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·         CHAPTER 1--GENERAL DECLARATION OF UNDERSTANDING: This Report of Survey is limited to the exclusive and confidential use of the client-Commissioner of Survey as so named within the title block and on page one of this report. This report is the sole property of client, and support of this report by surveyor is limited to the client and is non-transferable. All notes and images are the intellectual property of surveyor, except as provided to client within the context of the report.
 I, Gary M. Beck, assert that I am an Accredited Marine Surveyor® (AMS® #900) and in good standing as so extolled by the Society of Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®) and so entitled to practice with all rights, honors and privileges thereunto appertaining.

This report constitutes, without prejudice, statements of the surveyor’s opinion of conditions as observed aboard the vessel the day of survey, sea-trial, or haul-out based upon visual observations of certain readily accessible areas. This report does not constitute or imply a warranty of the conditions of the vessel or associated equipment or future disposition, whether reported or unreported.  Conditions of the vessel and equipment are subject to change with known or unknown conditions, care, use, storage and exposure. Grievances shall be disposed of through mediation or arbitration as shall be determined by Surveyor and damages limited to the refund of fees paid.
·         CHAPTER 2—SURVEY METHODOLOGY & LIMITATIONS DECLARATION: The survey is limited to areas of the vessel that are readily accessible and not obstructed by the location of equipment such as engines, tanks, generators, bulkheads, finishes, trim, plumbing and such ancillary equipment, which prevent full examination. Methods may include acoustic sounding, readings of moisture meter, refractometer, electrical multimeter, digital camera, laser temperature, Engines, machinery, complex electrical, plumbing, mechanical systems and such components are observed to a limited extent.   Surveyor considers engines for American Boat and Yacht Council-ABYC®, and the relevant Code of Federal Regulations-CFR, manufacture recommendations, exterior conditions, and when started, visual exhaust emissions as sighted and audible sounds.

Surveyor is not a mechanic, and does not: do engine compression tests, or take oil samples, or test tanks for tightness, or test for quality content, or open up to expose parts ordinarily concealed, or operate or crew the vessel. Surveyor will assist as requested by the vessel captain, or intervene in emergency events.
It is not within the scope of this survey to research or provide the vessel’s ownership, lien, incident or maintenance history, however such information may be reported if discovered during the course of the survey.

Where wood decay is involved, there may be damage beyond what is accessible through visual or non-destructive observation.  

Vessel specification data where provided within this report is data reported by owner or other reputable sources, unless otherwise specified.

This Report of Survey is limited to the exclusive and confidential use of the client-Commissioner of Survey as so named within the title block and on page one of this report. This report is the sole property of client, and support of this report by surveyor is limited to the client and is non-transferable. All notes and images are the intellectual property of surveyor, except as provided to client within the context of the report.  I, Gary M. Beck, assert that I am an Accredited Marine Surveyor® (AMS® #900) and in good standing as so extolled by the Society of Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®) and so entitled to practice with all rights, honors and privileges thereunto appertaining.

This report constitutes, without prejudice, statements of the surveyor’s opinion of conditions as observed aboard the vessel the day of survey, sea-trial, or haul-out based upon visual observations of certain readily accessible areas. This report does not constitute or imply a warranty of the conditions of the vessel or associated equipment or future disposition, whether reported or unreported.  Conditions of the vessel and equipment are subject to change with known or unknown conditions, care, use, storage and exposure. Grievances shall be disposed of through mediation or arbitration as shall be determined by Surveyor and damages limited to the refund of fees paid
Where wood decay is involved, there may be damage beyond what is accessible through visual or non-destructive observation.  

Vessel specification data where provided within this report is data reported by owner or other reputable sources, unless otherwise specified.

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