on the various repairs and upgrades possible when you are thinking of buying or restoring a yacht.

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I am an Accredited Member of the Yacht Designers & Surveyors Association (YDSA) which is the most prominent professional body for yacht surveyors in the UK and I am a full member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA). This assists in my continual professional development and ensures my customers get the best service possible.

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Yacht Surveys
For Private
& Business

My surveys are trusted by purchasers of yachts, existing boat owners, marine insurers, boatyards and other marine industries. I also provide services to banks, mortgage lenders and solicitors where a professional opinion and valuation are required.

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we are

independent yacht surveying company

I am a small, limited company with attention to detail and an efficient, friendly approach. With over 25 years' experience in building, repairing, operating and surveying GRP, wooden, composite and steel yachts.

based in falmouth

I survey yachts and boats throughout Cornwall and Devon, from Penzance to Plymouth but often happily travel further afield.


we DO

yacht surveys of private and small commercial craft

I undertake a range of surveys including pre-purchase, full condition, insurance, re-insurance, damage and tonnage measurement.

Consultancy work, repair and project management

Appraisals, repair specifications, overseeing of work, key stage approval and as an owner's representative are ways I can further assist you.


Paul Kerridge Marine Surveyors & Consultants Ltd. was started in 2008 and is continuing to develop an excellent reputation for thorough, professional yacht surveys.

Providing cost-effective

and reliable marine surveys

My pricing structure is competitive and transparent and you can be confident in the quality of my yacht surveys. My service does not stop on completion of the report but when the customer fully understands the condition of the boat and what needs to be done.

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