Pre-Purchase Yacht Survey

At ACP SURVEYORS, we recognize that purchasing a yacht is not only a significant investment but also a reflection of your passion for the open seas and the luxurious lifestyle that accompanies yacht ownership. Our mission is to provide you with the highest level of service and expertise through our comprehensive set of tests and inspections, ensuring you make an informed decision that aligns with your desires and expectations.

our Checklist

Our team of highly experienced marine surveyors is dedicated to conducting a thorough evaluation of your prospective vessel. We take pride in our attention to detail, which covers all aspects of the yacht’s condition. Our pre-purchase survey includes the following services:

Our surveyors will assess the structural condition of the yacht, checking for any signs of damage, corrosion, or potential weaknesses.

  1. Our team will test the yacht performances through sea trials, launches, and inspections, taking into account factors such as stability, manoeuvrability, and performance in different sea conditions and speeds.

Oil samples of main engines, generators, and gear boxes will be collected and analysed by our world-wide recognised partner laboratory. Results and indications will be shared on our report. 

Including but not limited to:

  • Mechanical and Electrical Systems Evaluation: We thoroughly examine the yacht’s mechanical and electrical systems, ensuring they are functioning optimally and meet all safety standards.
  • Safety Equipment Inspection: We will assess the onboard safety equipment, checking for compliance with international standards and ensuring that all necessary items are present and in good condition.
  • Onboard Amenities Inspection: We will assess the condition and functionality of the yacht’s onboard amenities, such as galley equipment, entertainment systems, pools, lighting systems,  interior areas and public spaces.

Comprehensive Survey Report

Our in-depth survey report will detail our findings, including any identified issues, maintenance requirements, or potential upgrades. This comprehensive document serves as an invaluable tool in your decision-making process, enabling you to negotiate with confidence and secure the best possible deal for your dream yacht.
In addition to our extensive pre-purchase survey, ACP SURVEYORS also offers a range of supplementary services to further enhance your yacht-buying experience. These include consultations on yacht valuation, insurance requirements, and financing options, as well as guidance on crew selection, registration, and flagging procedures. We strive to be your one-stop shop for all your yacht acquisition needs, providing personalised assistance and support throughout the entire process.

Our Commitments

Our commitment to exceptional service, professionalism, and integrity has earned ACP SURVEYORS a reputation as a trusted partner in the world of yacht ownership. We understand the complexities and nuances involved in purchasing a luxury vessel and are dedicated to helping you navigate these waters with ease and confidence. By entrusting us with your pre-purchase yacht survey, you can rest assured that you are making the most informed decision possible and embarking on a rewarding journey of yacht ownership that will bring you countless memories and unparalleled experiences.

Choose ACP SURVEYORS for your pre-purchase yacht survey needs and set sail with the confidence and peace of mind that comes from knowing your investment has been thoroughly assessed and evaluated by industry experts. Allow us to be your guiding light in the world of yacht ownership, helping you secure the perfect vessel to bring your dreams to life and create a lifetime of unforgettable adventures on the open seas.


Get in touch with our surveyors to arrange a meeting about your upcoming pre-purchase yacht survey:

Our philosophy

The reputation of our company is grounded in the trust of our clients. Our professionalism, clear communication process and proactive collaboration have helped us build long-term relationships with the majority of our customers.

Our approach is based on an uncompromising sense of ethics, the highest standards of quality and the use of cutting-edge technology.

Our work

We offer our expertise in project management of new builds, repairs, refits, valuations, technical and organisational audits, and consulting.

We guide our clients through complex processes with specialist advice and technical support. Our extensive experience is complemented by seamless efficiency that ensures a perfectly smooth process for our clients.