Pre-Purchase Inspections

The engines are a big part of a boat’s value. For peace of mind when purchasing a boat, the mechanical components of the engines and/or genset should always be inspected by an experienced and qualified Marine Technician.

Our thorough and comprehensive pre purchase inspections are carried out on all makes and models including Volvo Penta, Cummins, Yanmar, CAT, MTU and MAN.

You will receive a full detailed report listing all findings during the cold check of the engines and performance upon seatrial. Corresponding photos of any items of concern that require repair or replacement as well as approximate costings for current and future works.

Below is a list of just some of the items checked over during the inspection;

  • Fluid levels and conditions
  • Hoses and clamps
  • Gearbox and steering
  • Intake and exhaust system
  • Turbocharger condition
  • Engine performance testing
  • Fuel system condition
  • Cooling system condition
  • Electrical components (including batteries) and cabling
  • Trim and tilt
  • Propellers, shafts and rudders
  • Oil samples
  • Diagnostic checks

Pricing varies from single to twin engine, genset and horsepower.