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Surveying Yacht and Small Craft Systems

surveying yacht and small craft systems


This course has been designed to give you an idea of what some of the common faults are with certain systems and how to report these facts.

The online course consists of 1 module that must be completed within 6 months. The module consists of text, charts and pictures to help with your learning and 10 multiple choice questions which you are expected to pass by 70%.

On successful completion of the module you will be rewarded with a Certificate in ‘Surveying Yacht and Small Craft Systems’.

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Module includes

  • Introduction
  • Exhaust systems
  • Air conditioning
  • Water systems
  • Fuel systems
  • Bilge pumps
  • Gas systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Safety equipment
  • Limitations of a Marine Surveyor
  • Non-intrusive examination

Meet the Author

Gary Webster

MIMI AMIMarEST MarEngTech DipMarSur
Gary has been sailing since the age of thirteen and has enjoyed everything from dinghy racing through to powerboats and cruising in the Mediterranean.

He has been in the mechanical and engineering field since 1977 and obtained Eng. Tech. qualification(Engineering Technician) in 1984. He is still actively involved in GRP repairs to yachts and small craft in his spare time and holds an MCA commercially endorsed skipper’s license.

He has been involved with insurance and risk assessments on vessels up to mega-yacht proportions and has carried numerous engineering surveys on behalf of claims adjusters worldwide. Gary has been responsible for producing reports on repair costing, fire and accident investigation and diagnosing and analysing faults for major international maritime companies and manufacturers.

Supported by:

Keystone Law
Global HR & Payroll Expertise (CESG)
British Marine
PYA - The Professional Yachting Association
Ocean Independence
MYBA - The Worldwide Yachting Association
Marine Society
Lead Yacht Underwriters Limited
IASA - The International Association of Ship Repair Agents