Being in yachting since age 15, I have been forever fascinated/spoiled by it.
Since march 2000 I have been fully specialised in prepurchase surveys only.
To really concentrate on these prepurchase surveys I decided from the beginning not to engage in new constructions and refit, damage assessment for insurance companies, deliveries etc.
Before that I spent 15 years just in purchase, repair and selling of yachts and boats. Rest assured that in that time frame you get trained and take care not to buy a little or big desaster!
Working for you can be described as:
To assure being up to date and in contact with the newest developments and knowledge I decided years ago to join quite a few surveyor organisations.
As a member I strictly adhere to the codes of conduct of the most important surveyor organisations in the UK, Netherlands, USA and Germany.
On the average about one month a year alone I spent on seminars and education!